Payroll Manager

| Greater NYC Area

Finance & Payroll at Policygenius...

Are you passionate about accuracy with strong attention to detail and love of numbers? Do you enjoy being a trusted & knowledgeable resource for colleagues? We’re looking for a meticulous, compliant, and dependable Payroll Manager to join the Policygenius Finance team!

In the first role of its kind, the Payroll Manager will be responsible for owning the timely, accurate and efficient delivery of payroll services. You’ll act as a resource for all employees by clearly addressing a variety of questions as they relate to transactions impacting payroll. Reporting into the VP of Finance, you’ll have the exciting opportunity to build out your own team to help meet our evolving needs as we continue to scale! 

In this role, you will…

  • Work closely with the Finance and People teams on initiatives to streamline and organize our payroll function
  • Build out analytical reporting for various functions of the business to help them manage their daily operations
  • Oversee the day to day company-wide payroll operations, coordinate with vendors, and deliver pay accurately, timely, effectively, and within all regulatory, labor and tax guidelines
  • Assist with any internal and external audits and examinations
  • Maintain strong relationships with employees across a variety of departments including People, Operations, and other internal functions while consistently delivering high-quality service
  • Partner with Finance team members to help analyze and explain P&L and Balance sheet variances

We’d love to hear from you if…

  • You have 5+ years finance experience within a complex organization; Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • You have functional Payroll knowledge including a superior understanding of withholding tax, related tax filings, tax policy and employment regulations
  • Ability to analyze and interpret payroll data and an understanding of multi-jurisdiction, stock transactions and/or deferrals
  • You have experience with a non-exempt workforce
  • You are excited to own a business-critical function and transform it as we continue to add complexity to our business (e.g. our new Durham office!)
  • You have a basic understanding of accounting principles and the impact of payroll activity on financial statements.
  • You have outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • You have a client service mentality and the ability to work collaboratively while developing strong relationships with the team, internal stakeholders, and vendors
  • You have the ability to juggle numerous priorities and the desire to work in a dynamic and growing environment
  • You have experience using UltiPro or a similar payroll system

You can expect...

  • Company-paid health, dental, vision, life & disability insurance
  • 401(k) plan, FSA & commuter benefits
  • Generous PTO 
  • Training, mentorship and coaching from leadership
  • The opportunity to grow alongside a company shaking up a big, old-fashioned industry
  • Fun, diverse, open-minded coworkers
  • Dog companionship!!!

About Policygenius

Policygenius is America's leading online insurance marketplace. Since 2014, our mission has been to help people get the financial protection they need (and feel good about it). We make it easy for our customers to understand their options, compare quotes, and buy insurance, all in one place. Our CEO and co-founder, Jennifer Fitzgerald, is one of only four women in the US fintech space to raise over $50 million in venture capital funding, and we’ve helped more than 30 million people shop for all types of insurance, placing over $35 billion in coverage to date.

At Policygenius, we’re proud of building an environment that encourages our teammates to bring their authentic selves to work. Despite rapid growth (we’ve doubled in size year over year!), we’ve continuously maintained our inclusive culture through humility, hard-work, and humor, and we're looking for more people with grit, collaborative attitudes, and creative problem-solving skills to join our team. Come see why we’ve been voted one of Inc. Magazine's "Best Workplaces" two years in a row!

Diversity at Policygenius

Policygenius believes differences should be celebrated and is committed to building a team as diverse as the customers we serve. We welcome different perspectives and opinions to foster innovation, authenticity, and excellence across all parts of our company, and are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Policygenius highly encourages applicants from all walks of life. All employment decisions at Policygenius are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications without regard to actual or perceived race, color, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, political affiliation or belief, religion, disability, uniformed service, marital status or any other status protected by law. 

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Location

In the heart of the Flatiron district! Conveniently located near several NYC subway stops, the NJ Path train, and a short walk to Penn Station.

An Insider's view of Policygenius

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Think: startup meets productive adult office. The fridge is stocked with La Croix and there's usually a dog or two running around, but there's no ping pong. Everyone works hard and takes the job seriously. Strict "no chuckleheads allowed" policy. People are cool and from a really wide range of backgrounds.

Adam

Senior Product Manager

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

All of the normal challenges of building a modern (fairly cutting edge actually, if I do say so myself), scalable tech stack, just with the added twist of integrating with a bunch of fairly archaic APIs. The insurance industry historically isn't exactly a bastion of modern technology, but we're doing our darnedest to change that.

Trevor

Senior Software Engineer

What makes someone successful on your team?

Teamwork and problem-solving go a long way on my team and at Policygenius overall. I would say that individual ideas are not only supported but more importantly, encouraged. I'm consistently challenged, but always learning; our environment promotes both individual and professional growth. I'm looking forward to moving to the next level!

Masuda

Customer Success Associate

What is your vision for the company?

Our vision for Policygenius is to be the go-to consumer platform for insurance and financial protection. What Expedia did for travel, we're doing for financial protection. We're already the top platform for under-50 consumers for life insurance and disability insurance, and we're excited to expand that to new categories in 2019!

Jen

CEO

What's something quirky about your company?

So many team members have really interesting stories about their time before Pg. We’ve got trivia champions, ex-magicians, chicken bag experts, and even someone who used to be Madonna’s assistant. It’s all story-telling gold.

Justin

Chief Design Officer

What are Policygenius Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
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Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
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