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Payroll & Benefits Manager

| Greater Boston Area

We are looking for someone to run the nuts and bolts of our payroll and benefits administration here at Drift. Are you super diligent and love digging into the details?

What you will be doing on the Finance team at Drift:

  • Prepare and process semi-monthly payroll for 170 US employees (and growing!)

  • Own benefits at Drift - we need someone to be the employee resource for all benefits administration questions

  • Support and maintain our HRIS and payroll systems through day-to-day data entry of employee changes including new hires, terminations, salary changes, job title changes, etc.

  • Administer benefits side of our HRIS system, approving employee benefit transactions throughout the year and during open enrollment; update employee records in any relevant third-party carrier systems; ensure accurate benefits deductions and payroll-related changes

  • Become the administrator on Maxwell Health to maintain and monitor elected benefits with payroll and carriers for data integrity and timeliness

  • Respond to employee inquiries regarding earnings, deductions, calculations, withholdings, etc.

  • Key stakeholder in the evaluation and selection of payroll/benefits/HRIS systems

  • Being the owner and employee resource for all Equity Administration within Carta

  • Own and manage PTO for all employees

  • Coordinate and potentially complete required reports, audits, filings for payroll and benefits

  • Reconcile and track benefits premiums/plan expenses and invoice payments; support year-end and quarterly payroll audits; respond to auditing and regulatory authorities.

  • Process 401k funding files

  • Assist with processing claims for workers' compensation, disability and leave administration

  • Respond to unemployment claims; handle verification of employment requests

  • Oversee the maintenance of confidential employee files and records

  • Process COBRA notices and any applicable transfer of information

About you and what type of skills you’ll need:

  • Desired experience: 3-5 years in processing payroll and/or benefits administration for a growing and fast-paced company

  • Comfortable being sole person in payroll

  • Benefits Administration experience

  • Understanding of FMLA, workers comp and benefits

  • Multi-state and multi-site experience is preferred

  • Payroll/Benefits Certification a plus

Sound Like You?

Still with us? Excited? We are moving fast and hiring for this role now.

About Drift:

Drift is the world’s first and only conversational marketing and sales platform. More than 70,000 businesses use Drift to provide a modern buying experience for potential customers, generate more qualified leads, and dramatically accelerate the sales cycle.

At Drift, team members:

  • Have complete ownership and accountability over their role and functional area

  • Have complete transparency into the rest of the company (and are expected to show their work and do the same)

  • Have a sense of urgency. We are building a once in a lifetime company at Drift, so we move fast every single day.

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