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Senior Payroll Accountant



Accounting & Finance
Mexico City, Mexico · Remote
Posted on Saturday, May 18, 2024

Senior Payroll Accountant

ID 2024-24478
Position Type

Company Overview

Docusign brings agreements to life. Over 1.5 million customers and more than a billion people in over 180 countries use Docusign solutions to accelerate the process of doing business and simplify people’s lives. With intelligent agreement management, Docusign unleashes business-critical data that is trapped inside of documents. Until now, these were disconnected from business systems of record, costing businesses time, money, and opportunity. Using Docusign’s Intelligent Agreement Management platform, companies can create, commit, and manage agreements with solutions created by the #1 company in e-signature and contract lifecycle management (CLM).

What you'll do

As the Senior Payroll Accountant, you have in-depth knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, proficiency in payroll, and strong motivation to contribute to the achievement of an accurate and efficient close process. You pay great attention to detail, deliver results under deadlines, and work effectively cross-functionally in a rapidly changing environment.

This position is an individual contributor role reporting to the Senior Accounting Manager.


  • Record month-end payroll accruals
  • Work with the Payroll, Total Rewards, and HR teams to prepare journal entries (e.g. payroll, expat tax, 401(k) funding, benefits)
  • Identify and resolve key issues
  • Perform reconciliations for all payroll-related general ledger accounts and investigate variances
  • Perform monthly and quarterly flux analysis over payroll-related accrual and expense balances
  • Document and maintain payroll accounting processes and procedures
  • Provide recommendations for streamlining or automating processes
  • Support internal and external audits and ensure compliance with internal controls
  • Participate in payroll and other ad hoc projects as needed

Job Designation

Remote: Employee is not required to be in or near an office frequently and works from a designated remote work location for the majority of the time.

Positions at Docusign are assigned a job designation of either In Office, Hybrid or Remote and are specific to the role/job. Preferred job designations are not guaranteed when changing positions within Docusign. Docusign reserves the right to change a position's job designation depending on business needs and as permitted by local law.

What you bring


  • Degree in Finance, Accounting or related
  • 5+ years of experience in payroll and general ledger accounting


  • Certified Payroll Professional
  • Experience with ADP payroll system
  • Experience with Oracle or other large ERP systems
  • High degree of analytical and problem-solving capability
  • Strong desire to learn and grow
  • Ability to work independently and balance multiple responsibilities simultaneously
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills
  • Understanding of US GAAP

Life at DocuSign

Working here

Docusign is committed to building trust and making the world more agreeable for our employees, customers and the communities in which we live and work. You can count on us to listen, be honest, and try our best to do what’s right, every day. At Docusign, everything is equal.

We each have a responsibility to ensure every team member has an equal opportunity to succeed, to be heard, to exchange ideas openly, to build lasting relationships, and to do the work of their life. Best of all, you will be able to feel deep pride in the work you do, because your contribution helps us make the world better than we found it. And for that, you’ll be loved by us, our customers, and the world in which we live.


Docusign is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application procedures. If you need such an accommodation, or a religious accommodation, during the application process, please contact us at [email protected].

If you experience any issues, concerns, or technical difficulties during the application process please get in touch with our Talent organization at [email protected] for assistance.

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