Job Location:
Austin, Texas

We’re excited you’re considering joining a great place to work! 

Texas Mutual is deeply committed to creating and maintaining an environment of mutual respect and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.

About this Position

The Senior Payroll Specialist is part of a team that is responsible for supporting internal customers with payroll questions and ensuring the biweekly payroll cycle deadlines for 1,000+ employees are met. This position performs a variety of duties involving payroll processing; reviewing, entering, and auditing payroll data; and ensuring adherence to established payroll policies, procedures, rules, and regulations.

Working for Texas Mutual brings many benefits. Our employees can work from home two days a week with the remainder spent collaborating together in the office. You’ll also have the opportunity to work from anywhere in the U.S. for two weeks each year, in addition to vacation, personal and sick time. Giving back to the community is at the heart of what we do. You can volunteer during the workday with organizations that are most meaningful to you. Located in heart of Mueller, you will enjoy a modern office surrounded by parks, restaurants and shopping, our on-site fitness center and more.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

  • Oversees accurate and timely processing of biweekly payroll in accordance with company policies, practices, and procedures 

  • Subject matter expert in federal and state payroll compliance requirements and deadlines

  • Ensures deadlines are met and stays current with changes in law and pay policies

  • Monitors performance of payroll system by identifying system defects, enhancement opportunities, and system upgrades

  • Performs peer reviews of payroll and reports anomalies and research variances

  • Researches new regulations impacting the payroll process

  • Assists with developing payroll policies, procedures, and internal controls to identify, recommend, and implement changes leading to best practice operations; responsible for training payroll department staff

  • Demonstrates outstanding customer service in resolving employee requests and questions

  • Coordinate activities to assist with audits of internal records, workers compensation, tax payments, and completing regulatory filings (941, C-3, W-2…etc.)

  • Creates, reviews, and analyzes monthly journal entries, payment activity, account reconciliations, and general ledger activity

  • Coordinates vehicle titles, registrations, and other related record keeping for fleet vehicles. 

  • Maintains Fleet database with new vehicle purchases, fleet maintenance, fleet accidents and damages, fuel cards, and telematics system

  • Assists with ad-hoc finance analyses and provide project assistance or other duties as assigned

The successful candidate must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education, training, or experience

  • Payroll certification (CPP, FPC)

  • At least four years of payroll experience or equivalent education, training, or experience

  • Proficiency in the MS Office applications

  • Ability to demonstrate excellent interpersonal, multi-tasking, and time management skills

It would be great to also have:

  • Workday experience

Our Benefits:

  • Opportunity for remote work up to two days per week for most positions 
  • Performance bonus
  • Professional development and tuition reimbursement
  • Automatic 4% employer contribution to retirement plan
  • 401k plan with 100% employer match up to 6%
  • Three weeks’ time off for vacation  
  • Generous sick, holiday and volunteer time off
  • Day one health, Rx, vision and dental insurance
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Pet insurance and pet Rx discounts
  • Free on-site gym, fitness classes, and health and wellness resources
  • Free identity theft protection
  • Free 2nd medical opinion service
  • Free student loan repayment and refinancing consultation