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Sr. Payroll Specialist

Denver, CO
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CPA not required
No Public experience required

The Sr. Payroll Specialist will partner with the business and employees to deliver a best-in-class payroll and benefits experience. This role will be critical in providing a welcoming experience for employees as we continue to expand our geographic footprint domestically and internationally. A successful Payroll Specialist will have a high degree of accuracy, with a passion for learning in a fast paced, high growth environment.


  • Assist with processing semi-monthly domestic payroll for four entities, and a monthly international payroll
  • Responsible for data integrity of all inputs into the payroll system, as well as the flow of data outbound to downstream benefit platforms
  • Constantly strive to improve systems and processes to ensure we are providing a market competitive experience for our employees
  • At ease presenting information and training to large groups of employees
  • Preparation of payroll journal entries, and month end reconciliation of payroll accounts on a timely basis in line with the close calendar
  • Coordinate new state registrations with legal department and proactive management of expansion by working with the talent team as we grow into new areas
  • Interest in learning more about stock administration, benefits, or accounts payable is ideal
  • Other job duties as assigned


  • 3-5+ years of total work experience
  • Bachelors’ degree in accounting, business, finance or related field
  • Confidently streamline and automate existing processes, while providing insight on opportunities for improvement
  • Ability to work and communicate with a diverse group of employees, from entry level to executive team
  • Comfortable in a consistently changing environment with high growth
  • Resourceful and able to drive projects to completion
  • Discretion in dealing with sensitive issues and ability to handle highly confidential information
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to distill complex thoughts and strategies into actionable recommendations
  • Experience with ADP Workforce Now, Fidelity PSW, and Carta is a bonus
  • Tech savvy and able to learn new systems and tools quickly

*The base salary for this position will vary based on geography and other factors. In accordance with Colorado law, the base salary for this role if filled within Colorado is $76,160-$89,600.

What you get:

  • A fast-paced and collaborative environment
  • Learning and development allowance
  • Competitive compensation and opportunity for advancement
  • 100% medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Unlimited PTO policy
  • Monthly wellness stipend, home office stipend

Equal Employment Opportunities at Checkr

_Checkr is committed to hiring talented and qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds for all of its tech, non-tech, and leadership roles. Checkr believes that the gathering and celebration of unique backgrounds, qualities, and cultures enriches the workplace.   _

Checkr also welcomes the opportunity to consider qualified applicants with prior arrest or conviction records. Checkr’s commitment to diversity extends to hiring talented individuals in spite of a prior criminal history in accordance with local, state, and/or federal laws, including the San Francisco’s Fair Chance Ordinance.

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