Ignite Technologies Recruits Payroll Implementation Specialist

Ignite Technologies is a rapidly growing, privately-held enterprise software company that delivers unique business applications to “ignite the power of your workforce.” Currently at $50M+ in revenue and operating at industry leading margins, Ignite is growing through the organic growth of its current product businesses, the creation of distinct and deep new solutions tailored to a small sub-set of its installed base, and through the rapid acquisition of new application businesses each year. Ignite has a $100M annual revenue target for year-end 2015 with the capital and ownership commitment to hit many times that by the end of the decade.

Job description

We are looking for a technical Payroll / HR Implementation Specialist who can implement payroll end to end and will contribute to the maintenance and enhancement of our Payroll and HR applications. You will focus on processing payroll, regulatory analysis, system validation, and support, as well as the traditional business analysis involved in the entire software development life cycle. You will act as the liaison between product development and business end users. Your job will include analysis, design, testing, and implementation of our Payroll and HR applications. You will need to take a proactive approach to all tasks and responsibilities. You will also need to have the ability to respond and cope successfully within a rapidly changing environment. Our ideal Payroll Implementation Specialist candidate must be FPC certified and have 5+ years experience in a technical payroll position.
This role is 100% remote, work from home, so you never have to fight traffic on the way to the office again.
Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare timely and accurate payroll documentation for internal and external use
  • Implement payroll end to end
  • Configure payroll systems as well as integrate with HR systems
  • Assist as needed with the configuration / implementation of the HR application
  • Gather, analyze, and document functional and technical requirements
  • Identify areas of improvement and project process related challenges
  • Work closely with client focus groups to identify product improvements
  • Work closely with sales, marketing, users, and technical support to develop improvement requirements
  • Ensure objectives of all projects are met within schedule constraints
  • Participate in UAT phase of development to help QA validate the product
  • Gather and analyze payroll and HR regulatory/compliance information
  • Evaluate and interpret payroll laws and regulations
  • Collaborate with business and technical teams to record, organize, and present information

Desired Skills and Experience

Required Experience and Education

  • 5 years experience in a technical Payroll and Human Resource related role
  • Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC certified)
  • Understanding of payroll software applications and reporting
  • General Ledger experience (GL)
  • Computational Defs
  • HRIS – understanding of applications and reporting
  • CPP – Certified Payroll Professional certification desired
  • PHR certification desired
  • SPHR certification desired
  • System Integrations
  • Experience with HR solutions and integrations
  • English fluency

This role may be a great fit if:

  • You have experience in a solution development environment – US Payroll Processing as well as HRIS
  • You have an awareness of and understanding of payroll regulatory requirements
  • You are technically savvy
  • You have excellent customer service experience and enjoy client facing roles

Total Compensation is US $20/hour, which is $40K annually
Hours are full-time: 40/hrs per week (8hrs/day, 5 days/week)
To qualify, please provide a resume/CV demonstrating the required experience and skills. From there, to help us find the top 1% of talent, there will be a series of interviews and online skills examinations. We realize these are challenging and can require a decent amount of time – so we thank you in advance for your efforts. Please note that you will not be paid for these interviews or skills tests but we hope you will complete them to help us truly evaluate your talent vs your peers.
Are you up for the challenge?