Payroll Specialist (Part-Time) - New York, NY

Part-time | Commission
Transfix, named one of Forbes' "Next Billion-Dollar Startups" in 2018, is the leading freight marketplace that's transforming the $800 billion trucking industry, connecting shippers to a national network of reliable carriers. Fortune 500 companies such as Anheuser-Busch, Unilever, and Target rely on Transfix to handle their most important FTL freight needs. With instant pricing tools, guaranteed capacity, data-driven insights, and reliable service, Transfix is changing the world of transportation one load at a time. Join us, and leave a positive impact on the environment as we help reduce the carbon footprint caused by the 65 billion wasted miles on the road.

Based in New York City, Transfix is backed by top VC firms including New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Canvas Ventures, and Lerer Hippeau.

The problems we solve everyday are real and require creativity, grit, and determination. We are building a culture that challenges norms while fostering experimentation and personal growth. We're hiring team members who are passionate and are energized by the vision to simplify and transform one of the largest and most complex industries through technology, data and a strong commitment to customers.

As a Payroll Specialist, you will support the Finance team and Transfix’s growing employee base. You will be responsible for accurately processing our regular payroll cycles, and assist the accounting team to reconcile bank accounts, vendor transactions, and tax remittances.

Note: This role is expected to work approximately 20 hours/week.

If you are excited about tackling challenges to improve the lives of truckers and shippers across the country and reinventing an industry from the inside out, send us your resume.

What You'll Do:
Own end-to-end payroll process
Add new employees from HR platform to Payroll platform
Process semi-monthly payroll and coordinate with the People team to ensure all updates are accurately reflected
Report monthly wages to Department of Labor
Manage payroll accounting and compliance obligations
Manage approval process from managers for timesheet submissions
Remain in compliance with all legal and institutional requirements at all times
Familiarize yourself and keep current with the taxation of salaries, benefits and other factors
Process and monitor garnishment orders and other issues that impact payroll specification
Serve as the main point of contact for employee pay-related questions
Partner with People/HR Team on compensation changes, deductions, bonus and commission payments, vacation payouts, and benefits for employees
Report to Finance team to ensure alignment on employee data
Partner with Namely to ensure and provide all the information necessary for state quarterly withholding

About You:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
3+ years experience with full-cycle payroll
Experience processing payroll for 150+ employees in a multi-state environment
Experience with payroll software (Namely preferred) and 401K contributions (Betterment preferred)
Ability to work with and keep sensitive and confidential employee information private
Experience managing SUI and SIT taxes and garnishments
Advanced excel skills
Motivated, self-starter who enjoys working in a team-oriented fast-paced environment
Strong communication, detail orientation, interpersonal and analytical skills
Able to multi-task and meet multiple deadlines
Proactive about raising issues and sharing ideas
To all recruitment agencies: Transfix does not accept unsolicited agency resumes and will not be held responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.