Head of Payroll

Full-time @DoorDash
  • United States View on Map
  • Apply Before : April 7, 2024

Job Description

About the Team

It’s an exciting time to join our rapidly growing Accounting team with ample opportunities to leverage your technical knowledge and work cross-functionally. We’re looking for a Head of Payroll to work with cross functional business partners to further develop and enhance our payroll operations both domestically and internationally.

About the Role

You will report to the Assistant Controller and work closely with our HRBP as well as Legal team to build state of the art payroll operations in a fast growing environment. You will provide oversight to ensure that our daily payroll operations and processes are accurate and seamless, and our processes are in compliance with internal controls, tax regulations and applicable labor laws. You will also be the main contact to provide any payroll related advice for any compensation strategy, M&A related activities and international expansions. Once our offices reopen, we expect this role to be 100% remote.

You’re excited about this opportunity because you will…

  • Deliver accurate and timely processing of our payroll in accordance with federal, state and local regulations and legislative compliance requirements.
  • Develop and implement short-term and long-term payroll strategies, including implementing solutions that will make our payroll process more efficient.
  • Develop and lead a team of payroll professionals, develop proper desk top procedures documentation and ensure SOX compliance.
  • Partner cross functionally, including HR, Compensation, Legal, and Finance to provide payroll related advice to support the company’s initiatives.
  • Be the go-to person for the business partners for anything payroll operations.

We’re excited about you because…

  • You have 10+ years of experience working in the field of payroll operations.
  • Subject matter expert in payroll processing and compliance, both domestic and international.
  • Experience in leading payroll system implementation.
  • A leader in cross functional projects involving payroll ops, providing sound advice for payroll implications.
  • Detailed oriented in ensuring the accuracy and timeliness of payroll processing.
  • Customer service oriented to ensure employees’ concerns are addressed timely.

About DoorDash

At DoorDash, our mission to empower local economies shapes how our team members move quickly, learn, and reiterate in order to make impactful decisions that display empathy for our range of users—from Dashers to merchant partners to consumers. We are a technology and logistics company that started with door-to-door delivery, and we are looking for team members who can help us go from a company that is known for delivering food to a company that people turn to for any and all goods. DoorDash is growing rapidly and changing constantly, which gives our team members the opportunity to share their unique perspectives, solve new challenges, and own their careers. We’re committed to supporting employees’ happiness, healthiness, and overall well-being by providing comprehensive benefits and perks including premium healthcare, wellness expense reimbursement, paid parental leave and more.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

We’re committed to growing and empowering a more inclusive community within our company, industry, and cities. That’s why we hire and cultivate diverse teams of people from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We believe that true innovation happens when everyone has room at the table and the tools, resources, and opportunity to excel.

Statement of Non-Discrimination: In keeping with our beliefs and goals, no employee or applicant will face discrimination or harassment based on: race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital/domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, or veteran status. Above and beyond discrimination and harassment based on “protected categories,” we also strive to prevent other subtler forms of inappropriate behavior (i.e., stereotyping) from ever gaining a foothold in our office. Whether blatant or hidden, barriers to success have no place at DoorDash. We value a diverse workforce – people who identify as women, non-binary or gender non-conforming, LGBTQIA+, American Indian or Native Alaskan, Black or African American, Hispanic or Latinx, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, differently-abled, caretakers and parents, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Thank you to the Level Playing Field Institute for this statement of non-discrimination.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, and any other state or local hiring regulations, we will consider for employment any qualified applicant, including those with arrest and conviction records, in a manner consistent with the applicable regulation.

If you need any accommodations, please inform your recruiting contact upon initial connection.


The location-specific base salary range for this position is listed below.  Compensation in other geographies may vary.

Actual compensation within the pay range will be decided based on factors including, but not limited to, skills, prior relevant experience, and specific work location.  For roles that are available to be filled remotely, base salary is localized according to employee work location.  Please discuss your intended work location with your recruiter for more information.

DoorDash cares about you and your overall well-being, and that’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package, for full-time employees, that includes healthcare benefits, a 401(k) plan including an employer match, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, wellbeing benefits, paid time off, paid parental leave, and several paid holidays, among others.

In addition to base salary, the compensation package for this role also includes opportunities for equity grants.

California Pay Range:
$139,500$222,000 USD
Colorado Pay Range:
$139,500$199,500 USD
New Jersey Pay Range:
$139,500$222,000 USD
New York Pay Range:
$139,500$222,000 USD
Washington Pay Range:
$139,500$211,000 USD

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