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Senior Payroll Accountant

1stDibs is a highly analytical and data-driven organization - so much so that one of our core values is “Say it with data!”

We are looking for a detail-oriented, analytically-gifted Senior Payroll Associate to ensure payroll is conducted seamlessly. The ideal candidate will derive joy out of processing payroll and will be a key resource for approximately 300+ 1stdibs employees. We currently use ADP Workforce Now, so previous experience with this system will set this person up for success.

This is an integral role on our Accounting team, which strives to create a work environment where people are challenged to grow and develop their talents; feel a sense of belonging and mission; and are surrounded by other high-performing, interesting colleagues. This role reports to the VP, Controller, and will work very closely with the People team.


What you’ll do

Payroll and Benefits Billing

  • Process bi-weekly payroll for all US-based employees (both exempt and non-exempt)
  • Compile monthly payroll information for all UK-based employees, and liaise with third-party UK payroll processor
  • Review timesheets and follow up with supervisors on any discrepancies
  • Collect, document, and enter all additional compensation in payroll, including compensation changes, bonus, commissions, and expense reimbursements
  • Ensure the accuracy and integrity of all wage-related data before completing payroll runs through our HRIS (ADP Workforce Now)
  • Confidently serve as the primary point of contact for employees for payroll-related questions
  • Reconcile and resolve discrepancies in monthly benefits withholdings and billings
  • Calculate monthly sales commissions in accordance with commission agreements, create commission reports, and coordinate review and approval prior to payout
  • Enter all payroll-related transactions in the general ledger (NetSuite)
  • Assemble payroll documentation needed for external audits
  • Maintain awareness of existing and new legislation governing payroll requirements to ensure compliance
  • Collaborate with People team to implement new systems & process (HRIS, Payroll, Benefits Enrollment portal, etc.)


What you’ll bring

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or similar field (preferred, not required)
  • 3-4 years of experience in payroll processing
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • High sensitivity to protecting confidential information
  • Self-motivated, personable, organized, and a team player
  • Experience using ADP Workfoce Now and NetSuite (not required, but a huge plus!)


1stDibs is the world’s largest online luxury marketplace for rare and desirable objects. It has become the go-to source for the world's leading interior designers and consumers to find antiques, furniture, jewelry, vintage fashion and fine art.

Backed by Benchmark Capital, Insight Venture Partners, Index Ventures, Spark Capital and Alibaba, 1stdibs is a unique blend of expert curators and seasoned Internet executives from companies including eBay, Gilt, Google, FreshDirect, Mlb.com, Shutterfly, and Twitter.

1stibs is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

1stDibs is actively hiring and, in response to COVID-19, conducting all interviews and onboarding virtually. Any new or current team members will be temporarily working remotely until our offices reopen, at which point all employees are expected and required to return physically to the New York office.

For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the hiring team following submission of your application.