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Payroll Manager



Accounting & Finance
Scottsdale, AZ, USA
Posted on Wednesday, September 27, 2023

About thredUP
thredUP is transforming resale with technology and a mission to inspire a new generation of consumers to think secondhand first. By making it easy to buy and sell secondhand, thredUP has become one of the world’s largest resale platforms for women’s and kids’ apparel, shoes and accessories. Sellers love thredUP because we make it easy to clean out their closets and unlock value for themselves or for the charity of their choice while doing good for the planet. Buyers love shopping value, premium and luxury brands all in one place, at up to 90% off estimated retail price. Our proprietary operating platform is the foundation for our managed marketplace and consists of distributed processing infrastructure, proprietary software and systems and data science expertise. In 2018, we extended our platform with thredUP’s Resale-As-A-Service (RaaS), which facilitates modern resale for a number of the world’s leading brands and retailers. thredUP has processed over 125 million unique secondhand items from 35,000 brands across 100 categories. By extending the life cycle of clothing, thredUP is changing the way consumers shop and ushering in a more sustainable future for the fashion industry.

Job Description

How You Will Make An Impact

thredUP is looking for a strategic partner to continue pushing the company’s payroll team towards world-class performance. Reporting to the Senior Manager of Payroll, you will support the payroll process and understand the local, state, and federal payroll laws. As the Payroll Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring payrolls are processed accurately and timely; payroll system configurations are appropriately functioning; and training, leading, mentoring the payroll team. In this role you will demonstrate a high level of accuracy and attention to detail and have the ability to multitask while working in a high volume, dynamic environment.

In This Role You’ll Get To:

  • Administer and coordinate daily operations of tasks in the payroll department

  • Manage and review weekly and semi-monthly payrolls for accurate timely payment of employees, process payroll as needed

  • Manage SOX compliance for all payroll processes

  • Train, guide and mentor direct report/s on payroll processes

  • Assist with payroll related general ledger needs and provide month-end reports to GL Accounting Team

  • Support stock administration with taxation information and processing taxes related to stock compensation

  • Manage reconciliation and funding of 401k contributions

  • Ensure garnishments are processed accurately and timely

  • Setup and removal of contractors in ADP

  • Manage any pay card payment process, and review and approve manual checks

  • Investigate and resolve escalated payroll issues, including work number issues

  • File for state tax registrations and reconcile quarterly payroll tax returns, and manage Tax Tracer monitoring and resolution

  • Manage Workers Compensation account setup for new states

  • Oversight of the Work Opportunity Tax Credit Program (WOTC)

  • Prepare necessary data for BLS Reporting

  • Support all reporting, reconciliation, and audit requests, as needed

  • Maintain ADP payroll system reports and protocols, Perform administrative functions within the payroll system, maintain policies and procedures related to payroll processing

  • Apply strong knowledge and understanding of system integrations including inbound and outbound file set-up and maintenance

  • Support all levels of management with professional, clear communication

  • Prioritize multiple tasks and projects as needed

What We’re Looking For:

  • Bachelor degree desired

  • CPP Certification desired

  • 3+ years’ payroll leadership experience

  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills

  • Experience with Workday and ADP preferred

  • Multi-state payroll processing experience

  • Experience using Microsoft Excel or Google sheets (Pivot tables, vLookups, concatenate, and basic formulas)

  • Restricted stock and employee stock purchase plan experience preferred

At thredUP, your base pay is one part of your total compensation package. This role pays between $102,000 and $122,000, and your actual base pay will depend on your skills, qualifications, experience, and location.

Many thredUP employees also have the opportunity to own shares of thredUP stock. thredUP employees are eligible for discretionary restricted stock unit awards, as well as a discount when purchasing thredUP stock if voluntarily participating in thredUP’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan. Subject to eligibility requirements, you’ll also receive other benefits: Comprehensive medical & dental coverage, vision, 401k, life and disability insurance.

What We Offer

  • 4-day work week, with Fridays off
  • Hybrid work environment: 3 days in the office and 1 day remote each week
  • Competitive salary (we leverage market data)
  • Many thredUP employees also have the opportunity to own shares of thredUP stock and are eligible for discretionary restricted stock unit awards
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Flexible PTO (take the time you need) + 13 company holidays
  • Paid Sabbatical after 3 years of full time employment
  • Generous paid parental leave for new mothers and fathers
  • Medical, dental, vision, 401k, life and disability insurance offered
  • We live by our Core Values of Transparency, SpeakingUP, Thinking Big, Infinite Learning, Influencing Outcomes & Seeking the Truth
  • RaaS - Inc. Magazine, 2022 Power Partner Awards
  • Thrift the Look– TIME Magazine, The Best Inventions of 2022
  • Winner of Lattice's “People Vision” - recognizing thredUP as a top place to work for our investment in professional development and our innovations in work-life integration

We believe diversity, inclusion and belonging is key for our team

At thredUP, our mission has been built on extending the lives of millions of unique clothing items. Much like our inventory, we are proud to have fostered a workplace that is one-of-a-kind. As a company focused on diversity, inclusion and belonging, we are committed to ensuring our employees are comfortable bringing their authentic selves to work every day. A unique perspective is critical to solving complex problems and inspiring a new generation to think secondhand first. Be you.

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