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Payroll Coordinator



Administration, Accounting & Finance
Atlanta, GA, USA
Posted on Saturday, November 4, 2023

About Cardlytics
Remember that time you got cash back on a cup of coffee through your banking app? That was us!

Cardlytics (NASDAQ: CDLX) is the industry-leading purchase intelligence and incentives platform. We are a product-driven company that cares about three things: our people, our customers, and our partners. Together, we make commerce more rewarding for everyone by helping businesses attract, understand, and incentivize consumers through their banks’ digital channels.

About the Team
The Payroll Coordinator will be part of the People Operations Team at Cardlytics. The Operations team is responsible for managing the operational aspects of the People department ensuring that our processes and systems are efficient, compliant and effectively support our employees and business objectives. At Cardlytics the People Operations team includes payroll, benefits, immigration, compliance, recognition, systems, onboarding, and offboarding.

About the Position
Reports to: Director, People Operations
Location: Atlanta GA

The Payroll Coordinator plays a crucial role in ensuring our employees are accurately and timely paid for their work at Cardlytics. This includes everything from processing and reviewing payroll to ensuring we are compliant with applicable laws, and providing strong customer service to our employees.


  • Process US bi-weekly non-exempt payroll and off-cycle payrolls
  • Review and approve US semi-monthly exempt payroll
  • Work closely with the equity team to process vestiture income
  • Collect and verify timekeeping data
  • Manage and reconcile payroll reports
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state and local payroll regulations
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date payroll records
  • Establish and maintain company registration with states and local agencies for payroll purposes
  • Audit payroll data for accuracy and completeness
  • Respond to employee inquiries regarding payroll and tax matters
  • Collaborate with the People team and other departments to address payroll issues
  • Assist with Payroll Manager tasks when the Payroll Manager is out of the office
  • Assist the Accounting team with initiatives such as stock compensation and compensation accounting
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • 1 year experience with Workday payroll
  • Proven proficiency with payroll software and tools
  • General understanding of payroll regulations, tax laws and compliance
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, human resources, or related field
  • Workday Certification

At Cardlytics, our people, partners and product are the driving force behind everything we do. Our shared values embody our commitment to those three things. Across all roles, we are looking for teammates with these values:

  • Customer and Partner-first
  • Act with Urgency and Focus
  • Integrity with our partners and data
  • Accountability even when challenged
  • Empowerment over hierarchy
  • Growth over comfort

Benefits and Perks

  • Flexible paid time off plus company holidays
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance begins on your first day
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company match, plan also includes a student loan debt repayment option
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Monthly phone/internet stipend
  • Educational assistance for continuing education
  • Lifestyle Spending Account for physical, emotional, and financial wellness (like gym memberships, home down payments, art classes, park passes, and more!)
  • Complementary Calm app subscriptions to support employee mental health and wellbeing

As an equal opportunity employer, Cardlytics is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our people bring our products and organization to life, and every unique perspective makes us better. If you can do the job and you’re excited about growing with us as we scale our best-in-class advertising platform, we’d love to hear from you. If you need accommodation in the recruiting process due to a disability, please email or inform your recruiter.