Payroll Specialist

Mannkind in Thousand Oaks, CA

  • Industry: Accounting - Corporate Accounting - Senior
  • Type: Full Time
  • Compensation: $79,225.00 - 129,030.00 / Year*
position filled
At MannKind our employees are our number one asset, and we continue to be a tight-knit community where each of us has a critical role in our success. Committed to diversity, at MannKind we depend on a rich blend of ideas, backgrounds, and working styles in our quest to change the world for the better.

Position summary:

MannKind is currently seeking a Payroll Specialist who will report into the Corporate Controller. This position will ensure accurate processing and recording of the company's multi-state U.S. payroll and provide timely and accurate payroll administration. This position will be based in our corporate headquarters in Westlake Village, CA.

Principal responsibilities:

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Perform daily payroll department operations
  • Manage workflow to ensure all payroll transactions are processed accurately and timely
  • Reconcile payroll prior to transmission and validate confirmed reports
  • Understand proper taxation of employer-paid benefits
  • Process correct garnishment calculations and compliance
  • Perform compliances for unclaimed payroll checks
  • Process accurate and timely year-end reporting when necessary (W-2, W-2c, 1099 etc)
  • Develop ad hoc financial and operational reporting as needed
  • Process manual check and relocation metric's
  • Research and Respond to employee disputes and questions
  • Accurately process company Benefits including stock compensation.

Education and Experience Qualifications:
  • At least 3 years of directly related experience processing multi-state payroll
  • Solid understanding of compensation laws and withholding requirements for all types of taxable compensation
  • Knowledge of Fidelity, ADP or Paychex system preferred
  • Expert in compensation law and withholding requirements
  • Extreme attention to detail, timely and accurate
  • Working knowledge of payroll best practices
  • Strong knowledge of federal and state regulations
  • Strong PC skills including proficiency in Excel
  • Strong work ethic and team player
  • High degree of professionalism
  • Ability to deal sensitively with confidential material
  • Strong interpersonal (verbal and written) communication skills
  • Ability to communicate with various levels of management
  • Decision-making, problem-solving, and analytical skills
  • Organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills
MannKind Corporation (NASDAQ:MNKD) focuses on the development and commercialization of inhaled therapeutic products for patients with diseases such as diabetes and pulmonary arterial hypertension. MannKind is currently commercializing Afrezza (insulin human) inhalation powder, the Company's first FDA-approved product and the only inhaled rapid-acting mealtime insulin in the United States, where it is available by prescription from pharmacies nationwide. MannKind is headquartered in Westlake Village, California, and has a state-of-the art manufacturing facility in Danbury, Connecticut. The Company also employs field sales and medical representatives across the U.S. For further information, visit

Mannkind Corporation is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender (including pregnancy, breastfeeding or medical condition related to pregnancy or breastfeeding), age, physical or intellectual disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, gender stereotyping, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship, genetic characteristic or information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
Associated topics: benefit analyst, benefit consultant, compensation analyst, compensation consultant, incentive compensation consultant, insurance, payroll, payroll consultant, pension, salary

* Estimated salary

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