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Payroll & Benefits Specialist


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Location: Posted: Apr 05, 2022

Job Description

Making it easy to live well — whenever, wherever At Zeus Living, we believe housing shouldn’t constrain how, where, and when you want to live. At the center of everything we do are our people—our customers, partners, and the Zeus team. That’s what our founders knew when they started Zeus Living in 2015, setting out to make renting a home easier. The goal then—and now—is to create a new, modern mode of housing, making it easy to live well—reliably, safely, comfortably, even stylishly—wherever, whenever. We’ve grown and learned a great deal since we started. Today we’re a hardworking team of creators, problem-solvers, and strategists committed to our vision and values. Based in San Francisco and backed by Airbnb, Comcast, Bowery, and Initialized Capital, we’ve raised $125M in funding. The Role We’re looking for a human-centric and detail-oriented Payroll & Benefits Specialist who will be responsible for payroll and benefits administration. As the Payroll & Benefits Specialist at Zeus, you will be running our biweekly payroll and administering various employee benefits, including but not limited to health insurance, 401(k), and leaves of absence. This person must be well versed in applicable federal and state HR regulations for both employees and contractors, build trust with each person at the company, and maintain strict confidentiality.

What You’ll Do

    • Process biweekly payroll (hourly and salaried) and handle all payroll-related tasks in an accurate and timely manner
    • Manage hourly employee timesheets and prepare them for payroll submission
    • Ensure compliance with all payroll-related Federal, State, and Local employment laws and regulations (FLSA, wage, tax, etc.) within our existing and expanding locations
    • Handle garnishments, tax filings, and new state registrations
    • Administer worker's compensation, including coordination of claims and assisting with yearly audit
    • Administer leave of absence programs and policies in accordance with Federal and State employment laws (FMLA, ADA, etc.)
    • Manage employee benefit plans (including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k), etc.) and liaise with our insurance brokers when needed
    • Assist employees with all payroll- and benefits-related questions
    • Partner with the Finance team on payroll and benefits reconciliation, and tracking benefits usage
    • Leverage HR analytics to identify areas that need to be addressed and/or improved
    • Maintain Rippling (our HRIS) with all employee data changes and payroll records
    • Respond to employee and manager questions promptly with a service-minded approach
    • Monitor payroll and benefit processes for effectiveness and proactively improve and create new processes
    • Collaborate with other People team members on ad hoc projects

What You Bring

    • Previous knowledge and experience in payroll and benefits administration
    • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with the utmost discretion
    • Knowledge of employment laws and regulations such as federal/state payroll and benefits laws, regulations, and requirements
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office with at least intermediate-level Excel skills and comfortability with software such as Google Docs, Rippling, Lever (ATS)
    • Ability to work autonomously and independently, while contributing to team initiatives
    • An organic interest in continuous process improvement and effective project management
    • Experience working in a fast-paced environment; detail-oriented; not afraid to roll up your sleeves; and a customer-service spirit toward all employees
    • Alignment to Zeus’ core values & interest is our Equity, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging initiatives

Our Benefits

    • Zeus subscribes to the philosophy of total rewards, ensuring that our people are taken care of and supported holistically.
    • Competitive base salary, plus a chance to own a part of the business via stock options
    • Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage for you and your dependents
    • 401(k) with a company match (100% of the first 3% you contribute, and 50% of the next 2%)
    • 20 paid days off per year. After 2 years with the company, you’ll receive 30 days per year
    • And many more...ask us about all of this on your first chat with the Talent team
If you are hired in the US, we will require you to prove that you have received the COVID-19 vaccine or have a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated. At Zeus Living, We Are: Transparent : honest, authentic, communication, access to info, hard truths Humble : self-aware, ask for & accept help, inclusive, collaborative, respectful, thankful Iterative : speedy, willing to break things, growth-minded, creative, process-driven Human-centric : above & beyond service, surprise & delight, make things right At Zeus Living, we believe that bringing together people who have different worldviews, personal circumstances, and experiences improves our customer service, work, environment, and one another. Diverse strengths, abilities, interests, and perspectives power the flow of innovation and creativity, which is vital to our success. We encourage people from all walks of life—all backgrounds, identities, genders, ages, races, religions, abilities, and socioeconomic statuses—to apply. Zeus Living is an equal opportunity employer and we will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please let your recruiter know. You can find more about what we offer here! Apply for this job

About Zeus

Zeus Living is a provider of furnished housing for business and personal travel.

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