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Payroll & Equity Sr Accountant 

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Position Summary:

Sciton is growing rapidly and seeking a Payroll and Equity Administrator who will take ownership of the global payroll process and stock equity to calculate and maintain options offers, executions, and reporting.


In this role, you will be:

  • Manage end to end biweekly payroll process for employees, including commission payments for US and Canada
  • Process manual checks and/or voids for termination(s)
  • Partner with HR for on boarding, and educating managers, employees on time and attendance.
  • Analyze and audit payroll data for accuracy
  • Prepare journal entries related to payroll and benefits and record timely and accurately
  • Conduct consistent audits and reconcile payroll reports to the GL by reviewing payroll entries
  • Ensure compliance with local, state, federal regulations, and international locations
  • Respond to employee and manager inquiries in timely manner
  • Ensure that all forms of equity compensation are administered in accordance with the terms and conditions of the plan(s) under which they are granted
  • Be the point of contact for all internal and external inquiries related to equity
  • Consolidate and maintain equity database integrity and ensure accuracy of employees' data contained in Shareworks and other manual tracking systems
  • Perform routine audits on all data has been processed and reconcile shares
  • Ensure grants, exercises, repurchases and expiration are recorded in a timely manner in the equity platform, including partnering with HR to ensure new hire grants are captured in a timely manner
  • Prepare journal entries and supporting reports for equity-related accounts
  • Support all board meetings, as needed
  • Ensure completion of year-end tax compliance related to Section 6039 / forms 3921
Position Requirements


Essential Requirements:

  • 5+ years of payroll experience and 3+ years of Stock administration experience, CEP preferable
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced changing environment
  • Comfortable communicating with all levels of employees
  • Solid understanding of accounting fundamentals and payroll best practices
  • Knowledge of multi-state legislation and regulations in payroll field
  • Comprehensive and current understanding of ASC 718 preferred
  • Excellent MS Excel skills


Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Payroll & Equity Sr Accountant  
Location Palo Alto (HQ)  
About the Organization SCITON is an industry leader and manufacturer of medical aesthetic lasers and light source technologies. With a vision to improve people's lives, our top-tier devices are built to order with integrity by pioneering, customer-focused, and results-driven individuals.

At the heart of it, innovation is a fundamental cornerstone of our culture. We strongly believe that new ideas can come from anyone, anywhere, at any time and embrace an open-door culture that welcomes and fosters individuals who are creative, driven, passionate, and willing to take the lead with us. Join us for an opportunity to grow and make an impact.

Life at Sciton:

At Sciton, people matter. We are more than a company; we are a family, which is why we give all our employees:

• The support, recognition, and room to grow their careers within Sciton.

• Empowerment to develop their creative genius and encouragement to be lifelong learners.

• Incentives for creativity and innovation across the organization.

What Sciton offers you:

• Competitive health benefits

• Retirement

• 401(k)Employer Match

• Time off

• Professional Development

• Stock Options

• Employee Referral Bonus


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