As the Payroll Specialist, you’ll lead multi-state payroll operations for our fast-paced and rapidly growing company with 1200+ employees. You’ll serve as the main point of contact, subject matter expert and point of escalation for issues and challenges related to payroll administration. You possess a sense of urgency and a passion to ask questions, simplify processes, work with large data, and support change through varied projects.

Working Location

This position can be fully remote located anywhere in the continental United States. Occasional travel to be anticipated.


Payroll Processing:
Process biweekly payroll for 1200+ exempt and non-exempt employees across multiple states
Serve as subject matter expert to our internal HRIS partners and external partners regarding system updates, interfaces and customizations as identified.

Ensure compliance of associated local, state and federal laws/regulations and mandatory record keeping through routine and ad hoc reporting and routine and special audits. Identify discrepancies and work with internal partners and Total Rewards Leader to provide solutions.
Work with internal and external partners to ensure all wage garnishments and taxation are accurate. Audit system reports to ensure accuracy and takes necessary action to correct discrepancies.

Stay abreast of industry trends, seek out opportunities to apply, and proactively recommend payroll solutions and enhancements
Adopt a growth mindset by proactively evaluating internal processes and make recommendations with simplicity and scalability in mind
Keep Payroll leader informed of improvement opportunities.

At least five (5) years of payroll administration and accounting related experience
Demonstrated experience processing California payroll required; 3+ years of Multi-state payroll experience preferred
Demonstrated experience interpreting and applying federal, state and local taxation, withholding, and reporting requirements required
Advanced knowledge of HR/Payroll system functions required; Workday & ADP experience preferred
Advanced PC skills to include database and spreadsheet tools, including creation and maintenance of queries and reports; Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Excel
Ability to manage interfaces between electronic data processing and the payroll/accounting functions
Strong analytical skills
Ability to courteously and professionally respond to the needs of employees while being flexible and responsive in a fast-paced environment
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills
Bachelor’s degree (accounting, human resources, or business-related) preferred
Payroll Certification (CPP) preferred


Restaurant Technologies is committed to providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment in any form. It is our policy to comply with all applicable laws that provide equal opportunity in employment for all persons, and to prohibit discrimination in employment.

As a critical part of our culture of respect, we strictly prohibit any discrimination or harassment based on gender, age, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, mental or physical disability, ancestry, pregnancy, national origin, and any other status protected by law.

We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address. You may also contact us at 1-888-796-4997 if you wish to speak with a resource regarding a reasonable accommodation request.


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Restaurant Technologies is the leading provider of highly innovative and value-enhancing bulk cooking oil management services to the food service industry. Our solution is environmentally sound, highly efficient and creates a safer, more productive work environment for restaurant personnel. With over 20,000 existing accounts we are an established, profitable mid -sized company poised for double-digit growth in the coming year. We are headquartered in suburban Minneapolis, Minnesota with a growing number of sites strategically located across the U.S. serving over 42 metropolitan markets.


At Restaurant Technologies, we’ve cultivated an award winning workplace for driven team members who enjoy a fast pace and rapid growth balanced by a flexible and supportive environment. We’ve earned recognition as a “Best Place to Work,” by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal along with The Minnesota Work Life Champions Award while consistently earning a spot on the list of Minnesota’s Fastest Growing Companies. In addition, we’ve earned numerous awards from our customer base who consider Restaurant Technologies a valued strategic partner.


We serve the leaders in the food service industry which include -McDonald’s, Burger King, Jack in the Box, Albertsons, White Castle, KFC, Carrabba’s, Applebee’s, Chili’s, and leading independent restaurants.