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Payroll Manager

Virtual Req #38
Tuesday, December 19, 2023

About Us

Recurrent Ventures Inc. is an innovative digital media company that is challenging the media landscape with its proprietary approach. Its best-in-class brands like Popular Science, Domino, Outdoor Life, The Drive, Donut, Dwell, Task & Purpose and more, engage a combined audience of more than 60 million monthly visitors. Initially founded in 2018, the portfolio rapidly expanded and today we have more than 15 publishing brands across automotive, home, outdoors, science, technology, and military verticals. Recurrent Ventures is virtual first, with headquarters in Miami and offices in New York, San Diego, Los Angeles and San Francisco.

We are seeking an experienced Payroll Manager to lead our payroll function and ensure accurate and timely processing of employee compensation. The Payroll Manager will be responsible for managing all aspects of payroll administration, and ensuring compliance with relevant laws and regulations. The ideal candidate should have a strong background in payroll, leadership skills, and a commitment to maintaining high standards of accuracy and efficiency.


  • Oversee and manage the payroll process
  • Develop and implement strategies to optimize payroll processes and enhance efficiency.
  • Ensure accurate and timely processing of payroll for all employees.
  • Review and approve payroll transactions, including wages, bonuses, commissions, and other compensation elements.
  • Stay up-to-date with changes in payroll laws and regulations to ensure compliance.
  • Implement and maintain processes that adhere to federal, state, and local payroll-related regulations.
  • Oversee the calculation and deduction of appropriate taxes, including federal, state, and local income taxes, Social Security, and other withholdings.
  • Ensure accurate and timely submission of payroll tax filings.
  • Collaborate with the benefits team to manage the payroll component of employee benefits programs.
  • Ensure accurate deduction and remittance of employee contributions to benefit programs.
  • Maintain accurate payroll records and generate reports for management.
  • Prepare and present periodic payroll-related reports to leadership.
  • Conduct regular audits of payroll data to identify and correct discrepancies.
  • Reconcile payroll accounts and resolve discrepancies in a timely manner.
  • Respond to employee inquiries related to payroll and benefits.
  • Communicate effectively with HR, finance, and other departments to ensure accurate and timely payroll processing.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements and implement best practices in payroll administration.
  • Implement systems or tools that enhance the accuracy and effectiveness of payroll operations.


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a Payroll Manager or in a similar leadership role.
  • In-depth knowledge of payroll processes, taxation, and benefits administration.
  • Familiarity with relevant laws, regulations, and compliance requirements.
  • Strong leadership and people management skills.
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills.
  • Proficient in using payroll software and MS Office applications.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience with Dayforce is strongly preferred.

Benefits & Perks

  • Medical, dental, vision & life insurance
  • Fitness Reimbursement 
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Remote - work from anywhere!
  • Parental leave
  • Matching 401k
  • Equity package

Hiring & Equal Opportunity Statement: 
Recurrent Ventures provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type with regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, color, religion, age, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic or affiliation protected by federal, state or local laws. With a number of our media brands reporting on the military, veterans’ affairs, and topics facing the active military community, we are very supportive of veterans’ activities and highly encourage this community to apply. 

Other details

  • Job Family Accounting
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Travel Required No
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree