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Payroll Specialist

Be the strategy behind the game.

We’re growing rapidly and searching for a Payroll Specialist to prepare our global bi-weekly and monthly payrolls, ensuring accuracy and compliance with all applicable regulations. You will report to our Payroll Lead in addition to working with the People Operations team to proactively build payroll and HRIS processes that are scalable, efficient, and accurate as the company grows. This person will be organized, driven by quality, and analytically minded.  Sound good to you? Join us!

What you’ll do as a Payroll Specialist:

  • Prepare the global bi-weekly/monthly payroll: bi-weekly payroll runs for the US and monthly payrolls for Ireland, the UK, Australia, and Canada.

  • Collect and maintain payroll information and calculate payroll bi-weekly, including reviewing and importing timecards for hourly employees.

  • Prepare monthly reports for the Finance Team, compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, and 401k contributions.

  • Responsible for providing proper SOX compliance documentation to internal and external auditors.

  • Assist in the preparation of accounting close journal entries.

  • Follow federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation.

  • Maintain employee confidence and protect payroll operations by keeping information confidential.

What you’ll bring:   

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Human Resources, or equivalent experience is preferred.

  • A minimum of 3 years of payroll experience.

  • Processing multi-state payrolls for over 1,000 employees; additional experience in international payroll is a plus.

  • Experience with Workday preferred.

  • Problem analysis and problem resolution skills, including complex accounting issues.

  • Ability to work with highly confidential and sensitive information and maintain confidentiality.

Who are we a good fit for? 

We love working with talented people but more than that, we seek out compassionate co-workers with a collaborative spirit. Our work moves quickly and we’re great at coming together to find creative solutions to some of tech’s most interesting problems. If that sounds good to you, join us. 

We are DraftKings.

We’re inspired by our shared passion for developing creative solutions to complex challenges and empowering the people around us to do their best work. We are industry leaders in the digital entertainment and technology space propelled by constant curiosity and diverse perspectives.

Our teams are fueled by innovation. We are looking ahead, building what’s next, and continuously reinventing the industry. We’re a publicly traded (NASDAQ: DKNG) technology company headquartered in Boston, with teams around the world and an expanding global presence.

Join Us!

We strive to create a place where all feel safe, empowered, engaged, championed, and inspired. DraftKings is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. This means we do not tolerate discrimination of any kind and are committed to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of your gender identity, race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, or status as an individual with a disability.

Ready to build what’s next? Apply now.

As a regulated gaming company, you may be required to obtain a gaming license issued by the appropriate state agency as a condition of employment.

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