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Payroll Specialist

Company: Newfront Insurance
Location: Myrtle Point
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

A bit about Newfront:

From the Mayflower to the moon landing, every venture relies on insurance. The $1 trillion insurance industry is fundamental to our economy and society, but remains stuck in the stone age. Incumbents rely on antiquated pen-and-paper process and there's a huge opportunity to transform it through technology. At Newfront, we're building software to supercharge insurance brokers and help them deliver a delightful experience to clients.

While we're a technology-driven company, we believe that people and trusted relationships matter. Newfront believes in empowering people rather than "disrupting" them. Our singular mission is to create the future of work for this massive industry.

We believe breakout growth creates breakout opportunities and diversity drives innovation.

IN THIS ROLE YOU WILL

  • Preparation of semi-monthly payroll for salaried and commissioned employees
  • Assist in calculating commissions and addressing questions from employees with commission compensation
  • Tracking bonus payments and bonuses due (referral, sign-on, performance, etc.)
  • Addressing general payroll inquiries from employees
  • Setting up new employees in the payroll system, 401k, and equity administration
  • Offboarding employees including final pay, equity repurchases, removal from systems
  • Maintaining accurate payroll data in the HRIS system
  • Managing special payroll circumstances such as one-off bonuses, terminations, retro pay, compensation adjustments, and other ad hoc situations
  • Responding to and addressing payroll notices including withholding orders, garnishments, payroll taxes, etc.
  • Filing and setting up employer information for different states as employees are hired or move to new locations
  • Managing leave of absence pay
  • Assisting with payroll sections of monthly financial statemen close and account reconciliation
  • Providing analysis of payroll and related metrics
  • Working closely with Accounting, FP&A, and functional business unit leaders to provide analysis

YOU WILL BE A GREAT FIT IF YOU HAVE

  • Experience at a start-up and in well-established accounting teams with the ability to bring knowledge of best practices
  • Willingness to work in a fast-paced and constantly changing startup environment with rapidly increasing headcount
  • Experience with Namely, Paylocity, Salesforce, or Netsuite preferred, but not required
  • Strong communication skills and experience in effectively presenting key data
  • Strong sense of ownership, organizational and time management skills, ability to multitask and prioritize

NICE TO HAVE

  • 4+ years of experience in accounting roles
  • BA/BS Degree in Accounting or Finance

Benefits and Compensation

  • Competitive salary
  • Stock Options
  • 100% employer-covered Medical and Dental
  • Commuter benefits and pet plan
  • Unlimited PTO
  • 401k Employee Contribution Program

About Us

We believe breakout growth creates breakout opportunities and diversity drives innovation. If you want to apply but are not sure if you meet all the requirements, we want to hear from you! Feel free to apply, we are eager to meet and consider any qualified candidate.

Our business is built on the idea that there are certain tasks that humans do really well and others that are better suited for computers and software.

Commercial Insurance will always be a relationship business, but we believe technology - plus best-in-class service - can empower brokers to close more business and better serve their clients.

The business is backed by top venture capital firms who would like Newfront to insure their 5,000+ portfolio companies. Our technology automates applications, renewals, certificates, endorsements, and claims. With our unique approach to the business and the ability to offer a better platform for both clients and Insurance Brokers, we are poised to become one of the top insurance brokerages in the world.

Newfront is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion. Newfront provides reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at HR@newfront.com.

Newfront is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Newfront provides reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at recruiting@newfront.com.

Keywords: Newfront Insurance, Medford , Payroll Specialist, Other , Myrtle Point, Oregon

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