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Christopher Simmons

Vice President, Controller, and Treasurer

Simmons Chris

Christopher Simmons is vice president, controller, and treasurer for Paychex. As a senior finance executive and principal accounting officer, he oversees the accounting, external reporting, treasury, and tax functions for the company. 

He joined Paychex in 2014 and has held various leadership roles within the corporate finance department, most recently as vice president and treasurer. He brings extensive experience in leading teams, managing risk, and creating value. 

Prior to joining Paychex, Simmons held various senior management positions, including global vice president of corporate taxes and director of external tax reporting at Bausch & Lomb. Before joining Bausch & Lomb, he held leadership roles with the tax consulting practice of a global public accounting firm. 

He earned a B.S. in accounting from Roberts Wesleyan College, a J.D. from Albany Law School of Union University, and an LL.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law. He is also a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Treasury Professional.