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People Operations & Payroll Specialist



Accounting & Finance, People & HR, Operations
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Artsy’s mission is to expand the art market to support more artists and art in the world. Artsy has created the world’s largest two-sided art marketplace, offering more than 1 million works by 100,000 artists from 4,000 leading galleries, fairs, auction houses, and institutions in more than 100 countries.

We are seeking a meticulous and proactive People Ops & Payroll Manager to join our People Operations team. This role is pivotal in ensuring the accurate and timely production of payroll and HR data. This is a high-profile, employee-facing position that requires a blend of analytical expertise and exceptional people skills.

As People Ops & Payroll Manager, you will own global payroll processing for employees across our NY, remote US, Berlin, and London locations, ensuring precision and punctuality. Reporting to the Associate Director of People Operations, you will be responsible for maintaining and improving company-wide payroll processes along with supporting key HR administrative tasks and programming.

To be successful in this role, you will need to be an effective collaborator, communicator, and problem solver. You will work closely with the People and Finance teams, and will directly support employees company-wide on all payroll matters.

The role is based in our New York office. This is a full time role with in-office attendance required 2-3 days a week.

What You’ll Do:

  • Global payroll processing across the U.S.,U.K. and D.E.
  • Global benefit invoice auditing; manage enrollments for our UK and DE insurance plans, review global invoices and audit against enrollments, work with vendors and brokers on corrections and ensure proper deductions on payroll
  • Global leaves administration: responsible for leave paperwork and payment reconciliation
  • HR administration: data entry and approvals in BambooHR, verifications of employment, transfer/probationary letters, unemployment requests, workers compensation audits
  • Ad hoc people operations projects and programming

Who You Are:

  • 3+ years proven experience in payroll management, preferably in a multi-country global setting
  • Familiarity with HR administrative functions and compliance requirements
  • Analytical with strong attention to detail
  • Highly conscientious, self-motivated, and process-oriented
  • Strong collaboration skills — can proactively work with internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong communications skills — ability to manage sensitive employee matters
  • Experience working within or in collaboration with an HR function
  • Experience using Payroll and HRIS platforms — ADP WFN and/or BambooHR experience an added plus

The salary range for this role is $60,000-$75,000 annually. Artsy is committed to equitable compensation practices, and your offer will depend on the relevant experience and skillset you bring to the team.

Artsy Values

Artsy has five core values that will inform your experience at Artsy.

For the Love of Art: We have relentless curiosity, empathy, and passion for collectors, artists, and the art market. We are here to make the art world more fair and welcoming.

Own Our Outcomes: We are all individual owners of Artsy’s shared success. We are resourceful and resilient, and to get the job done, we each take responsibility for our outcomes.

Lead with Openness: We trust in our teammates. We seek diverse perspectives, communicate authentically, and act with integrity. A more open art world starts with us.

Transform Together: Our mission asks us to challenge the status quo. We embrace feedback, learning, and change so that we can transform our industry, our company, and ourselves.

Impact Over Perfection: Using both art and science, we debate and decide swiftly and iterate on our plans as we learn. To make the biggest impact, we prioritize speed and clarity of action over perfection.