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Payroll Specialist



Accounting & Finance
Baltimore, MD, USA
Posted on Tuesday, February 6, 2024
Do you want to join a fast-growing team that is focused on delivering quality services in a rapidly developing market? Are you people focused? Do you want to join a supportive and solutions-oriented team? Are you considered a SME (subject matter expert) in all things Payroll, undaunted by change initiatives and champion of mentoring others?If so, read on!
ZeroFox seeks a Payroll Specialist to assist with all payroll-related functions for the US and various international locations. This entails following all applicable regulatory agency guidelines, laws and requirements, assuring compliance and accurate payroll activities/reporting and assisting non-U.S. Countries in payroll practices as needed. In this role, you would help ensure proper payroll administration standards, policies, and procedures, analyze trends and identify opportunities for improvement while collaborating closely with all departments and vendors. You would be serving in a key role, maintaining high degrees of confidentiality, strict observance and adherence to regulations impacting Company compliance.

Role and responsibilities

  • Assist with the preparation of semi-monthly payroll for salary & hourly US employees
  • Assist with the preparation of Global payroll
  • Ensure timecards are approved by managers for hourly employees
  • Process new hires within payroll system
  • Review payroll tax filings and W-2’s prepared by a third party for accuracy
  • Assist with compliance filings
  • Assist with expense reimbursement system
  • Review wages reported/computed and correct errors to ensure accuracy of payroll
  • Calculate and issue final wages for terminated employees
  • Process wage garnishments and levies
  • Maintain appropriate internal controls and procedures for payroll activities
  • Provide customer support for all employee payroll-related questions
  • Assist the Payroll Manager in maintaining payroll guidelines, issues/discrepancies and collaborate with departmental managers as needed
  • Coordinate with the Payroll Manager and HR to ensure all changes have been entered into the HR/payroll system
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required qualifications and skills

  • Payroll experience, typically obtained in 1+ years
  • Experience with ADP WFN a plus
  • Highly organized, attentive, have a sense of urgency
  • Skillful in learning new processes and systems
  • MicroSoft Office Suite
  • Ability to work independently, appropriately prioritize and manage competing priorities and deadlines and ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Must be reliable with adhering to strict deadlines


  • Competitive compensation
  • Community-driven culture with employee events
  • Regular catered lunches for in-office work; snacks, drinks available daily
  • Generous time off
  • Comprehensive health benefits & 401(k) plan
  • Fun, modern workspace
  • Respectful and nourishing work environment, where every opinion is heard and everyone is encouraged to be an active part of the organizational culture


  • Ready to apply? Visit us at https://www.zerofox.com/careers to find out more and join the best team in the security industry.
  • Not ready to apply? Email careers_at_zerofox_dot_com to speak with a member of the team!

Other Information

  • This position will report to the Payroll Manager
  • This role is based out of our office in Baltimore, MD
  • This role requires occasional work on nights and weekends as needed.
ZeroFox’s mission is clear: we protect customers - their data, their assets and their people - across the internet. Through AI-powered technology, global intelligence collection and services provided by a team of expert analysts and threat hunters, we give customers the protection and intelligence needed to disrupt a new era of attacks on the surface, deep and dark web. Now is a great time to join the Fox Den: with $150M+ in funding to date, recognition from Forrester as best-in-class in brand intelligence and numerous awards and honors, joining the ZeroFox team means joining a culture that is committed to excellence and growth. That means committing to the success of each of our employees so you can be the best version of yourself on the best team. If you’re ready to join a team that is mission-oriented, customer-focused, collaborative and dedicated, you’ve come to the right place.
Equal Opportunity, Diversity & Inclusion
We aim to build a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We embrace inclusion and ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, military or veteran status, or any other personal characteristic.