Payroll & Benefits Accountant at RigUp

| Austin
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RigUp is hiring a full time Payroll & Benefits Accountant to join our team in Austin! RigUp is the fastest growing technology startup in oil and gas, and we’re dedicated to transforming the energy industry for the better. Our growing platform enables our customers to do what they do best, with greater efficiency, less complexity and lower costs, while maintaining the highest safety and environmental standards.
We’ve become a proven, trusted player in our space, and we’re not slowing down—we have great opportunities for further growth. RigUp has an extremely supportive institutional investor base, a revenue stream that is growing very fast, and a stellar team of engineers, operations experts, and sales pros.
This role will play an integral part in managing the day to day payroll operations, employee benefit programs, and drive data integration for cross functional teams. The ideal candidate will utilize their previous experience to take full ownership of the payroll process and proactively implement process improvements in a fast growth, rapidly changing environment. This position will also be responsible for additional administrative accounting duties as assigned.

What we are looking for:

  • Self-driven. You need an execution focus and a strong sense of urgency and conviction.
  • Team player. You thrive on collaborating to solve problems in a fast-paced environment.
  • Detail-oriented. Your work is reliably accurate even when working fast.
  • Great communicator. You can communicate effectively across the organization to drive results.
  • Constant learner. You can grow your areas of expertise as we grow our product and business.
  • Motivated. You take initiative and seek out responsibility.


  • Manage weekly and semi-monthly payroll cycles for multiple subsidiaries maintaining a high standard of accuracy and timeliness
  • Assist Talent, HR and Finance organizations in managing employee benefits
  • Ensure compliance with state requirements for multi-state payroll processing
  • Assist sales org in managing monthly and quarterly commission calculations
  • Improve data quality of payroll-related information to integrate with our accounting platform


  • Education: 4-Year college degree preferred
  • 3+ years of payroll administration experience
  • Knowledge of state and federal wage and hour laws
  • Demonstrate solid judgment ensuring integrity, compliance, and confidentiality
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with proven ability to organize and analyze data


  • Flexible PTO policy
  • 401k Program with 4% match
  • Fully paid health insurance
  • Daily catered meals
  • Competitive commuter benefits
  • Work from home flexibility
  • Open office space in the heart of downtown Austin
  • Career development opportunities + partial reimbursement for ongoing education
  • $2,000 vacation stipend on your 3 year anniversary

RigUp is a technology company that's building a platform to better support the energy workforce. Through the industry’s largest marketplace, we’re improving the lives of contractors and helping service providers and operators find the people who will get the job done. Headquartered in Austin, TX, and backed by Founder’s Fund, Quantum Energy Partners, and Silicon Valley Bank, we’ve raised $123.8 Million in funding to support our mission to change the way work is done in the oilfield.
Our goal is to make RigUp an environment where any and all people feel welcome, respected, and free to be their authentic selves. We welcome applicants of all gender identities, sexual orientation, educational background, religion, ethnicities, veteran status, and citizenships. We’d love to learn what you can add to our team!

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • TensorFlowFrameworks


RigUp is located in downtown Austin right next to Lady Bird Lake. We're close to a ton of restaurants, coffee shops, bars, and trails along the water!

An Insider's view of RigUp

How does your team reward individual success?

We are rewarded with a promise. At the end of a season of ambiguity and strife, apart from any monetary or material items, we will always be able to say there was joy, encouragement, and meaning.


Customer Support Specialist

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

One of the coolest things we’ve been working on has been parsing resumes to gather information about employment history and references so that our consultants don’t have to spend a ton of time filling out confusing forms. We hope to get quicker, more accurate data while making the platform easier to access and more useful for our consultants.


Engineering Manager

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

RigUp has fostered my career growth by coupling my strengths and interests with the company’s needs. I’ve gotten the opportunity to fill a variety of different roles that I’ve gained an invaluable amount of experience from and that will increase my marketability down the road.


Business Process Analyst

What is your vision for the company?

At RigUp, we're building the largest job marketplace in the energy industry by making it easier for contractors to find work and for companies to staff up by hiring ready, qualified workers. As CEO, I want to grow an organization that creates value in the world and ensures RigUp is an environment where our employees feel empowered to make decisions



What’s the vibe like in the office?

The energy at the RigUp office is contagious. We work on interesting problems and are truly making a difference in people's lives. Work is simply better when you love what you do!


Talent Lead

What are RigUp Perks + Benefits

RigUp Benefits Overview

Competitive salary
Full health, dental, and vision coverage
Unlimited vacation
401(k) with 4% match
$2,000 annual vacation stipend starting on your 3rd anniversary
Regular off-site activities such as happy hours, team building events, intramural sports leagues, etc.
Catered breakfast, daily lunch stipend, and a fully stocked kitchen
75% tuition reimbursement on continuing education
Office in the heart of downtown Austin
Flexibility to work from home
Onsite gym

Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
We offer employees Paid on-site garage parking.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
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