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Payroll Manager

at Axios

Posted: 10/11/2020
Job Status: Full Time
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Job Description

Quick Take: Axios is a growth-stage startup dedicated to providing trustworthy, award-winning news content in an audience-first format. We're hiring a Payroll Manager!

Why it Matters: We are looking for a Payroll Manager to help maintain our financial data and report it in a useful and easily digestible way. As our Payroll Manager, you will work cross-collaboratively with our Executive and People Operations teams to maintain the companys payroll information in our PEO platform, and prepare financial reports, budgets and statements.

Go Deeper: In just over three years, weve built a 200 person, multi-state, successful digital media and technology company. We are looking for someone to join our growing finance team and help streamline our current processes and procedures for improving operational efficiency of our finance reporting and budgeting systems.

The Details: Ideal candidates will embody an entrepreneurial spirit, a passion for Axios mission and have the following: 

  • Work experience as a Payroll Administrator, Accounting Assistant or similar role
  • Hands-on experience with accounting software, like QuickBooks and Sage Intacct
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel (creating spreadsheets and charts and using financial Excel functions)
  • Understanding of payroll journal entries and accounting process, including balance sheet reconciliations
  • Ability to process payroll and experience in 401K administration
  • Experience calculating bonuses and commissions when appropriate
  • Excellent time-management and organization skills
  • Ability to resolve payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information
  • Provides payroll information by answering questions and requests
  • Capable of maintaining payroll operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes
  • Maintains employee confidence and protects payroll operations by keeping information confidential
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related financial and budget analysis as needed
  • BS degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics highly preferred

Dont forget: 

  • Competitive salary
  • Health insurance (100% paid for individuals, 75% for families)
  • Primary caregiver 12-week paid leave
  • 401K
  • Generous vacation policy, plus company holidays
  • Company equity
  • Commuter and cell phone benefit
  • A commitment to an open, inclusive, and diverse work culture
  • Annual benefit to go towards individuals learning and development 

Additional pandemic-related benefits:

  • One mental health day per month
  • $100 monthly work-from-home stipend
  • Tele-mental health services 
  • OneMedical membership, including tele-health services 
  • Increased work flexibility for parents and caretakers 
  • Access to the Axios "Family Fund", which was created to allow employees to request financial support when facing financial hardship or emergencies 
  • Weekly company-sponsored exercise and meditation classes 
  • Virtual company-sponsored social events