Payroll Associate


About KnowBe4

KnowBe4, the provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, is used by tens of thousands of organizations around the globe. KnowBe4 enables organizations to manage the ongoing problem of social engineering by helping them train employees to make smarter security decisions, every day.

Fortune has ranked us as a best place to work for women, for millennials, and in technology for four years in a row! We have been certified as a “Great Place To Work” in 8 countries, plus we’ve earned numerous other prestigious awards, including Glassdoor’s Best Places To Work.

Our team values radical transparency, extreme ownership, and continuous professional development in a welcoming workplace that encourages all employees to be themselves. Whether working remotely or in-person, we strive to make every day fun and engaging; from team lunches to trivia competitions to private parties at theme parks, there is always something exciting happening at KnowBe4.

Remote positions open to the US only.

The Payroll Associate is responsible for ensuring that employees are accurately paid their salaries (regular and variable) in a timely manner.


  • Correctly compile and summarize payroll information for our subsidiaries
  • Enter payroll data for processing
  • Correctly disburse funds related to cash bonuses and reconcile accurately on a monthly basis
  • Liaise with People Ops Directors in all regions to ensure all information is accurate and complete
  • Respond to questions from employees regarding payroll and compensation matters
  • Support the Payroll Manager on relevant research projects as requested
  • Participate in other projects as required, including system implementation and automation
  • The systems used in the payroll workflow are Workday and Cloudpay, training will be provided as necessary.


  • Associates or bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Minimum 2 years payroll experience preferred (or combination payroll and HR)
  • Experience with Gmail and Google Docs
  • Experience with MS Office (Word and Excel, including pivot tables)
  • Experience with web browsers (Chrome, Internet Explorer, etc.)
  • Strong verbal and written communications
  • Excellent time management and organization skills
  • Superior Excel skills
  • Ability to work in a team on projects and independently
  • Strong math and numeracy skills
  • Customer service and etiquette skills
  • Discretion involving personnel and legal matters
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and adapt to change
  • Knowledge of compliance standards

The base pay for this position ranges from $50,000 – $60,000, which will vary depending on how well an applicant’s skills and experience align with the job description listed above.

Our Fantastic Benefits

We offer company-wide monthly bonuses, employee referral bonuses, an employee stock purchase program, 401k matching (US), fully paid medical insurance (US), open/generous paid time off (length varies by country), parental leave (length varies by country), adoption assistance, tuition reimbursement, certification reimbursement, certification completion bonuses, gym benefits, and a relaxed dress code – all in a modern, high-tech, and fun work environment.

Note: An applicant assessment and background check may be part of your hiring procedure.

Individuals seeking employment at KnowBe4 are considered without prejudice to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.