Thrasio
How Goods Become Great™ | We provide people everywhere with the products they need to make the most of every moment.
Walpole, MA
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Payroll Manager at Thrasio

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Hop on the Rocketship 

Thrasio is a next-generation consumer goods company reimagining how the world’s most-loved products become accessible to everyone. We use a deep understanding of rankings, ratings, and reviews to identify and acquire quality brands and use world-class expertise and data science to make their products better or create new ones to meet changing customer demand.

We’ve got huge goals, and every Thrasher plays an integral part in getting us to the stratosphere. That’s why we only bring on people who think positively. Who look out for the team. Who tell their egos to take a hike while they get the job done right.

From the moment you hop on our rocketship, we give you the freedom you need to take big swings and push what’s possible to get us there. And if you fail, it’s cool—we know you’ll grow spectacularly. What matters is that you’re helping impact millions of people around the world who use our products everyday.

Because with every new spatula, pillow, or marker brand we acquire, with every coffee roaster or body wash we develop, our goal is to provide people everywhere with what they need to make the most of every moment - ensuring that what gets delivered to their door delivers. 

The Role:
Thrasio is seeking an exceptional Payroll Manager to manage all aspects of Payroll as we rapidly grow and scale across existing and new geographies. The Payroll Manager will be a key partner in developing and implementing strategies to scale payroll operations, systems, and controls, both domestically and internationally. This role will work in close partnership with People Ops, ensuring a consistent and integrated approach with respect to Finance and HR processes and solutions. Additionally, the Payroll Manager has responsibility over ensuring policies and procedures are being followed in compliance with company and legislative requirements.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop and drive the strategic vision for the Payroll function, including scaling and optimizing payroll administration, processes, and systems globally to support a high growth company
  • Facilitate the accurate and timely processing of bi-monthly payroll in Workday for 1000+ US employees
  • Transmit US payroll data for bi-monthly payroll to outsource payroll service provider (OSV) 
  • Partner with international Finance Leads on selecting a payroll provider outsource solution
  • Provide oversight and direction to various finance leads with respect to outsourced payroll solutions
  • Review audit reports for unexpected variances prior to approving payroll processing
  • Ensure garnishments are submitted and executed within Workday
  • Ensure data integrity within the HRIS system (payroll data, cost center structure, alignment across internal systems, etc.)
  • Design and implement controls to monitor and audit changes to Workday HRIS information
  • Facilitate year-end tax filings for federal, state, and local jurisdictions through payroll outsource service provider 
  • Document all payroll processes and maintain documentation for business continuity
  • Prepare monthly payroll-related account reconciliations
  • Act as primary Finance contact for payroll providers and benefit vendors; provide proper oversight to all external payroll partners/providers and escalate issues when necessary
  • Partner with various areas of People Ops, including Total Rewards, People Technology, and People Services teams for effective delivery of services
  • Provide the highest level of customer service to employees
  • Manage and resolve payroll-related employee service tickets
  • Ensure accurate and timely monthly, quarterly, and year-end reporting
  • Work in tandem with both People Ops and Finance leaders to ensure a high level of communication and transparency
  • Drive continuous improvement and efficiencies through best in class enhancements to processes and controls for payroll related activities
  • Collaborate with People Ops on designing/updating and implementing payroll related policies and controls (financial and operational) to ensure data integrity, minimize errors, and reduce risk of fraud
  • Produce ad hoc reporting and analysis that provides insights that enable and inform decision-making
  • Lead next phase of Workday implementation from a payroll perspective in partnership with People Ops

What you bring to the party:

  • BS in Business or related discipline; Accounting degree preferred
  • 8+ years of payroll experience with at least 1 year in a supervisory/leadership role; experience working within broader HR group is a plus
  • Professional (CPP) designation preferred
  • Comprehensive understanding of payroll administration processes and familiarity with enabling HRIS technology; specific Workday experience required
  • Multi-state and multi-country experience required
  • Experience working with outsource payroll providers, both domestically and internationally
  • Solid understanding of basic accounting principles and internal controls
  • Experience with developing, implementing, and executing effective internal controls
  • Ability to handle confidential information in a professional manner and with discretion 
  • Knowledge and general understanding of international payroll requirements, processes, and models
  • Possess agility and ability to thrive in an ambiguous, unstructured, and fast-growing/changing environment executing day-to-day tasks as well as larger projects
  • Strong project management skills with proven ability to manage/lead multiple projects simultaneously
  • Customer service-oriented mentality
  • Proactive approach to developing solutions and creative problem-solving
  • Concise and effective communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Employs analytical mindset
  • Operate with strong sense of urgency
  • Ability to multi-task, work well under pressure, and meet deadlines
  • Team-oriented and collaborative nature
  • Hands-on approach and willingness to be involved at a detailed level but also operate and think strategically 
  • High degree of initiative, judgement, and discretion
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Excel (pivot tables and lookups)

THRASIO IS PROUD TO BE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND CONSIDERS ALL QUALIFIED APPLICANTS FOR EMPLOYMENT WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, SEX, GENDER, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY, ANCESTRY, AGE, OR NATIONAL ORIGIN. FURTHER, QUALIFIED APPLICANTS WILL NOT BE DISCRIMINATED AGAINST ON THE BASIS OF DISABILITY, PROTECTED CLASSES, OR PROTECTED VETERAN STATUS. THRASIO PARTICIPATES IN E-VERIFY.

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Our office is about 15 miles southwest of Boston and is nestled between the commuter rail station, restaurants, town commons, and locally-owned shops.

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What are Thrasio Perks + Benefits

Thrasio Benefits Overview

Thrasio believes in investing in our employees' wellbeing. Our #1 priority is having a happy, healthy & harmonious team of employees to keep us on the path to success!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Beginning September 2021
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
Customized development tracks

An Insider's view of Thrasio

What's something quirky about your company?

Thrasio culture thrives on the "fail-forward" mentality and it really encourages people to learn from their mistakes rather than being ashamed of them. This has really helped me gain confidence in my work and allowed me to take necessary risks that I would have otherwise avoided due to fear of failure.

Sofia Cacho

Partner Success Manager

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Thrasio uses Zoom and Slack to foster collaboration between teams. Each brand has a dedicated Slack channel where we can talk through strategy and ideas. Often, groups will jump in a Zoom to talk through next steps and how we can work together to achieve success. These impromptu meetings and Slacks help us build a cohesive plan for each brand.

Keith Jarvis

Director Google SEO

What makes someone successful on your team?

The most successful people at Thrasio aren’t afraid to try new things and take risks. Even if things fail, taking accountability and learnings from that to put toward the next project helps us all be more and more successful as we grow.

Jackie Pomposelli

Director, Marketing Operations

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

Data is the heart of Thrasio. The Technology team fuels data-driven decision making that optimizes our brands and overall internal functioning. We design structures, systems, experiments, and tools to address critical questions. We teach business stakeholders how to understand and use data. We’re the source that informs our company’s direction.

Jeremy Freeman

Senior Vice President of Technology

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