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Payroll Manager at Skilljar
Seattle, WA, US
Skilljar is seeking a Payroll Manager to join our fast-growing team. The ideal candidate will be an expert in the area of payroll, compliance and payroll systems. They will support our high-growth trajectory and will work closely with our Controller to help Skilljar achieve our goals.

This role will perform complex administrative and accounting responsibilities required to process payroll for exempt and non-exempt employees in a multi-state environment. This individual will work cross-functionally with other teams to ensure that we have a scalable process in place to manage Skilljar’s payroll and compliance while the organization continues to rapidly grow.

We’re looking for a motivated, self-starter who is comfortable wearing multiple hats and thrives in a dynamic environment. You must be nimble, highly-collaborative, and able to think on your feet. This is a great opportunity to join a rapidly accelerating startup that has dozens of Fortune 1000 and mid-market clients on its roster.


    Lead all aspects of full cycle processing of semi-monthly US payroll to ensure accurate and timely payroll reporting
    Review, develop, document and implement payroll policies, key financial controls and standard operating procedures
    Understand and administer the complexities of multi-state payrolls to ensure compliance with company policies and procedures and regulations in multiple jurisdictions
    Manage implementations and integrations for payroll systems
    Research and advise on complex payroll related functions, systems, legislation and IRS regulations
    Assist with administration of leave of absences
    Assist in month-end close processes, including preparation of journal entries, reconciliations and account analysis
    Assist in ad-hoc duties as assigned


    Minimum of 5 years of professional experience working with multi-state payroll
    Comprehensive knowledge of payroll laws and payroll tax regulations
    Ability to work independently and as a team member in a time critical environment a must
    Experience with Gusto, ADP and NetSuite preferred
    Payroll system implementation experience a plus
    Excellent communication, organization and analytical skills
    Ability to interact professionally across all departments and functionalities within the organization

Our Benefits

    Comprehensive Medical Coverage: Skilljar pays 100% of our employee premiums for medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance. (PTO and family leave)
    Flexible Time Off: We believe in a healthy work/life balance and trust our employees to take the time off they need to bring their A-game to work.
    Benefits Package: Skilljar employees receive a monthly technology reimbursement for remote work, 401K savings plan, stock options, and access to an Employee Assistance Program.
    Inclusive Culture: We are intentional about creating a culture that is fun and inclusive. Join us for Fun Committee events, trivia nights, Bingo, and more!

The Company

Backed by prominent financial institutions, including Mayfield, Shasta Ventures, Trilogy Equity Partners, and Insight Partners, Skilljar is the leading enterprise customer training platform, transforming the way organizations onboard, engage, and retain their customers. Trusted by leading global companies like Slack, Tableau, Liberty Mutual, Cisco, Verizon, and U-Haul, Skilljar provides the essential tools and foundation for successful customer and partner engagement and enablement.

We are a team of bright, dedicated Skillets with startup drive and a passion for education. Headquartered in Seattle, WA, Skilljar is currently operating remotely, with employees based in Washington, Oregon, California, Arizona, Colorado, Utah, Idaho, Texas, Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, and New York.

Skilljar is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities.

Skilljar does not accept nor are we responsible for any fees associated with unsolicited resumes, LinkedIn bios, or any other candidate introductions.