Payroll Specialist

Time zone
Anywhere 🌎
Salary, USD
65,000 - 80,000/yr
Full Time
Opening date
Closing date
31 Oct 2021

AvantStay delivers exceptional, unique stays for group travelers. The company has built a tech-enabled millennial hospitality brand to be the new standard for group experience. We are venture funded and growing rapidly in the explosive $100+ billion dollar STR industry.

What we are looking for…

As the Payroll Specialist, you’ll be the person in charge of the daily operations of payroll and being the front line person assisting employees with their questions about all aspects of payroll. You will act as an internal customer service expert, working with all employees to ensure they are paid in a consistent, correct, complete, and compliant manner. You will grow the team in a rapidly changing, high-growth environment, and work between the People and Accounting teams to make AvantStay a leader in employee experience.

What you’ll do…

  • Prepare and process semi-monthly payroll using Trinet and Ripping payroll for hourly and salaried employees, ensure each payroll run is consistent, correct, complete, and compliant
  • Prepare payroll related journal entries and reconciliations
  • Process and reconcile semi-monthly funding of benefit providers
  • Perform reviews to ensure payroll is compliant with established controls
  • Support the Workers Compensation and 401(k) audits
  • Work with vendors and cross-functional partners
  • Correspond as the first point-of-contact with all employees and vendors on any questions related to payroll, taxes, deductions, or earnings
  • Perform employee on- and off-boarding following a consistent checklist for each process
  • Ensure that HRIS Systems are current and up to date
  • Maintain the employee files and ensure they are accurate and up to date.
  • Oversee and perform material work related to regular payroll activities, including Open Enrollment, I-9 reporting, and 3rd party audits
  • Serve as a resource on payroll issues, effectively communicate policies, and explain processes and procedures.

What you’ll bring…

  • 4+ years of payroll, HR, and benefits experience
  • Strong knowledge of payroll/HR technical systems
  • Analytical, problem-solving and organization skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills; verbally and written
  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • Organized, analytical, and superior attention to detail
  • Positive and flexible attitude with great follow-through skills
  • Proven record to adapt to changing priorities and meeting strict deadlines
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite with intermediate skills in Excel including VLOOKUP, if functions, pivot tables, etc.

Perks and Benefits…

  • Salary: $65,000 -$80,000 Base + Performance Bonus + ESOP
  • Benefits and Unlimited Paid Time OffT
  • Team bonding and off-site events
  • Complimentary and discount stays at AvantStay properties
  • Flexible and remote working location

When you join AvantStay… You’ll be doing work that matters alongside an experienced and dynamic team, transforming the way people travel and vacation. Your place within the colossal travel and real estate industries will leave you with a wealth of opportunities to feel both challenged to innovate and rewarded for your efforts. Of course, we will offer you pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. AvantStay is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at AvantStay.

Equal Employment Opportunity…We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer- and celebrate our employees’ differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. Different makes us better.

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