Overview

Join a leading fintech company that’s democratizing finance for all.

Robinhood was founded on a simple idea: that our financial markets should be accessible to all. With customers at the heart of our decisions, Robinhood is lowering barriers and providing greater access to financial information. Together, we are building products and services that help create a financial system everyone can participate in.

As we continue to build…

We’re seeking curious, growth minded thinkers to help shape our vision, structures and systems; playing a key-role as we launch into our ambitious future. If you’re invigorated by our mission, values, and drive to change the world — we’d love to have you apply.

About the team + role

As the Senior Payroll Tax Analyst, you will help with all aspects of payroll for over 2,400+ employees. The role of the senior payroll tax analyst is responsible for analyzing and managing payroll related tax issues. The role is essential for ensuring compliance with tax laws and regulations while also optimizing tax strategies to minimize liabilities.You will have the chance to serve as a key contributor on a strong team and to grow your understanding of both operational and technical payroll processes. The successful candidate will be someone who is looking to contribute directly to the success and growth of our department and company. This position will report to the Senior Payroll Manager and work closely with our tax team, People team, Stock Admin team, Benefits team, as well as the Accounting team.

It is preferred that this role is located in one of the office locations listed on this job description which will align with our in-office working environment. This position is only eligible for remote work in limited geographies within the US where we do not have physical office locations. Please connect with your recruiter for more information regarding our in-office philosophy and expectations.

What you’ll do

  • Ensure compliance with accurate and timely payroll tax reporting and withholding responsibilities.
  • Find solutions to payroll tax irregularities by gathering and analyzing data and performing modifications.
  • Establish tax requirements for items such as fringe benefits, deductions and earnings codes.
  • Conduct ongoing research on state and local tax laws, regulations and rulings to provide guidance and support for tax related decisions.
  • Collaborating with internal teams, external auditors, and tax authorities to address tax related matters and provide insights on tax implications for business decisions.
  • Collaborating with internal teams, external auditors, and tax authorities to address tax related matters and provide insights on tax implications for business decisions.

What you bring

  • Strong understanding of tax laws and regulations, as well as accounting principles.
  • Strong analytical, strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail in tax calculations and reporting identify tax calculations and reporting opportunities and risks.
  • Ability to work with financial data and utilize tax software and tools effectively
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate with colleagues and external stakeholders.
  • Compliance with maintaining confidentiality of sensitive tax information.
  • Knowledge of where and how to research as well as resolve complex tax issues.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Proven ability to work in an organized manner with the ability to manage time effectively to meet strict deadlines.
  • Advanced excel skills knowledge including v look ups, sumif and pivot tables.

What we offer

  • Market competitive and pay equity-focused compensation structure
  • 100% paid health insurance for employees with 90% coverage for dependents
  • Annual lifestyle wallet for personal wellness, learning and development, and more!
  • Lifetime maximum benefit for family forming and fertility benefits
  • Dedicated mental health support for employees and eligible dependents
  • Generous time away including company holidays, paid time off, sick time, parental leave, and more!
  • Lively office environment with catered meals, fully stocked kitchens, and geo-specific commuter benefits

Base pay for the successful applicant will depend on a variety of job-related factors, which may include education, training, experience, location, business needs, or market demands. The expected salary range for this role is based on the location where the work will be performed and is aligned to one of 3 compensation zones. The expected salary range for this role is based on the location where the work will be performed and is aligned to one of 3 compensation zones. This role is also eligible to participate in a Robinhood bonus plan.

Zone 1 (Menlo Park, CA; New York, NY; Bellevue, WA; Washington, DC)
$31.50$37 USD
Zone 2 (Denver, CO; Westlake, TX; Chicago, IL)
$28.10$33 USD
Zone 3 (Lake Mary, FL)
$24.70$29 USD

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We’re looking for more growth-minded and collaborative people to be a part of our journey in democratizing finance for all. If you’re ready to give 100% in helping us achieve our mission—we’d love to have you apply even if you feel unsure about whether you meet every single requirement in this posting. At Robinhood, we’re looking for people invigorated by our mission, values, and drive to change the world, not just those who simply check off all the boxes.

Robinhood embraces a diversity of backgrounds and experiences and provides equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. We are dedicated to building a company that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work (and work environment) will be for everyone. Additionally, Robinhood provides reasonable accommodations for candidates on request and respects applicants’ privacy rights.