Job Openings


Job ID: BH490874

Category: Payroll Accountant, Payroll, Payroll Administrator

Senior Associate, Payroll 

Growing company seeking a payroll processor that has strong excel skills.  This position will process payroll for approsimately 110 employees. Ideal hire has global payroll experience . The position will report into a payroll manager.  Very fast paced environment.  401k administration and profit sharing plans experience is a plus.


  • Payroll processing
  • excel pivot tables, formulas.



  • Experience with retirement plans
  • Workday, Paychex, or ADP
  • Global payroll or UK Payroll experience
  • Bachelor’s degree



The Senior Associate, Payroll  will be responsible for achieving the following goals:


• Act as plan sponsor of the company’s retirement plans and be responsible for maintaining the plans and our relationship with our advisors

• Ensure accurate and timely processing and closing of payroll, payroll funding, and tax filings

• Identify opportunities for process improvement and recommend updates to payroll processing software, systems, and


• Ensure compliance with internal policies and controls, federal and state regulations and guidelines, and facilitate audits by providing records and documentation to auditors

• Protect confidential information and maintain employee confidence

• Build strong partnerships with business stakeholders

• Answer questions and requests related to payroll and plan information

• Work closely with Human Resources and management to coordinate and implement all changes

• Onboard and capture key data points of new candidates and employees into Workday prior to commencement of employment in a timely and efficient manner

• Participate in all HRIS application upgrades and testing

• Communicate process, including technology procedures, to end users in other offices and serves as an ongoing resource


The successful candidate will have an exceptional track record and reputation. Given the significant responsibilities of this position, the top candidate will be a mature, experienced individual. In addition, the successful candidate should have:

• 3-5 years of payroll and retirement plan administration (experience with UK payroll ideal)

• Bachelor’s degree or relevant professional certification

• Must possess a strong desire and aptitude to work with technology

• Prior experience working with Workday, Paychex and ADP a plus

• Strong analytical, quantitative and communication skills

• Mastery of federal and state payroll regulations and requirements

• Experienced in basic accounting principles and solid financial acumen

• Proactive mindset. Able to see the big picture, question existing ways of doing things, always looking to be more efficient, or look for ways to improve


The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Direct

Location: Providence, Rhode Island