Payroll Specialist / Sr. Payroll Specialist

Job Description

Who We Are

At AuditBoard we inspire each other to innovate and are proud of what we are producing. We spend each day thinking of new ways to delight our customers and contribute to the greater good of our company and our surrounding communities. We are all about assisting each other and breaking through barriers to create the most loved auditing, risk, and compliance platform by our customers. This is how we have become one of the 100 fastest-growing tech companies in North America for the second year in a row as ranked by Deloitte!  

AuditBoard transforms how audit, risk, and compliance professionals manage today’s dynamic risk landscape with a modern, connected platform that engages the front lines, surfaces the risks that matter, and drives better strategic decision-making. More than 30% of the Fortune 500, including 6 of the Fortune 10, leverage our award-winning technology to move their businesses forward with greater clarity and agility. And our customers love us: AuditBoard is top-rated on and Gartner Peer Insights.

Why This Role is Exciting 

As a Payroll Specialist / Senior Payroll Specialist, you will be a key member of a high-performing team and will play an integral role in building out a world-class payroll system. The right candidate for this position will be an individual who has a natural intellectual curiosity, strong analytical skills, and the desire to drive improvements and continuously simplify processes. The candidate will flourish in a “hands-on role”.


  • Process bi-weekly multi-state payroll for US exempt and non-exempt employees
  • Stay up to date and ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations 
  • Develop and maintain and manage workflow for systems and processes to support payroll expansion
  • Ensure an accurate and timely payroll for the following processes: base pay, time entry and overtime calculations, leave of absence and sick leave, health and welfare, statutory and supplemental benefits, payroll taxes, imputed income, W2's, and equity compensation
  • Perform timely and accurate month-end close process, including account reconciliations and accruals
  • Support payroll-related projects including year-end preparation, maintain payroll documentation, resolve payroll tax issues and support annual audits
  • Act as a key business partner with our HRIS team Complete end-to-end root-cause analysis on payroll issues as needed
  • Drive process improvement projects to streamline and automate manual workflows
  • Partner closely with our internal partners to provide our employees with a first-class onboarding and payroll experience
  • Prepare financial reports for accounting and audit purposes

Attributes for a Successful Candidate 

  • Experience with Paylocity is strongly preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance / Tax / Accounting (or similar field) preferred
  • 3+ years of functional experience with payroll processing and solid accounting skills
  • Intermediate/Advanced with Excel and Google products
  • Knowledge in labor and payroll tax laws and regulations
  • Strong communication skills, written/verbal, and the ability to interact with employees at all levels, including upper management
  • International payroll experience is preferred but not required
  • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) certification a plus


  • You’ll be launching a career at one of the fastest-growing SaaS companies in North America!
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Hybrid/Remote work environment
  • Lunch and snacks when you are in the office
  • LYBL! Live your best life! $200 a month to spend on anything that enhances your life.  
  • Celebrate your birthday with the day off
  • Charitable giving - get paid to volunteer for a day
  • All the traditional goodies….health, dental, vision, and holidays
  • Stock options
  • Bonus program
  • 401k to save for your future
  • Fun company and team outings!