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Noom is the behavior change company that's disrupting the wellness industry.

Senior Payroll Specialist
New York City, NY, US
Job Description / Skills Required

Noom is looking for an exceptional Senior Payroll Specialist to join our People Ops Department to work directly with the Payroll & Benefits Manager in support of the payroll team and create a positive employee experience across all Noom entities. The Payroll team ensures payroll is processed in a timely manner, maintains compliance with tax laws, and balances and reconciles payroll  data and depositing and reporting taxes, and provides payroll support to our ever growing population of 3600+ employees across 39 states.  This exciting role will work collaboratively with other key members of the People, Accounting &  Finance teams. 


What You'll Do:

Payroll Processing

  • Payroll is executed on time and is correct
  • Reimbursements paid out on time (within 30 days)
  • Preparing and resolving all reimbursements and taxable wages issues
  • Undertake day-to-day payroll activity to ensure practical knowledge and smooth running of Biweekly and Semimonthly payrolls
  • Ensure accurate entry of employee salaries, reported hours, bonuses, severance pay, deductions and withholding for 401(k), garnishment requests.
  • Ensure that all timesheets are approved prior to payroll run
  • Executing LOAs from start to finish.

Payroll Tax and Compliance

  • Ensure all payroll related tax filings are completed timely and accurately, including the 
  • Work with tax agencies and payroll service providers to resolve tax issues
  • Ensuring compliance with company policies, relevant industry regulations, tax, and deduction laws.
  • Creating of new accounts with various federal, state, and local agencies as required
  • Work with team members to prepare year-end filings (W-2)

Payroll Accounting

  • Close out month-end close process with Accounting/Finance team during the month-end close process (Before end of month)
  • Prepare journal entries to be uploaded to the Accounting General Ledger, reviewing and reconciling monthly and quarterly reporting to ensure accuracy of payroll and identify corrections as needed.

Employee Population Support

  • Correctly responding to employee inquiries with current Company policy and potential changes 

What We Look For:

  • 2+ years of experience people operations, payroll, or accounting/finance
  • Knowledge of Payroll practice, laws, and regulations across multiple states. International experience is a plus. 
  • Experience working with individuals across various departments
  • Proven experience with HRIS/Workday and Payroll systems 
  • Strong HR project management experience, with an attention to detail and focus on accuracy.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, rapidly-changing environment by prioritizing situations which require a sense of urgency.
  • Strong data and excel skills

What Makes This Job Amazing:

  • You’ll be helping millions of people lead healthier lives every day
  • You’ll have wonderful benefits including healthcare/dental, wellness budget, daily gourmet meals prepared by our onsite chefs, onsite yoga, and annual technology upgrade allowance
  • You’ll experience huge learning & professional growth opportunities. Noom believes in supporting you; we’ll cover the cost of books, courses, conferences… you name it!
  • You’ll become part of our transparent, high-performing, and close-knit team
  • This is a full-time position that offers a competitive salary, equity, and benefits. We guarantee you will learn a tremendous amount in a short time. For those who value and excel in transparent, high-intensity, and high-impact environments, there is significant opportunity for advancement.

More About Noom:

At Noom, we believe that the individual is the greatest force for good, not just in their health but in unlocking their fullest potential. We apply the same principles inside Noom. Across our dynamic organization, we empower our teams to execute on big ideas and we start and end each day with responsibility to make the world a healthier place. Fortune, Inc., Glassdoor, and Crain’s have all named Noom a Best Place to Work including being named on Fortune’s lists for Best Workplaces in New York, Best Workplaces in Technology, Best Workplaces for Women, and Best Workplaces for Millennials.