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Payroll Administrator

Take-Two Interactive

Take-Two Interactive

Accounting & Finance
San Mateo, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

Who We Are:

Headquartered in New York City, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. is a leading developer, publisher, and marketer of interactive entertainment for consumers around the globe. The Company develops and publishes products principally through Rockstar Games, 2K, Private Division, and Zynga. Our products are currently designed for console gaming systems, PC, and Mobile, including smartphones and tablets, and are delivered through physical retail, digital download, online platforms, and cloud streaming services. The Company’s common stock is publicly traded on NASDAQ under the symbol TTWO.

While our offices (physical and virtual) are casual and inviting, we are deeply committed to our core tenets of creativity, innovation and efficiency, and individual and team development opportunities. Our industry and business are continually evolving and fast-paced, providing numerous opportunities to learn and hone your skills. We work hard, but we also like to have fun, and believe that we provide a great place to come to work each day to pursue your passions.

The Challenge:

The Payroll Administrator will assist with administrative functions relating to Tier 1 inquiry support and payroll transactions. This role will support all North America activities and report directly to the Payroll Manager, North America.

What You’ll Take On:

  • Assist team members in day-to-day data collection, preparation, and export of pay data files (Audit Reports, pay slips and Year End Statements) in accordance with the timelines outlined in the production scheduled.
  • Assist with payroll/tax/audit research and respond to escalations in a timely manner.
  • Work with internal departments in troubleshooting payroll related inquiries.
  • Create ad hoc reports for Accounting, Tax, Payroll, and other departments as requested using Workday.
  • Prepare off-cycle payment via direct deposits as necessary.
  • Assist with validating employee records such as terminations, address changes, work location changes…etc.
  • Set up direct deposit and tax withholding forms in the payroll system.
  • Apply garnishments to employee's payroll deductions and distribute employee copies.
  • Prepare pre and post audit reports each pay cycle for HR Partners to review and approve.
  • Enter employee timesheet reconciliation into payroll system

What You Bring:

  • Minimum of 2-4 years payroll experience, working in high volume environments.
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field from an accredited college/university preferred.
  • Payroll accounting theory, principles, practices, and applications.
  • Workday: HCM, Payroll, Time and Attendance and Absence Management.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite; intermediate Excel knowledge (i.e., pivot tables, v-lookups, etc.).
  • Strong team player, with the ability to work cooperatively with individuals at all levels.
  • Possesses strong technical and analytical skills and can deal well with complexity and abstraction.
  • Handles multiple and concurrent tasks in a fast-paced environment with little supervision.
  • Makes decisions in a timely manner, sometimes with incomplete information and under tight deadlines.
  • Capable of being well organized and command strong planning skills.
  • Professionalism, interpersonal and the ability to work with various personalities.
  • A self-starting creative thinker with analytical skills and ability to recommend solutions to complex issues.
  • Strong ability to work independently and with remote teams.

What We Offer You:

  • Great Company Culture. Ranked as one of the most creative and innovative places to work, creativity, innovation, efficiency, diversity and philanthropy are among the core tenets of our organization and are integral drivers of our continued success.
  • Growth: As a global entertainment company, we pride ourselves on creating environments where employees are encouraged to be themselves, inquisitive, collaborative and to grow within and around the company.
  • Work Hard, Play Hard. Our employees bond, blow-off steam, and flex some creative muscles – through corporate boot camp classes, company parties, game release events, monthly socials, and team challenges.
  • Benefits. Medical (HSA & FSA), dental, vision, 401(k) with company match, employee stock purchase plan, commuter benefits, in-house wellness program, broad learning & development opportunities, a charitable giving platform with company match and more!
  • Perks. Fitness allowance, employee discount programs, free games & events and stocked pantries.

The pay range for this position in California at the start of employment is expected to be between $24 and $35 per Hour. However, base pay offered is based on market location, and may vary further depending on individualized factors for job candidates, such as job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and other objective business considerations. Subject to those same considerations, the total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a bonus and/or equity awards, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an 'at-will position' and the company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation or benefit program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

Please be aware that Take-Two does not conduct job interviews or make job offers over third-party messaging apps such as Telegram, WhatsApp, or others. Take-Two also does not engage in any financial exchanges during the recruitment or onboarding process, and the Company will never ask a candidate for their personal or financial information over an app or other unofficial chat channel. Any attempt to do so may be the result of a scam or phishing exercise. Take-Two’s in-house recruitment team will only contact individuals through their official Company email addresses (i.e., via a email domain). If you need to report an issue or otherwise have questions, please contact

As an equal opportunity employer, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (“Take-Two”) is committed to fostering and celebrating the diverse thoughts, cultures, and backgrounds of its talent, partners, and communities throughout its organization. Consistent with this commitment, Take-Two does not discriminate or retaliate against any employee or job applicant because of their race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, age, disability, and genetic information (including family medical history), or on the basis of any other trait protected by applicable law. If you need to report a concern or have questions regarding Take-Two’s equal opportunity commitment, please contact