Payroll Administrator

Are you obsessed with being accurate and love the details?  If so, we might have the perfect job for you!  CarGurus is looking to add a Payroll Administrator to our team. As a member of the People & Talent team, you will ensure accurate processing and reporting of payroll. This position will have an immediate impact within a growing organization.


  • Process bi-weekly and semi-monthly payrolls using Workday
  • Manage workflow to ensure all payroll transactions are processed accurately and timely
  • Reconcile payroll prior to transmission and validate confirmed reports (before and after processing)
  • Understand proper taxation of employee benefits
  • Process accurate and timely year-end reporting (W-2, W-2c, 1095c)
  • Create ad hoc financial and operational reporting as needed
  • Process manual check and stock calculations
  • Reconcile monthly benefit invoices
  • Respond to all questions timely and accurately
  • Complete employment verifications 


  • 1-3 years of experience processing multi-state and multi-cycle payrolls
  • Working knowledge of payroll best practices
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local regulations
  • Strong PC and/or Mac skills including proficiency in Excel
  • Experience with Workday
  • Strong work ethic with a team player mentality
  • Professional with the ability to handle sensitive and confidential information
  • Exceptional communication skills, verbal and written
  • Capacity for decision-making and problem-solving
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills
  • Familiarity with FLSA and recordkeeping requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree

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