Payroll Manager: Take charge

As a payroll manager at Engine Room, you manage full-scope payroll functions for multiple clients, using client-designated systems for payroll, benefits and retirement accounts.

Big picture

You forge effective, collaborative relationships with clients, processing platform contacts and fellow Engine Room team members, to ensure deadlines are met consistently and with impeccable accuracy.

Skills and qualifications

  • Collaborate in a dynamic environment, often toggling between responsibilities and clients
  • Well versed in Microsoft Excel, including Pivot Tables and V-Lookups
  • Ability to maintain confidential and meticulous records
  • Minimum 6 years’ experience in processing multi-state payroll with exempt and non-exempt employees
  • Solid knowledge of state registrations and payroll tax and compliance activities


  • Maintain client Payroll Workbook, including careful review and audit of payroll information prior to finalizing
  • Collaborate regularly with client teams, client payroll contacts and processing platform contacts to ensure correct, accurate and timely payroll processing
  • Become proficient in multiple payroll, benefit and 401k platforms
  • Ensure accurate and complete work in client payroll compliance; state payroll taxation; registrations; 401(k)s; Workers’ Compensation; W-2s
  • Manage client implementation and/or conversions of payroll and benefit plans
  • Take on other job-related tasks or projects as needed

Our environment

  • Energetic, warm, positive, supportive culture
  • Exceptional collection of finance and accounting talent
  • Vibrant, growing company
  • Inspirational, visionary clients making meaningful breakthroughs
  • Start-up thrills, without the risk
  • Flexibility and quality of life
  • Endless opportunities for learning and growth

To apply

Send your resume and a brief cover note to Heidi Green, Recruiting Director, at [email protected]