The Senior Payroll Accountant will assist in processing the Company’s payroll and payroll related accounting activities. This role requires a passion for processes and organization, as well as the desire to have a positive impact on our fast-growing workforce. This role will be based in Boston and will report to the Payroll Manager in Boston.
Assist in payroll processing for hourly and salaried employees ensuring payrolls are completed on-time and error-free.
Prepare and post timely accounting entries for payroll, taxes, commissions, bonus, etc.
Prepare monthly payroll reconciliations, including all required support for annual and quarterly financial statement audits.
Assist in year-end procedures including management of 3rd party vendor for generation of W2s and other monthly, quarterly and annual required tax compliance.
Provide support for various financial, state and insurance audits.
Provides exceptional customer support so that employees view the Finance team as helpful and responsive, our people never complain about payroll, and payroll questions are answered quickly and accurately
Partner with the Finance and People teams to develop and maintain Indigo’s “hire to retire” process
Ensures appropriate controls are in place and working effectively around hiring, paying, and terminating employees
Understand and embody our purpose & core values
Extremely organized with strong attention to detail
Highly trustworthy and able to handle confidential material
Works well cross-functionally in a collaborative manner
Rolls up sleeves and digs into the work to get things done
Comfortable flagging items outside of policies; persistent when it comes to following up
Team player who is open to creative ideas and doesn’t just fall back on doing what’s always been done
Positive, can-do attitude with exceptional customer service
Passionate about Indigo’s mission and core values
Pro-active ownership in work and takes extreme pride in their work product
2-5+ years of payroll processing experience, with at least 2 consecutive years of payroll at the same company
Advance excel and word skills
Some knowledge of state and federal tax laws and implications on payroll
Working knowledge of payroll/HR governance regulations, policies, etc.