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Regional Payroll Manager, Los Angeles - Equinox Fitness Clubs

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Regional Payroll Manager, Los Angeles - Equinox Fitness Clubs



Equinox Group is a high growth collective of the world's most influential, experiential, and differentiated lifestyle brands. We restlessly seek what is next for maximizing life - and boldly grow the lifestyle brands and experiences that define it. In addition to Equinox, our other brands, Blink, Pure Yoga, SoulCycle, Equinox Hotels and Equinox Media are all recognized for inspiring and motivating members and employees to maximize life. Our portfolio of brands is recognized globally with locations within every major city across the United States in addition to London, Toronto, and Vancouver.


We are passionate about high-performance living and we practice what we preach – investing time in our own health and fitness. We believe that everyone has untapped potential within them and it takes a disruptive approach to unleash it. We dream big and don’t settle for the status quo. We sweat the details. We never accept less than 110% to help each other deliver the Equinox experience and enable our members to get great results. We are obsessed with what’s new, what’s now, what’s next. Never following, always leading, living ahead of the moment in fashion, culture and consumer behavior. We aren’t just a company; we’re a community vested in each other’s success. We value humility and a team approach at every level of the company. 

If you are a high performing individual who is passionate about winning and inspiring others then we are excited to discuss career opportunities with you.

Job Description

The Regional Payroll Manager oversees the calculation and payment of salaries, wages, complex commissions, bonuses, and taxes, ensuring compliance with payroll regulations across several U.S. states. Regional Payroll Manager must also provide high quality customer service to both internal and external groups, related to inquiries and problem resolution. Compliance with all tax agencies and register with new tax agencies as required especially California compliance.

The Regional Payroll Manager will work in cross-functional teams (with HR, IT, accounting, and operations) as well as with outside payroll vendors, to develop and launch new processes.


Process multi-state, multi-country (US & Canada) Bi-weekly and Semi-Monthly payroll and regular accounting associated with payroll (reporting and reconciliations)

  • Oversee the maintenance of payroll records, liens, garnishment, logs and files in accordance with company policy and state and federal laws and regulations
  • Supervise 1 Payroll Coordinator and coordinate fiscal and calendar year-end processing of payroll, including supplemental payrolls, W-2, T-4 and other tax forms
  • Oversee processing of payroll check exceptions and court ordered deductions
  • Enforce established company payroll related policies, procedures and regulations
  • Audit all payroll work for accuracy
  • Work in cross-functional teams to develop and implement recommendations for improvements to efficiency and accuracy
  • Generate and review payroll general ledger files for distribution to company accounting personnel for journal entry upload
  • Support system upgrades, establishing testing criteria for updates and training/instructions for payroll personnel
  • Demonstrate continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service
  • Create, prepare, and analyze special reports for management and on an ad hoc basis

Generate and maintain payroll department records:

  • Payroll audit reports
  • Standard, periodic, and ad hoc HRIS reports for statutory and other Payroll/HR reporting purposes
  • Run and develop reports using Ultipro’s Business Intelligence
  • Respond to inquiries regarding employments status and history



  • At least 3 years of payroll management experience, in a fast paced, multi-state, multi-national payroll environment handling all related payroll functions.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or equivalent certifications/experience
  • Experience problem solving in cross-functional or matrix teams
  • Outstanding communications skills (verbal and written)
  • Strong leadership and supervision skills
  • Highly organized: strong attention to detail, ability to prioritize, multi-task, and complete tasks according to deadlines
  • IT and systems sophistication – ability to gather/develop system needs and translate into functional specifications
  • Must have Payroll experience in organization(s), particularly in multi-state, multi-national organization with 5000+ employees
  • Experience managing direct report(s)
  •  ULTIPRO experience preferred 
  • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) a +

Additional Information


  • We offer competitive salary, benefits and industry leading commission opportunities for club employees
  • Complimentary Club membership
  • Perks and incentives with our products and services including Personal Training, Pilates, Spa and Shop

All potential employees are required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination upon an offer of employment unless a reasonable accommodation is approved.

This job description is intended to describe the general requirements for the position. It is not a complete statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. Other duties not listed here may be assigned as necessary to ensure the proper operations of the department.

Equinox is an equal opportunity employer. For more information regarding our career opportunities, please visit one of our clubs or our website at

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. Must have a legal right to work in the United States. 

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