We’re Karat, the leader in technical interviewing and pioneer of the Interviewing Cloud

Karat’s purpose is to unlock opportunity, and we built the world’s first Interviewing Cloud to conduct predictive, fair, and enjoyable technical interviews 24/7. Karat helps companies expand interviewing capacity, unlock developer time, and raise engineering quality so they can hire smarter and grow faster, and create more opportunities for software engineers. From our industry-leading solutions to Karat’s Brilliant Black Minds program, the work we do here matters. We’re a team of passionate, focused, human-centric team, and we want you to join us!

Come join our Accounting team

Our Accounting team is committed to ensuring accurate and compliant finance practices. We partner with all internal Karat teams and support clients throughout the world by prioritizing operational excellence and consistency.

What you will do

As Payroll & Commission Accountant at Karat, you will be responsible for processing the company’s payroll, ensuring overall compliance and accuracy.

  • Prepare journal entries, account reconciliations, and account analyses as it relates to company payroll, payroll tax, benefits, commission, and bonus plans, ensuring compliance with company policy, GAAP, and internal controls.
  • Coordinate with various teams and Karat’s Senior Revenue Accountant to calculate and submit sales commission and performance-based bonuses for approval and payment.
  • Manage all payroll system interfaces, identifying and implementing process or system improvements as needed.
  • Partner closely with accounting and people operations to implement and maintain proper payroll procedures for ensuring compliance with tax, company policy and internal controls.
  • Complete special projects, ad-hoc reporting or other general duties as assigned.

The experience you will bring

  • 3+ years of experience working in payroll accounting for mid-to-large size tech organizations
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Experience with Paylocity preferred, knowledge of Xactly and Sage Intacct is a plus
  • Knowledge of GAAP
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), organizational skills, and attention-to-detail
  • Proven time management skills with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality

This is a full-time, salaried position. Immigration sponsorship is not available.

Karat is a remote company with employees throughout the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. For this position, we are only considering individuals based in the United States with preference in the greater Chicago area.

Benefits of joining Karat

Karat strives to offer everything you need to best support you today, tomorrow, and beyond. We’re proud of our current offerings, and highlight some of our team’s favorites below. There are more, just feel free to ask!

Compensation / Time Off:

  • Highly competitive salary and stock options
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Generous paid PTO (see below) and Sick Leave (10 days per year)
  • Flexible Time Off Policy for salaried positions
  • Three weeks accrued per year for hourly positions
  • Global Parental Leave (16 weeks paid with additional 8 weeks transition back to work in part-time capacity)
  • 20 paid Company Holidays for 2022

Benefits / Wellness:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance via Cigna or Kaiser (for CA-based employees)
  • 100% premium covered for employees
  • 70% premium covered for dependents
  • FSA, STD, LTD, Standard Life Insurance, and Optional Life Insurance
  • Mental Wellness offerings such as Calm, Happify, Talkspace, Modern Health, and more
  • $150 per month contribution to miscellaneous benefit/wellness of employee’s choice

Learn more about us

Statement of Inclusivity:

In keeping with our beliefs and goals, no employee or applicant will face discrimination or harassment based on: race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital/domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, or veteran status. Above and beyond discrimination and harassment based on “protected categories,” we also strive to prevent other subtler forms of inappropriate behavior (i.e., stereotyping) from ever gaining a foothold in our office. Whether blatant or hidden, barriers to success have no place at Karat.

We value a diverse workforce: people of color, womxn, and LGBTQIA+ individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know at accommodation@karat.com.

Karat is an E-Verify company.

Karat is an E-Verify company.