Principal Payroll Analyst

Date: May 3, 2021

Location: Irvine, CA, US

Company: Skyworks


If you are looking for a challenging and exciting career in the world of technology, then look no further. Skyworks is an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors whose solutions are powering the wireless networking revolution. At Skyworks, you will find a fast-paced environment with a strong focus on global collaboration, minimal layers of management and the freedom to make meaningful contributions in a setting that encourages creativity and out-of-the-box thinking.  Our work culture values diversity, social responsibility, open communication, mutual trust and respect.  We are excited about the opportunity to work with you and glad you want to be part of a team of talented individuals who together can change the way the world communicates.

Requisition ID: 64800 

Job Description

  • Ensure timely and accurately processing of US and international payrolls
  • Process transactions related to terminations, leaves of absence, salary changes, payroll taxes, deductions, direct deposits, retroactive adjustments, stock awards and option exercises and more
  • Prepare payroll journal entries and account reconciliations
  • Research and respond to payroll related questions and discrepancies in a timely manner
  • Collaborate with IT, HR, Employee Benefits, Stock Administration, Accounting and others to ensure the efficiency and accuracy of payroll processes
  • Provide a high level of customer care, when responding to employee inquiries
  • Review year-end tax documents for accuracy
  • Perform User Acceptance Testing on system changes and maintain proper audit support
  • Ensure compliance with laws, rules and regulations and assist in documentation and monitoring of payroll internal controls
  • May lead audits of payroll and payroll related data


  • 5+ years of experience
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Experience with multi-state and international payroll preferred
  • SuccessFactors payroll or similar in-house payroll software experience strongly preferred
  • Proficient in Excel (lookups, pivot tables and formulas)
  • Team player with strong communication and organization skills
  • Ability to multitask in a fast paced, deadline driven environment
  • Possesses a high level of ethics and integrity and is discreet with confidential/sensitive information




Skyworks is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Irvine California
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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