Payroll Manager at Blink Health

| Greater NYC Area
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Blink Health is a well-funded healthcare technology company on a mission to make prescription drugs more accessible and affordable for everyone. We're scaling up in a highly complex vertical to change the way Americans access the prescription drugs they need.

Our proprietary platform and supply chain allows us to offer everyone — whether they have insurance or not — amazingly inexpensive prices on over 15,000 medications. With the addition of telemedicine and home delivery for prescriptions, Blink is providing a life-changing experience for people all over the country and fixing how opaque, unfair and overpriced healthcare has become. We are a highly collaborative team of builders and operators who invent new ways of working in an industry that historically has resisted innovation. Join us!


  • Manage and guarantee semi-monthly disbursement of multi-state payroll for 250+ employees, including garnishments and taxes consistent with federal and state wage and hour laws
  • Manage all payroll operations related to employee compensation (including bonuses) for exempt and non-exempt workers
  • Ensure all accounting transactions related to employee compensation are properly recorded in the general ledger
  • Ensure bonus and commissions programs are properly tracked
  • Assist with headcount planning and cost projections
  • Critically review and analyze current payroll and tax procedures in order to recommend and implement changes leading to best practice operations
  • Ensure all payroll information and records are maintained in accordance with statutory requirements

How to achieve success/acumen:

All Blinkers are expected to operate with our value of “Good Giving” in mind. Our culture is infused with the dedication and enthusiasm of employees who continuously strive to make a difference. Here’s how you will do that in this role. 

Good Execution - Do your best work 

  • Deliver out-of-cycle/ad hoc payments to employees and facilitate the production of manual checks or wire transfers to bank accounts as necessary
  • Manage the processing of unemployment, worker’s compensation and employee leave requests
  • Act as a point of contact with external vendor partners to resolve payroll issues and ensure timely resolution; hold vendor partners accountable for meeting SLAs
  • Resolve all payroll discrepancies, process semi-monthly adjustments and answer employee inquiries
  • Oversee the process for reviewing timesheets and entering semi-monthly payroll, including reconciling semi-monthly, quarterly and annual payroll reports as required
  • Manage annual preparation and delivery of Form W-2s and 1099s

Good Owner - Be the CEO of your role 

  • Ensure systems are updated to reflect our current employee base, including wages, sick and vacation time in line with current policies
  • Work with HR on a regular basis to assure complete coordination of pay, benefits, and deductions
  • Develop and document payroll procedures to ensure maximum efficiency
  • Assist in preparation of internal and external audits
  • Oversee compliance with statutory reporting and filing requirements
  • Manage preparation of relevant management reports including weekly, monthly, quarterly and year-end reports (gross payroll, hours worked, vacation accrual, tax deductions, etc.)
  • Monitor the accurate processing of staff appointments, transfers, promotions and terminations
  • Prepare and review payroll account reconciliations
  • Interpret new legislation impacting payroll

Good Learning - Learn something new every day 

  • Demonstrate curiosity and an interest in learning new techniques and improving upon best practices to stay up-to-date with current and emerging trends
  • Lead by example putting new ideas into action, failing fast and learning from each experience

Good Feedback - Consider the perspective of others 

  • Listen actively and respond effectively through a variety of channels
  • Give and receive candid and constructive feedback
  • Promote trust and encourage teamwork allow the product team to do their best work

Desired experience:

  • Workday experience (required)
  • At least 3 years in a similar role
  • In-depth knowledge and experience of payroll calculation and processing
  • Familiarity with payroll software
  • Familiarity with the accounting side of payroll (e.g. journal entries, reconciliations, etc.)
  • Full knowledge of current Federal, State and local labor laws, tax requirements and payroll regulations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to work under tight deadlines
  • Should be able to deal with difficult, sensitive and confidential issue
  • The applicant should have strong organizational, time management and prioritization abilities
  • Must have good knowledge of flexible spending plans, garnishments, employee stock purchase plans and stock options

Nice To Haves

  • Accounting degree
  • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) designation
  • Experience migrating payroll from one system to another preferred 
Why Join Us:

At Blink, we put humans first. We want everyone at Blink to be able to do the best work of their lives. We are a relentlessly learning, constantly curious and aggressively collaborative cross-functional team dedicated to inventing new ways to improve the lives of our customers.

Learn more:
Blink Website
Blink Pharmacy App for Android
Blink Pharmacy App for iOS

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity of all kinds. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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