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Wayfair is a technology leader, reinventing the way people shop for their homes

Payroll Associate

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The Payroll Associate is responsible for the end-to-end processing of payroll for employees in the US and Canada. The Payroll Associate maintains the accuracy of the payroll, resolves payroll problems, audits and reviews summaries, prepares various payroll documents. The job requires strong payroll knowledge, attention to detail, collaboration and leadership skills.

What You'll Do

  • Research payroll problem areas and review current procedures to improve efficiency, effectiveness, and compliance
  • Produce, review and reconcile payroll audit reports
  • Ensure that all emails and tickets on our ServiceNow ticketing system are responded to within the 24 hour Service Level Agreement
  • Run Payroll Imports and Reports on ad hoc and periodic basis
  • Escalate any issues to Payroll Manager on a timely basis
  • Data entry of payroll transactions in Workday payroll application
  • Provide support and resolution on payroll issues to employees via email, ServiceNow and telephone
  • Calculate and complete manuals checks
  • Respond to associate and manager inquiries on a day to day basis by handling payroll related issues
  • Prepare payroll records for year-end W2 processing
  • Respond to requests for wage and employment verifications
  • Work closely with Payroll Manager to resolve any tax issues
  • Provide guidance and direction to less experienced staff

What you'll Need

  • Fundamental Payroll Certification(FPC) preferred
  • 2+ years related payroll experience
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office applications including Word and Excel required
  • Automated payroll experience, working knowledge of Workday HRMS payroll system
  • Knowledge of ADP working knowledge of payroll procedures and federal, state, and local regulations
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong MS Excel skills including experience with pivot tables and v-lookups
  • Detail oriented, organized, conscientious, possesses strong written/verbal communication skills, and has the ability to research and resolve payroll issues as warranted
  • Effective leadership skills that can energize multi-disciplined work teams to respond to business needs
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and conceptual skills, strong project management skills, with experience in organizing, planning and executing projects
  • Individual must practice strict confidentiality, regarding Payroll & Human Resources information

About Us

Wayfair is one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home. Whether you work in our global headquarters in Boston or Berlin, or in our warehouses or offices throughout the world, we’re reinventing the way people shop for their homes. Through our commitment to industry-leading technology and creative problem-solving, we are confident that Wayfair will be home to the most rewarding work of your career. If you’re looking for rapid growth, constant learning, and dynamic challenges, then you’ll find that amazing career opportunities are knocking. No matter who you are, Wayfair is a place you can call home. We’re a community of innovators, risk-takers, and trailblazers who celebrate our differences, and know that our unique perspectives make us stronger, smarter, and well-positioned for success. We value and rely on the collective voices of our employees, customers, community, and suppliers to help guide us as we build a better Wayfair – and world – for all. Every voice, every perspective matters. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or genetic information.

Wayfair at a glance

Wayfair is a technology leader, reinventing the way people shop for their homes

Wayfair focuses on E-Commerce, Home & Garden, Home Decor, and Furniture. Their company has offices in Boston and Berlin. They have a large team that's between 501-1000 employees. To date, Wayfair has raised $358M of funding; their latest round was closed on October 2014 at a valuation of $2.4B.

You can view their website at http://www.wayfair.com/ or find them on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.