ezCater: Senior Payroll Manager

ezCater is the worlds largest online marketplace for catering a $60+ billion market in the U.S. We make it superbly easy for businesspeople to find and order great food for meetings and events, and we help our catering partners grow their business. Were backed by $320 million in venture funding and in early 2019 were valued at $1.25 billion. Our mission is to power the worlds catering, and well make it happen even more surely if you come help us.

Were looking for an experienced Senior Payroll Manager to own our bi-weekly payroll and help us handle all this growth! We're adding headcount and growing rapidly, so it is important that we use technology to establish and refine processes that add value to the employee experience. The successful candidate for this position will report directly to our Controller and play a critical role in building our greatest asset- our people!

What youll do:


  • Manage all payroll functions to ensure compliance with applicable polices, contracts, and State and Federal laws while ensuring accurate and timely payroll processing
  • Be responsible for accurate monthly, quarterly, and annual payroll reconciliations and tax filings
  • Develop and implement best-in-class payroll policies with attention to compliance and effective internal control policies
  • Perform timely analysis of payroll records, reports, and discrepancies in order to resolve problems as expeditiously as possible and to maintain the integrity of the payroll, HR, and accounting systems
  • Prepare information required for internal/external audit processes
  • Partner with HR on the ongoing configuration and maintenance of the UltiPro HR system
  • Assist with employee needs/questions/education; collaborate and partner with HR on development and distribution of employee education/communication initiatives

Equity Administration

  • Administer all of the company's equity programs and ensure that all equity transactions are accurately processed and settled in a timely manner
  • Maintain daily record-keeping of equity data and ensure quality control of the record keeping system
  • Reconcile transactions, termination dates, tax withholding and reporting, and other items as required
  • Communicate plan provisions to employees and resolve employee issues or concerns as appropriate
  • Maintain supporting workbooks for internal/external auditors and respond accurately, thoroughly and timely to auditor requests for data
  • Maintain ezCaters equity data using Carta

You have:

  • 10+ years experience leading payroll for multi-state organization(s) of 500-1,000+ employees
  • An in-depth and comprehensive understanding of equity administration and management, including accounting, tax, and legal concepts
  • Juggling ability: Youre comfortable with a high-volume list of varied tasks
  • Tech-savviness: We're completely tech-enabled, and youll need to quickly pick up our toolset and optimize our technology platform
  • An appetite for change: If something isnt working, we fix it. And then we fix it again
  • Devotion to details: Our quality standard is the highest in the business
  • Friendliness: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

What youll get from us:

Most importantly, youll get sane working hours and a huge amount of flexibility around work/life balance. Have people in your life of any age who always, often, or sometimes need your help? We make room for that. Have a bad thing or a good thing happen to you? We make room for that, too.

Oh, and heres what else youll get: Market salary, stock options youll help make worth a lot, the usual holidays, all-you-can-eat vacation, 401K, health/dental/FSA, long-term disability insurance, subsidized T-passes, a great office in Bostons financial district, a tremendous amount of responsibility and autonomy, wicked awesome co-workers, cupcakes (and many more goodies), and knowing that you helped get this rocket ship to the moon.

ezCater is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace humans of every background, appearance, race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, and disability status. At the same time, we do not employ jerks, even brilliant ones.


Employee Testimonials


I love how horizontal ezCater is. Everyone’s ideas are listened to, valued, and considered. That goes for anyone who has been here, whether it’s just one day or multiple years.


Here’s ezCater in a nutshell: whip-smart colleagues, zero politicking, and a refreshing optimism that’s paved the way for explosive growth. People are generous. People have fun. 


Imagine a culture where you’re not held back by process or structure. An environment where change is encouraged, where everyone has an equal voice, and where you’re allowed to flex your talents

Partner Content

ezCater's work-life balance leaves nothing to be desired. When we're at work, we get to work hard in an amazing, collaborative, laid-back environment. When we want or need to take time off, we can with no qualms. I'm never stressed about scheduling appointments or dealing with unforeseen circumstances.