Payroll Specialist

  • Affirm
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Nov 10, 2019

Job Description

Affirm is reinventing credit to make it more honest and friendly, giving consumers the flexibility to buy now and pay later without any hidden fees or compounding interest.
We’re looking for a smart, driven individual to join our Accounting team.  The group is responsible for maintaining the company’s accounting ledger, financial reporting, payroll processing and performing financial analyses throughout the company.  The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal skills while working cross functionally between teams and technical skills to back up their recommendations. You will be reporting to the Payroll Manager

What You'll Do

Collaborate with the People Operations, and Finance business units on all payroll matters with cross-functional impact such as, accurate benefit information, new hire processes, cash, bonus, terminations, and other adhoc projects impacting payrollCompute wage and overtime payments, calculate and record payroll deductions, process requests for paycheck advances, and process terminationsCheck and audit timekeeping records for compliance with established standards, maintain time and attendance records, review new hires information, post changes in pay and tax status, and miscellaneous changesBalance and control earnings and deduction totals, inspect automated system output such as registers and standard reports, determine and correct out-of-balance conditionsProcess garnishments and leviesAssist the Payroll Manager in maintaining the payroll-related procedures manual as the company growsParticipate in the month-end closing for all payroll, benefits, payroll taxes related accountsParticipate in the annual financial statements audit and be the main constant for all payroll related audit testingConduct year-end reporting for W-2’s etc

What We Are Looking For

2-5 years of payroll experience Associates degree or equivalent training and education beyond high schoolStrong math, analytical, research, problem-solving and critical thinking skillsKnowledge of NetSuite or UltiPro is a plusStrong system and data flow knowledge. Ability to learn and adapt to new process flows and software technologiesSelf-motivated, flexible, deadline-oriented and able to complete tasks with limited supervisionAbility to think creatively and critically and thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic, and often ambiguous work environment.