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Payroll Accountant



Accounting & Finance
Posted on Tuesday, November 21, 2023
We are seeking a highly skilled, motivated, self starter to identify, lead and implement change in accounting principles, specialising in managing cost centres, vacation accrual and general ledger accounting.

About Us

Bolt is one of the fastest-growing tech companies in Europe and Africa, with over 100 million customers in 45+ countries. We’re a global team of more than 100 nationalities joined on a common mission – to make cities for people, not cars. And we need you to make it happen!

About The Role

You will be supporting continuous improvement and will ensure payroll accounting health is in compliance with internal and external control framework. Ensuring all work from end to end process and to act as a key driver and first point of contact on queries with internal and external staff. The position's main focus will be payroll and related activities but will cross train and provide support for payroll, accounting, audit preparation & participate in end of month closing.

Your daily adventures will include:

  • Manage the full end to end delivery of payroll accounting in area of responsibility such as reconciliations, month end close, vacation accruals, report generation all in a timely manner.
  • Review final payroll results and payments made to employees, statutory payments & 3rd party.
  • Audit accuracy of payroll taxes deducted, pay amounts, rates, allocation changes, garnishments, vacations.
  • Provide country specific expertise and legislation knowledge and monitor the correct implementation of it: tax, social security, etc.
  • Facilitate, review and verify timely monthly, quarterly and year-end reporting.
  • Strong knowledge of payroll including gross-to-net calculation, regional and local pay practices, in addition to pre/post tax benefit deductions, fringe benefits, equity, gross-ups, and their impact to net pay.

About you:

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, or related discipline required.
  • 2+ years of experience managing payroll related accounting entries in a fast paced tech company.
  • Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously with close attention to detail.
  • Strong knowledge of payroll and accounting systems (Workday is an advantage).

Experience is great, but what we really look for is drive, intelligence, and integrity. So even if you don’t tick every box, please consider applying if you feel you’re the kind of person described above!

Why you’ll love it here:

  • Play a direct role in shaping the future of mobility.
  • Impact millions of customers and partners in 500+ cities across 45 countries.
  • Work in fast-moving autonomous teams with some of the smartest people in the world.
  • Accelerate your professional growth with unique career opportunities.
  • Get a rewarding salary and stock option package that lets you focus on doing your best work.
  • Enjoy the flexibility of working in a hybrid mode.
  • Take care of your physical and mental health with our wellness perks.
  • Some perks may differ depending on your location.