Senior Associate, Payroll and Plan Administration

A leading growth equity firm, located in Boston, that partners with middle-market software and technology-enabled services companies to help them navigate transformational growth, capitalize on strategic opportunities and build strong teams, is seeking an experienced individual to join their team as a Senior Associate, Payroll and Plan Administration. This opportunity will provide significant room for professional and financial growth. If you are interested, please keep reading!


  • Act as plan sponsor of the firm’s retirement plans and be responsible for maintaining the plans and their relationships with their advisors
  • Ensure accurate and timely processing and closing of payroll, payroll funding, and tax filings
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement and recommend updates to payroll processing software, systems, and procedures
  • Ensure compliance with internal policies and controls, federal and state regulations and guidelines, and facilitate audits by providing records and documentation to auditors
  • Protect confidential information and maintain employee confidence
  • Onboard and capture key data points of new candidates and employees into Workday prior to commencement of employment in a timely and efficient manner


  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant professional certification
  • 3-5 years of payroll and retirement plan administration (experience with UK payroll ideal)
  • Prior experience working with Workday, Paychex and ADP a plus
  • Mastery of federal and state payroll regulations and requirements
  • Experienced in basic accounting principles and solid financial acumen
  • Proactive mindset. Able to see the big picture, question existing ways of doing things, always looking to be more efficient, or look for ways to improve

This is a full-time position with a base salary of up to $100k depending on experience plus a bonus and a generous benefits package. If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please feel free to reach out to Caelan at


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