Payroll Manager | VC-backed Food | NYC

New York
US$80000 - US$100000 per annum + + Bonus
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Payroll Manager | VC-backed Food | NYC

Payroll Manager | VC-backed Food | NYC

Calling all foodies!

Harmonic are proud to be working exclusively with a VC-backed food and restaurant business looking for an ambitious and commercially astute Payroll Manager to join their accounting team.

To date this impressive business has raised nearly $100m in venture funding and now have over 25 sites across the East Coast and will be expanding to 35 in the next 6 months.

They are a mission-focused and people-first start up renowned for their non-corporate and fun working culture. Employee wellbeing is something they take very seriously, and they offer unrivalled employee benefits that include very generous PTO, 401K, flexible working, tickets to gigs and more!

The team are passionate about the space that they work in and excited about the growth potential of the business. This is a fast-paced environment and an excellent time to join a company that's at a pivotal point in its trajectory.

The Role

This role will be reporting into the Controller and will be an integral part of the finance function. This role will suit an ambitious individual with a keen eye for detail that wants to work in a fast-paced environment and gain exposure to excellent senior mentors.


  • Manage the payroll process
  • Monthly journal entries and account reconciliations
  • Calculate monthly sales commission, making necessary adjustments when needed
  • Ensure that the payroll is complete accurately and audited in line with company policy
  • Liaise with the sales, legal and HR teams to answer any queries
  • Support month-end close process for balances
  • Manage expenses and reimbursement requests
  • Ad hoc reporting projects to support the Controller

What you need

  • Bachelors degree in finance or similar subject.
  • 2+ years in accounting position
  • Excellent communication skills Passion for working in a fast-paced environment

What we'd like to see

  • Experience in food or FMCG
  • CPA or working towards

Location: NYC or Boston with flexible working

Salary: $80,000 - $100,000 + bonus + generous package

Start date: ASAP

Please get in touch with Gursimran at for more information.

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