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Payroll Specialist

Soho, New York | Finance | Full-time

We’re looking for an experienced payroll specialist to join our Finance team to help deliver high-quality results, drive automation, and provide greater efficiency within the company’s Finance Operations ecosystem. You will play a key role in supporting the semi-monthly payroll processing for 400+ US employees, utilizing Workday.

The right candidate will become a trusted partner of core teams across the company, including People Operations, Office Operations, Financial Systems, Benefits, Compliance, and Legal. You will enter and audit employee data, collaborate with external vendors to ensure that data is processed accurately and timely, and strive to continually improve operational processes as well as ensure a great employee experience.

If you’re a hands-on individual who can help us tackle some of the most fundamental challenges in a game-changing, hyper-growth startup environment, this one’s for you.


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2+ years of payroll experience
  • An eye for detail—you can tell when something’s off, and you won’t rest until it’s fixed
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and judgment
  • A clear, friendly written and verbal communication style
  • Strong Excel and Google Sheets skills
  • Ability to handle sensitive information with complete confidentiality
  • Completion of Workday Payroll Fundamentals training—and familiarity with Workday’s Payroll, HCM, and FIN modules—is an advantage
  • Accounting experience (journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations) and familiarity with multi-state tax considerations
  • A highly collaborative team player and self-starter who’s willing to roll up their sleeves to get shit done
About Lemonade

Lemonade is a licensed insurance carrier offering renters, homeowners, life, and pet insurance in the United States, contents and liability insurance in Germany and the Netherlands, and renters insurance in France. We’re powered by artificial intelligence and behavioral economics, and driven by social good.

A Certified B-Corp, Lemonade donates unused premiums to nonprofits selected by its community as part of our annual Giveback program. We incorporate our values into everything we do—from our business model to our office culture.