Solairus is a US-based private aviation services company whose core business is assisting aircraft owners with the safe, reliable, and efficient management and operation of their aircraft. Our charter and management services are customized to meet the client’s individual travel and financial requirements, and to support their flight operation with the highest standards of safety and personalized service, regardless of the location of the aircraft.


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201 1st Streeet
Petaluma, CA 94952


Sr. Payroll Administrator

Department: Human Resources   Aircraft Type:
Location: Solairus Petaluma Headquarters    

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Do you thrive in a fast paced, ever changing environment?  If so, then we have a great opportunity for you!  We are looking for an experienced Sr. Payroll Administrator for our headquarters in Petaluma, with experience in multi-state payroll and excellent multi-tasking abilities.

The Sr. Payroll Administrator is solely accountable for the integrity of Solairus' payroll,  Ensures timely and compliant pay to employees, Administers and approves all payroll activities for 40+ states,  Audits each payroll, and is responsible for payroll feeds to various vendors.

Job Responsibilities

  • Maintains payroll information, directing the collection, calculation, and entering of data.
  • Responsible for ensuring accurate updates of payroll records; exemptions, changes, insurance coverage, deductions, and job titles, and department/ division transfers.
  • Responsible for the non-exempt timekeeping system.
  • Pays employees by directing the production and issuance of paychecks or electronic transfers to bank accounts.
  • Prepares reports by compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages.
  • Determines payroll liabilities by approving the calculation of employee taxes, unemployment, and workers compensation payments.
  • Balances the payroll accounts by resolving payroll discrepancies.
  • Prepares weekly, monthly, quarterly and year-end reports (gross payroll, hours worked, vacation accrual, tax deductions, benefit deductions, etc.) for management.
  • Performs various journal entries, account reconciliations, and provides general ledger support.
  • Manages all state and federal tax filings with support of our ADP 3rd party provider.
  • Responsible for all payroll audits and federal or state reporting.
  • Responsible for payroll records management in compliance with state and federal regulations. 
  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years’ experience as a Payroll Administrator


  • Experience with ADP Workforce Now strongly preferred
  • Experience processing multi-state and projected payrolls
  • Knowledge of employment and tax laws
  • Excellent mathematic and communication skills
  • Must have intermediate excel skills
  • Ability to maintain privacy and confidentiality

Physical Requirements

  • Repetitive movement of hands and fingers – frequent keyboarding to input data and information.
  • Frequent sitting at a computer desk
  • Occasional standing, walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching.
  • Capable of lifting files up to 10 lbs.
  • Coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously.

Why work with Solairus?

 Solairus Aviation is raising the bar in the aircraft charter and aviation asset management industries. Solairus is focused on exceeding the expectations of our clients and redefining integrated private jet services

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