Part Time Specialist, Payroll & Benefits

About Birchbox:

Founded in 2010, Birchbox is a leading beauty and grooming retailer, offering an efficient, personalized way to discover and shop for new products. We redefined the e-commerce experience by pairing a monthly subscription of samples with a curated online shop featuring more than 500 best-in-class brands. Every month, subscribers receive five prestige samples tailored to their unique profile along with inspiring editorial content that creates a seamless path to purchase full-size versions of their favorites on In 2012, we launched Birchbox Man and expanded internationally, and in 2014, we opened our first brick-and-mortar store in Soho. Today we have more than one million subscribers and operate in five countries, including France, Spain, UK, Ireland and Belgium. Birchbox is headquartered in New York City.

About the Specialist, Payroll & Benefits position

We are adding a Specialist to our People & Culture team to manage the backbone of our company: payroll & benefits. We are looking for an innately detail oriented person who is excited about tracking and managing all aspects of our payroll and benefits processes.  Additionally, this person will provide outstanding customer service to our employees - answering questions and resolving issues.

*****Availability: This person will work a total of 20-25 hours a week.  Ideal schedule will be Monday-Friday 9:30am-1:30pm.*****

The Specialist, Payroll & Benefits at Birchbox will:

Manage Payroll:

  • Partner with finance team on planning and reporting
  • Manage all 3rd party vendor relationships related to payroll
    • Build partnership for ongoing success
    • Investigate issues/concerns that may arise
    • Ensure all invoices are processed appropriately and in a timely fashion 
  • Manage onboarding and offboarding of all employees ensuring timely inputs
  • Manage payroll process from beginning to end:
    • Gather inputs and documentation
    • Enter inputs according to payroll schedule
    • Process payroll according to schedule
    • Run reports
    • Update employee files and payroll files

Manage Benefits:

  • Manage onboarding and offboarding for all employees on all accounts
  • Ensure adherence to policies and laws
  • Manage benefits process from beginning to end
    • Gather inputs and documentation
    • Enter inputs into benefits provider systems
  • Manage all 3rd party vendor relationships related to benefits
    • Build partnership for ongoing success
    • Investigate issues/concerns that may arise

A successful Specialist, Payroll & Benefits candidate has:

  • 1-2 years of experience in payroll & benefits
  • Exceptional attention to detail 
  • Exceptional organization and project management skills
  • Experience with an HRIS system 
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and Google Docs a plus
  • Bachelor's Degree 



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