Payroll Manager

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About Juniper Square

Our mission is to make the world’s private capital markets more efficient, transparent, and accessible. Privately owned assets like commercial real estate make up half of our financial ecosystem yet remain inaccessible to most people. We are digitizing these markets and as a result bringing access to millions who don’t currently benefit from one of the most productive corners of our financial ecosystem. If you care about making the world a better place by making markets work better through technology—all while contributing as a member of a values-driven organization—we want to hear from you. We’ve doubled our team in each of the past four years while maintaining an excellent culture and staying true to our values. We are well-funded and building for the long-term. We need YOU to help us achieve our mission.

About your Role

We are seeking a Payroll Manager to administer and manage payroll for our rapidly growing organization. We are looking for a detail-oriented individual with a strong acumen in multi-state payroll.  This role will work closely with the Accounting and Finance teams as well as the People Operations team.  In addition to administering payroll, this role will also own equity administration.  A key attribute of this role is displaying exceptional customer service to all colleagues and Company departments.  This role will own the payroll and equity functions, process semi-monthly payroll, and is responsible for reconciliation of compensation accounts.   This is a sole contributor role reporting to the Sr. Accounting Manager.

What you’ll be doing
  • Responsible for overseeing all aspects of the payroll function, including management of the payroll system (ADP workforce now), company-wide payroll processing (Domestic and International), payroll record keeping, reporting and garnishment processing and payroll distribution in compliance with local, state and federal guidelines.
  • Develops and manages the preparation of reports summarizing payroll, deductions, withholding, reconciliation of payroll data and resolve payroll discrepancies.
  • Participates in month-end and year-end close. Ensures the reconciliation and analysis of related balance sheet accounts, general ledgers, and journals.
  • Work closely with People Operations team to ensure that employee changes are processed correctly and made on a timely basis; review changes for proper authorization and adherence to company policy including compliance with federal, state, and local regulations
  • Comply with local, state and federal payroll regulations and respond to questions and special requests from regulatory agencies.
  • Research laws and regulations regarding taxes and payroll withholding procedures
  • Evaluate and implement procedures to improve department efficiency. 
  • Responsible for managing the worker's compensation audit.
  • Support successful execution of annual audit activity (corporate financial statements and 401K)
  • Own equity grant administration by managing all grant processing and records maintenance within Shareworks. Prepare and distribute grant documentation and related agreements to employees. Manage monthly cap table reporting. Support the accounting team with all equity based accounting activities. 
  • Process and reimburse employee expense reports ensuring proper general ledger and department coding.
Qualifications
  • 5+ years of multi-state payroll experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field
  • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) designation is preferred
  • Proficient with ADP Workforce Now payroll system
  • Solid understanding of federal, state wage, and hour laws including payroll, taxes, withholding, deductions, and garnishments
  • Thorough understanding of payroll processing, procedures, and payroll tax reports
  • Knowledge of tax regulations
  • Prior general accounting experience a plus
  • Able to work under pressure, strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to handle and prioritize multiple tasks and meet all deadlines
  • Skilled in MS Excel and MS Word and Google docs
Benefits
  • Competitive salary and meaningful equity
  • Health, dental, and vision care for you and your family
  • Unlimited vacation policy and paid holidays
  • Generous paid family leave, medical leave, and bereavement leave policies
  • 401k retirement savings plan
  • Healthcare FSA and commuter benefits programs
  • Freedom to customize your work and technology setup as you see fit
  • Professional development stipend
  • Monthly work from home wellness stipend while we're all remote
  • Mental wellness coverage including live coaching and therapy sessions
  • Home office productivity allowance to help create an ideal work from home setup.

At Juniper Square, we're building a company where all kinds of people from all walks of life are valued and respected. We encourage people from underrepresented backgrounds to apply. If you think this job sounds like you, come join us! We’d love to hear from you.

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What are Juniper Square Perks + Benefits

Juniper Square Benefits Overview

Benefits at Juniper Square include:
Competitive salary and meaningful equity
Health, dental, and vision care for you and your family
Unlimited vacation policy and paid holidays
Generous paid family leave, medical leave, and bereavement leave policies
401k retirement savings plan
Healthcare FSA and commuter benefits programs
Freedom to customize your work and technology setup as you see fit

...and, of course, the opportunity to take on great responsibilities as part of a collaborative, hands-on team that is building a new company from the ground up!

For more information on what it is like to work here: https://www.glassdoor.com/Overview/Working-at-Juniper-Square-EI_IE15457…

Culture
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Happy Hours
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Juniper Square reimburses up to $1,600 of approved purchases per calendar year that employees make for conferences, books, etc. related to their professional development.
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