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Payroll & Benefits Manager

  • Remote
People & Culture

Job description

We are…

A leading digital sports media group with a large global presence. Our Better Collective brands, including Action Network, Playmaker, Rotogrinders, HLTV, and The Nation Network, attract over 400 million monthly visits. At Better Collective, we believe in the power of sports to unite and inspire people. With our innovative approach and fan-first mentality, we're redefining how sports content is consumed and shared.

Like all winning teams, we value respect, creativity, and fun. We operate in a dynamic environment where collaboration drives ideation and where you will help shape the ever-growing sports media landscape as we know it. Here at Better Collective, we provide an opportunity for your voice to be heard and create a space where you can have fun in the process. We’re not just about work, rather we look to build a community that celebrates victories, learns from hardships, and grows as one. Whether a sports fan or just curious, Better Collective is the place where your talent can shine while you make a real impact along the way.

You are…

A payroll leader who can ensure accurate and efficient payroll processing for our North American team. We're looking for someone who loves having a hands-on impact as an individual contributor, with administrative support from a part-time specialist. If you're detail-oriented, enjoy collaborating with different teams, and are passionate about providing excellent service to our employees, we'd love to hear from you.

You will...

  • Manage payroll processing: Oversee bi-weekly payroll cycles for North America (US and Canada), ensuring everything runs smoothly and accurately.
  • Financial summaries: Compile clear and concise summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and non-taxable wages.
  • Conduct audits: Manage various audits, including IRS, DOL, 401(k) plan, and internal audits. Perform quarterly 940/941 audits and prepare essential government filings.
  • Open Enrollment: Take charge of the Annual Open Enrollment process, ensuring a seamless experience for everyone.
  • HRIS accuracy: Regularly review HRIS info in ADP to ensure 100% accuracy for new hires, terminations, and promotions.
  • Resolve payroll issues: Address any payroll issues promptly to build trust and keep our employees satisfied.
  • Execute procedures: Ensure precise execution of payroll and benefits procedures for clarity and efficiency.
  • Vendor partnerships: Partner with benefit brokers and vendors to review programs, ensuring compliance and maintaining a competitive edge.

Job requirements

You have...

  • Experience: Minimum of 7 years of experience in payroll management, preferably with multi-state payroll processing. Experience working with a Canadian team.

  • Technical Skills: Proficiency with payroll software (we use ADP) and HRIS systems.

  • Knowledge: Strong understanding of federal and state payroll regulations, tax laws, and compliance requirements.

  • Interpersonal Skills: Ability to work collaboratively with various teams and build positive relationships with employees and external partners.

  • Confidentiality: Ability to handle sensitive information with the utmost confidentiality and integrity.

  • Certification: Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) or similar certification is preferred.

What we offer…

  • Generous benefits package and unlimited PTO

  • Annual bonus

  • Pet insurance

  • Paid parental leave

  • 401K match

  • Growth opportunities

  • A fun and kind team supporting your success and always down to do something fun

We are proud to foster a workplace free from discrimination. We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and background will lead to a better environment for our employees and a better product for our users and the community.

  • Remote, United States
north america


  • Remote, United States
north america

Why join Better Collective?

At Better Collective, we pride ourselves on fostering a workplace where talent thrives and collaboration flourishes. We are committed to nurturing a learning environment where your growth is a priority. Imagine working alongside a dream team of talented individuals who not only bring their skills to the table but also complement each other. You’ll have ample opportunities to learn on the job from talented colleagues eager to share their knowledge, taking on responsibilities that challenge and inspire you.

Guided by our core values of respect, integrity, ambition, and collaboration, we strive to maintain an inclusive and safe space for all employees. Our culture is built on support and camaraderie. Here, you’ll find caring colleagues who unite over shared passions and ambitions, creating a supportive environment where everyone can succeed together. We believe in having fun while achieving great things, ensuring that work is both enjoyable and rewarding.

About Better Collective

We are a global sports media group headquartered in Copenhagen, thriving in a vibrant international environment with more than 1,800 talented professionals working in offices across four continents and representing over 30 nationalities. Our dedicated employees drive our ambition to conquer the sports media world and become the leading digital sports media group. We are home to renowned international and national sports media brands such as HLTV, Futbin, Action Network, VegasInsider, Bolavip, SvenskaFans, Tipsbladet, Betarades, and more. Our mission is to excite sports fans through engaging content and foster passionate communities worldwide.

For those who love sports, Better Collective offers the opportunity to work on something you are passionate about, making work both purposeful and enjoyable. Even for those not into sports, the strong sense of sportsmanship woven into our organization and core values creates a collaborative and fun environment.

Better Collective is dual-listed on Nasdaq Stockholm (BETCO) and Nasdaq Copenhagen (BETCO DKK). 

We are an equal opportunity employer

We strongly believe diversity gives us the edge and we are committed to creating a safe working environment where employees can thrive. By embracing our diverse perspectives and experiences, our teams collaborate to innovate and deliver superior sports content and products. We hire for cultural growth and welcome everyone, regardless of background,  ethnicity, age, religious and political beliefs, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, and other characteristics.