Payroll Analyst, Inc. (NYSE:AI) is a leading Enterprise AI software provider for accelerating digital transformation. The proven C3 AI Platform provides comprehensive services to build enterprise-scale AI applications more efficiently and cost-effectively than alternative approaches. The C3 AI Platform supports the value chain in any industry with prebuilt, configurable, high-value AI applications for reliability, fraud detection, sensor network health, supply network optimization, energy management, anti-money laundering, and customer engagement. Learn more at: C3 AI

C3 AI is seeking a Payroll Analyst to join our team at our Redwood City offices. In this role, you will be highly involved in various aspects of the Payroll processes and initiatives. We seek a hands-on, self-motivated individual with experience thriving in high-growth environments. Reporting directly to the Payroll Manager, this role offers an opportunity to make a significant impact within our organization.

Please note that this position is full-time and located onsite at our Redwood City office.


  • Process semi-monthly, multi state US payroll, including medical benefits, FSA, ESPP, 401(k) contributions and loans.
  • Manage daily stock activities such as exercise and vesting.
  • Work closely with HR team on employee matters including new hires, terminations, leave of absences and other changes that affect payroll.
  • Maintain payroll operations by ensuring compliance with established company procedures and federal and state regulations.
  • Prepare payroll journal entries and assist with GL account reconciliations for month-end close.
  • Participate in quarterly reviews, annual audit, and SOX requests.
  • Provide back-up support for the Payroll Manager.
  • Act as the first point of contact for payroll related questions and inquires.
  • Assist in ad hoc requests including but not limited to 401(k) audit, worker’s comp audit, insurance renewals, benefits requests, and payroll cash flows.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or a similar field.
  • 3+ years of experience processing U.S. payroll.
  • Experience working in a high-growth company, preferably in the software industry.
  • Proficiency in daily tasks but also adaptable to changing priorities.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience with NetSuite Payroll is a plus.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel.

Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States without the need for current or future company sponsorship.

C3 AI provides excellent benefits, a competitive compensation package and generous equity plan. 

California Pay Range
$74,000$94,000 USD

C3 AI is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected characteristics, including disabled and veteran status. 

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