Compensation and Benefits Specialist at AffiniPay

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Compensation and Benefits Specialist
People Resources
AffiniPay is one of the fastest-growing companies in Austin having been consistently ranked on the Austin Business Journal Fast 50 and Inc 5000 lists. AffiniPay is experiencing tremendous growth and is on track to process more than $13B in payments in 2021 and continues its market leadership in the legal, accounting, architectural, and associations markets. We have a highly compelling fintech story with extraordinary upside for growth.
AffiniPay has been named one of Austin Business Journal’s Best Places to Work in Austin for the last two years, making our People Resources Team particularly proud of the work they do to support AffiniPay’s incredible teams. As a Compensation & Benefits Specialist on the People Resources Team, you will be responsible for managing the benefits enrollment and administration, conducting payroll, and all aspects of insurance billing and reconciliation. In addition, you will be responsible for the HRIS systems and all employment related compliance and reporting. You are very detail oriented and organized, with the ability to multitask and prioritize in a fast paced environment.
Your day to day:
  • Prepares payroll for review semi-monthly.
  • Confirms all salary increases, promotions, and unit option grants with staff members in writing.
  • Participates in the compensation process and prepares compensation history notifications for staff anniversaries.
  • Processes new hires, terminations, benefit, departmental, and salary changes in all HRIS systems
  • Conducts benefit open enrollment setups and processing, enrollment changes in the HRIS system and with the insurance broker.
  • Reconciles and approves monthly statements for all group insurance policies and maintains statistical data relative to premiums, claims, and cost of services.
  • Resolves administrative issues with carrier representatives.
  • Acts as a staff benefit consultant and serves as the point of contact for case escalation on behalf of both AffiniPay staff members and benefit vendors.
  • Prepares and conducts meetings designed to help the AffiniPay staff remain informed on company benefits and other related incentive programs.
  • Manages benefit slack channels, internal communication and events related to all benefits.
  • Leads all aspects of employee recognition programs such as Motivosity.
  • Research additional cost-effective benefits and perks that support our company culture and staff retention.
  • Assists with crafting HR policies and ensures the staff handbook is updated.
  • Responsible for file management and audits, including I9’s and staff files.
  • Manages employment verifications.
  • Ensures the distribution of required employee notices.
  • Generates monthly time off and payroll related reports as needed.
  • Responsible for compliance related documentation for staff in Texas and other states in which AffiniPay is registered.
What we are looking for:
  • Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years experience in HR and payroll administration.
  • Solid understanding of HRIS systems and platforms such as Paycor and BambooHR.
  • Detailed knowledge of system functionality regarding HR, compensation, and retirement processes.
  • Previous experience in roles with a strong focus on compliance and reporting.
  • Prior experience as an account liaison with an insurance agency is extremely beneficial.
  • Ability to understand and consistently apply Human Resources policies and practices.
  • Has a working knowledge of compliance reporting such as ACA, EEOC, and ERISA.
  • Demonstrates a detailed understanding of compliance and employment related law issues, including unemployment filings and federal, state, and local requirements (COBRA, FMLA, ADAAA, HIPAA, workers compensation).
  • High effective organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and prioritize in a fast-paced environment.
Affini-Perks! We've got you covered...
100% paid medical, dental, vision, disability insurance plans
Open PTO plan
401K with automatic 5% company contribution
Competitive bonus plan with anniversary rate step-up
Company equity option plan
Flexible work environment with remote work set-up
Paid parental leave
$1,000 annual charitable contribution match
AffiniSwag! (think fun branded merch)
Fun company events - in person/remote and everything in between
AffiniPayU learning and development
AffiniPals mentoring program
AffiniHealth wellness program
All the benefits of a startup culture without the downsides
The chance to be a vital team member of one of Austin's fastest-growing companies and ABJ Best Places to Work!
 About AffiniPay
At AffiniPay, we’re continuously taking on exciting and interesting problems to define the direction of the financial technology industry and transform the way professionals get paid. Our aim to become leaders in FinTech has fostered our fast-paced, growth-focused culture. We’ve assembled teams of highly collaborative problem solvers who are passionate about both personal and company growth. We are eager to build, work together, and go above and beyond to be industry leaders. We also know that our people are our greatest asset and responsible for our ultimate success. As such, we invest in our team members’ growth and development, recognize accomplishments, and celebrate successes together. We’re building a winning team, and we need more creative, collaborative, and fun-loving people to help us get the job done.
AffiniPay’s Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Efforts: 
AffiniLIFE (Learning and Inclusion For Everyone) is focused on Awareness, Community, Transparency, Diversity and Inclusion. We recognize that innovation occurs with a strong team of people who are diverse in background, personality, talent and ideas. We are committed to creating a welcoming and transparent environment for all that embraces those differences through education, equal access to opportunities and information, inclusionary programs, and community outreach. It’s not just AffiniPay, it’s AffiniLIFE!
AffiniPay is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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We're located in the beautiful hill country of Austin, Texas, just off of Highway 360. We're surrounded by plenty of shops and restaurants, too!

An Insider's view of AffiniPay

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The AffiniPay office is amazing! We have gorgeous views, fantastic resources, and a group of smart, fun people to collaborate with. I love coming in because I always feel energized and inspired!


Director of Event Experience

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

I write the documentation for developers who integrate with our Payment Gateway, and I work with a cross-functional team that includes Business Development, Product, and DevSupport. We guide partners and their developers as they create and maintain their integrations, and we work together internally to make the process quicker and easier.


Technical Program Manager

What makes someone successful on your team?

As part of the Product Management Team, we sit on the intersection of Technology, UX, the Business and the Customer. All of us spend a significant of time with our customers and the market. However, given that we are market leaders, we get to lead and influence our entire industry which requires bold yet analytical product decision making.


VP of Product

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

Dev teams are encouraged to come up with creative ideas both to technically solve existing problems as well as identify business problems which the company may or may not currently comprehend. 


EVP Engineering

What projects are you most excited about?

The project I am most excited about at this time is helping build our integrated payment platform. It presents a ton of interesting problems to solve including how to ensure our customers get paid at scale!


Senior Software Engineer

What are AffiniPay Perks + Benefits

AffiniPay Benefits Overview

Employee happiness and well-being are key to our success, which is why we’ll reward your hard work and strive to earn your loyalty with fantastic perks and incentives.

Volunteer in local community
AffiniPay's AffiniCares team organizes local volunteer activities such as Clean Up Lady Bird Lake, Partnerships for Children's Wish Program, and Build a Bike.
Partners with Nonprofits
AffiniPay partners with non profits such as Partnerships for Children.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Our staff has the opportunity to get involved with things such as event planning, volunteer and health committees.
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
We have a group that meets periodically called the Diversity Round Table where we cover topics related to and around diversity issues in our world.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
AffiniPay contributes an automatic 5% to our staff's 401(K).
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Paid industry certifications
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