Payroll Administrator at Bounteous

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We are a fast-growing company seeking a full-time payroll manager to administer U.S.-based payroll across 6+ offices and 30+ states. The ideal candidate has deep payroll experience using a variety of platforms, has keen attention to detail, understands payroll compliance, is able to effectively work autonomously yet raise a hand when needed, is experienced in benefits deductions, and can support the Finance & Operations team with reporting.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the preparation and processing of semi-monthly payroll for a fast-growing company, currently at 500+ employees
  • Track and deduct all garnishments and other special payroll deductions
  • Responsible for the coordination efforts between payroll, Talent & Culture, Finance, and other departments to ensure proper flow and maintenance of employee data 
  • Handle the approval of expense reports, as well as the administration of expenses in the accounting system, and troubleshooting expense issues
  • Trains new employees on the expense reporting process
  • Applies for state income tax and state unemployment tax accounts when remote employees are on-boarded
  • Submits quarterly payroll tax and quarterly workers comp reports for states requiring additional filing
  • Serves as the administrator for the company 401k plan; enters updates into payroll based on weekly and monthly reports from our plan provider
  • Handles all administrative duties related to the company credit card account, including pulling monthly statements, reporting lost or stolen cards, ordering new cards, and adding users
  • Manages the company travel portal, overseeing all company travel booked onto corporate credit cards, pulling reports to show average monthly spend and savings; explores ways to leverage savings by utilizing awards programs
  • Acts as administrator for the company Charitable Trust; regularly submits employee donation match requests
  • Participates in audits and legal administrative duties, as tasked 
  • Serves as a staff accounting backfill, when team members are on leave
  • Ability to work with sensitive data and has a strict understanding of privacy

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate Degree in Business Administration/Finance required; Accounting Degree preferred
  • Three+ years in a Payroll Office performing all payroll functions; three years additional payroll office experience in lieu of Associate's degree
  • Extremely strong Excel skills and strong MS Word, Outlook, and Sharepoint skills; NetSuite/OpenAir experience a plus
  • Strong skills using and understanding the flow of transactions in an integrated and automated payroll accounting system
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise extreme discretion
  • Excellent problem solving/judgment skills, and high level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks, meet all deadlines, and is extremely dependable
  • Experience with integrating acquired companies into payroll systems a plus
  • Experience participating in the selection of payroll vendors a plus 
  • Experience with Namely payroll or other API systems (e.g., Bamboo) a plus

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Location

We're headquartered in Ravenswood, Chicago, a family-friendly neighborhood that has a plethora of unique shops, restaurants, and breweries!

An Insider's view of Bounteous

What does your typical day look like?

There is no typical day for a Data Scientist. Some days I am heads-down coding 80% of the time; others are filled with multiple client presentations, internal discussions, or even writing a blog post. Being able to utilize my data science knowledge and make an impact on clients' business is an incredibly rewarding experience for me.

Vera

Data Scientist

What are Bounteous Perks + Benefits

Bounteous Benefits Overview

Yes, we offer competitive paychecks and annual bonuses, but we also offer top-of-the-line healthcare, vision, dental, disability, and life insurance; flexible spending accounts, including transportation savings; 401(k) benefits; and a take-what-you-need vacation policy. At Bounteous, rewarding our people for a job well done is the most important job we do.

You could say our perks start with free craft brew (including Bounteous' own) at Beer O’clock or with the Friday lunches and snacks all day, every day. Offering flexible working hours and choosing from two comfortable offices in public transportation and restaurant-friendly locations are definite pluses. For some, it’s the shiny new Apple computers and displays. For others, it’s our annual Hackathon, lunch and learn sessions, a tech conference, or certification opportunity. Or maybe it’s simply the camaraderie during an annual 5K, a bunch of coworkers kicking back and playing games during happy hour, a competitive dodgeball tournament, or bringing a date to our annual holiday bash. No matter which is your favorite, Bounteous is never short on perks!

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences

Additional Perks + Benefits

First-rate salary, “Take What You Need” vacation policy, and competitive bonus incentives • The opportunity to work side-by-side with smart, passionate team members and to be paired with a Mentor and Career Coach to help you reach your personal and professional development goals! • Amazing, holiday parties and frequent team activities, get-togethers, shindigs, and powwows, including an annual Hackathon! • An incomparable benefits package for you and your family, including: 401(k) retirement; fully paid premiums for healthcare, long-term disability, and life insurance; and dental and vision programs • Opportunities to regularly participate in community volunteer events and our charitable contribution program

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