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Payroll Accountant

Job Details

California - Mountain View, CA
$85,000.00 - $120,000.00


About GetInsured:

What started as the “Expedia” of health insurance, has grown to a market leading company that is transforming government IT infrastructures with our proven SaaS and AI technology. Our innovative approach to health insurance shopping and enrollment has expanded beyond exchanges, and we’re now reinventing the way states administer safety net programs such as Medicaid, SNAP (food stamps), child care, and unemployment insurance. With our cutting-edge technology, we’re helping agencies help more people, faster, and transforming health care service delivery as we know it.

GetInsured is looking for an experienced Payroll Accountant with a strong payroll background to join our finance team, reporting directly to the Accounting Operations Manager. This position has high potential for growth/advancement as the company continues to grow/expand.



  • Prepare/review multi-code biweekly payrolls by downloading reports and consolidating all payroll action items; notify managers on timecard (or any payroll-related) issues. 
  • Set up/trouble shoot new employees into the payroll system; train hourly employees on the time keeping system as needed.
  • Calculate retro and/or PTO pay; prepare final checks in accordance with state law as needed.
  • Review employee expense reports, ensure reimbursements are not duplicated. 
  • Analyze changes from prior payrolls.
  • Create Payroll journal entries (map payroll systems to accounting ERP systems)
  • Reconcile Payroll reports: ensure tax reports (940, 941s, W2’s are accurate)
  • Maintain multi-tax state setups, set up new earnings/deductions as needed, ensure payroll is up to date with legal compliance.
  • Lead the 401k audit and assist with workers comp and misc year end audits as needed.

Cash/Month-end close: 

  • Prepare/review accrual journal entries for labor, PTO, credit card, and other expenses as needed. 
  • Reconcile payroll liabilities, employee advances, + other misc. balance sheet accounts. 
  • Assist/review all payroll-related cash transaction recordings.
  • Assist with special projects (new system implementations, acquisitions, etc) as needed.
  • Back up for other accounting functions



GetInsured is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to:

• Health, Dental, Life, Disability, and Vision insurance • Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts (HSA/FSA) • Retirement benefits (401k)

• Paid time off

• Education assistance or tuition reimbursement

• Employee discounts for Gym memberships & commuting/travel assistance



• We believe that working hard, when it is imbued with purpose, can and should be fun.

• You’ll find we are a “can do” place where people work together and roll up their sleeves to get the job done.

• Everyone has a voice; everyone’s ideas count, and everyone is respected.

• We have built a company, as well as a community of friends and colleagues, with respect for each other.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Accounting or Finance
  • 3+ years of Accounting experience
  • 3+ years of Payroll experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, including strong Excel knowledge.
  • NetSuite,, Paycom, ADP experience is a huge plus.
  • Experience in the software industry is a plus
  • Background in payroll, bookkeeping, problem solving and experience working in a positive office environment.
  • Customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment