Payroll Manager

CarGurus is looking to add a Payroll Manager to our growing team. As a member of the People & Talent team, you will ensure accurate processing, reporting and tax filing of payroll. This position will have an immediate impact within our organization.


  • Oversee processing of bi-weekly and semi-monthly US payrolls using Workday (serve as primary backup for vacation and leaves of absence)
  • Review all transactions prior to processing, complete and settle payroll
  • Provide monthly data changes to international payroll provider for processing
  • Manage and coach Payroll Specialist
  • Process accurate and timely year-end reporting (W-2, W-2c,1095c)
  • Create ad hoc financial and operational reporting as needed
  • Main point of contact for internal and external payroll audits
  • Respond to all questions timely and accurately


  • 3-5 years of experience managing multi-state and multi-cycle payrolls with international experience a plus
  • Working knowledge of payroll best practices
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local wage and hour laws
  • 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 record keeping requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree

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