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Payroll and Accounts Payable Manager

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M+R
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Washington, DC
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Published 25 days ago

We’re looking for a Payroll and Accounts Payable Manager to join one of the best firms in the do-gooder business.


When you come work with us, here’s what you’ll find:

Work that is meaningful. We only work with clients who are changing the world. And, we say no to clients if we don’t believe in their cause or if we can’t help them.

Colleagues you can count on. Kind, dedicated, passionate people who bring the smarts, get things done, and help you to do your best, too.

 

So that’s us. Now about the work:

The Payroll and Accounts Payable Manager is part of our Shared Services Area -- composed of five specializations: finance, operations, people, business strategy, and anti-racism, equity, and inclusion. We ensure M+R is positioned to deliver outstanding services to clients such as Planned Parenthood, American Cancer Society, NRDC, and many more.

Our Finance team is a group of accounting professionals dedicated to processing, reporting and reviewing the firm’s financials with accuracy and clarity.


Here’s what you’ll be doing in this role:

  • Manage full-cycle payroll processing.
  • Manage employee direct deposits.
  • Manage benefits withholding (401k investing and match, union dues, garnishments, levies, FSA).
  • Handle federal and state payroll tax deposits, returns, and reporting
  • Create new hire reports, federal payroll summaries, union reports.
  • Conduct W-2, W-3 reviews.
  • Ensure wage and hour law compliance.
  • Create paid leave, vacation, and sick time reports.
  • Review, verify coding and reconcile employee expenses for payment.
  • Work with Accounts Receivable staff to ensure proper client expenses billing.
  • Work with Accounts Payable Specialist to ensure timely payment of vendor invoices.
  • Do your part to help us run smoothly—including carefully tracking all of your hours as well as pitching in with small office management responsibilities.


Skills and experiences required for this role:

  • At least three years of payroll experience.
  • Experience working with online payroll systems and vendors (ex: Paycom, Paychex or ADP)
  • Ability to crunch numbers and create financial reports in Excel.
  • Availability during busy periods to work longer hours to accommodate increased demands.


Skills and experiences we expect of all M+R employees:

  • Acute attention to detail.
  • Ability to prioritize your time to meet deadlines for multiple projects.
  • Strong ability to write clearly, concisely, and logically.
  • Proven track record to successfully pick up new skills on the job, including learning new technologies.
  • Successful experience working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • Capability to tackle big projects by breaking them down into smaller pieces.
  • Ability to see a problem and propose a solution.
  • Drive to seek what can be improved and offer ways to fix any potential roadblocks.
  • Understanding of how your words and actions affect others.
  • Kindness and consideration for others. 
  • Experience bringing a lens of inclusivity to all of your interactions with colleagues.
  • Passion for the role that your work plays in creating change in the world.
  • Drive to work collaboratively - soliciting ideas, seeing each other's perspectives, and always doing what you say you will do. 
  • Comfort admitting what you don’t know and recognizing that seeking and receiving feedback is part of the learning process. 


Skills and experiences that are preferred, but not required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or accounting
  • Experience using Microsoft Dynamics SL or similar financial system.
  • Experience using Unanet or similar timekeeping system.

We’re looking for a Payroll and Accounts Payable Manager to join one of the best firms in the do-gooder business.


When you come work with us, here’s what you’ll find:

Work that is meaningful. We only work with clients who are changing the world. And, we…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule

Salary

USD 65,000 - USD 65,000The salary for this position starts at $65,000, plus a $6,630 bonus eligibility.

Benefits

Salary, benefits, and some perks:

This is an exempt position. The salary for this position starts at $65,000, plus a $6,630 bonus eligibility. As part of M+R’s commitment to compensation equity and transparency, we have a no negotiation policy. Salary negotiations can introduce bias and perpetuate wage inequality. If your years of experience for this position are more than what is required above, we will offer a slightly higher base salary up to $79,200. We also offer a generous benefits package, plus some perks:

 

  • Three week’s vacation as well as paid sick and personal days;
  • Generous health, dental, and vision benefits;
  • 401(k) plan with an employer match and quarterly employer contributions;
  • Professional development stipend;
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for medical, dependent care, and transit;
  • Regular brainstorms where we cook up our most creative ideas;
  • All kinds of benefits depending on which office you’re in (once we're back open!). Free lunch once a week. Snack breaks. Cold brew coffee on tap. Records and record players.

 


The fine print:

Due to COVID, our offices are currently closed. Our primary concern is the care and health of our employees, and will not reopen our offices until it is safe to do so. When M+R reopens its offices, we have a preference for this position to work out of one of the following M+R offices:

  • 1101 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC
  • 11 Park Place, New York, NY
  • 262 Washington St, Boston, MA
  • 1611 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA
  • 1275 East 6th St, Los Angeles, CA

 

To apply, use the button on this page. No calls please. As a part of the hiring process, we conduct a background check for this role.


Of course...

M+R is an equal opportunity employer and all applicants will be considered. As a firm we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn and work together to change the world. M+R is strengthened by our staff’s diversity, including race and ethnicity, social class, national origin, culture, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, language, and so much more. We strongly encourage folks from underrepresented backgrounds to apply. We love, respect, and welcome you!

 

About M+R

We are communicators, marketers, fundraisers, and campaigners who unleash the power of people to do good. We work exclusively with nonprofits fighting for a just and sustainable world.

Salary, benefits, and some perks:

This is an exempt position. The salary for this position starts at $65,000, plus a $6,630 bonus eligibility. As part of M+R’s commitment to compensation…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Washington, DC
Associated Location
Washington, DC, USA

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