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Payroll Specialist

at Kin + Carta Americas

Location: Buenos Aires

Department: Finance & Accounting

The role

Kin + Carta is an innovation and emerging technology firm that helps Fortune 500 companies seize new opportunities through world-changing digital solutions. As strategists and consultants, we help organizations evolve their digital strategy to solve mission-critical problems. As designers and developers, we build incredible hardware and software solutions that transcend a standalone product and transform an organization’s relationship with its customers.

Due to rapid success and growth, Kin + Carta is expanding its Global Accounting and Finance function adding a Payroll Specialist to the Buenos Aires team for having a key role in Argentine and US accounting. This position will report to our Finance Manager in Buenos Aires and our Controller in Chicago and have the unique opportunity to help develop sound payroll practices, continue to build out the accounting and finance function.

Responsibilities:

  • You’ll prepare payroll schedules and records and you’ll contribute to various accounting tasks, such as updating payroll files and records.
  • Serve as the main point of contact for any payroll related inquiry; investigate any issues that may arise.
  • Ensure information on the payroll system is accurate and updated on time.
  • Participate in a variety of testing efforts for the system, support packs and other processing changes.
  • Assist employees with payroll questions and resolve issues.
  • Participate in payroll audits.
  • Ensure compliance with governmental laws on payroll accounting and taxes.
  • Review and reconcile quarterly and annual payroll reports.
  • Serve as contact person for the external payroll vendor and troubleshoot with them and the Employee Experience area as needed.
  • Managing a digital payroll platform.

We want all new hires to succeed in their roles at Kin + Carta. That's why we've outlined the job requirements below. To be considered for this role, it's important that you meet all Minimum Qualifications. If you do not meet all of the Preferred Qualifications, we still encourage you to apply.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Degree in Accounting, HR, or Business Administration. 
  • 2‐3 years of experience processing payroll for companies operating in multiple locations.
  • Advanced communication skills in both English and Spanish.
  • Previous experience working with corporate payroll software.
  • Experience working with offshore teams.
  • Ability to quickly reprioritise in a constantly evolving environment. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with Salesforce is a plus. 
  • A positive attitude who can contribute to an excellent culture.
  • Mindset and ability to improve processes.
  • Desire to develop in many areas of Accounting and Finance.
  • Demonstrates initiative and wants to make a difference.

About Kin + Carta

Kin + Carta exists to make the world work better by delivering transformative digital growth for our clients. As a digital transformation firm, we apply creativity, data, and technology to help clients invent, market, and operate new digital products and services that turn prospects into customers, and customers into advocates. Kin + Carta seamlessly integrates the strategic consulting, software engineering, and marketing technology needed to help businesses 'Make It Happen'. 

Consultants at Kin + Carta have the opportunity to: engage with the most cutting-edge emerging technologies, solve difficult problems for some of the world’s biggest companies, and work within a breadth of industries.

Kin + Carta is headquartered in Chicago and London with offices across four continents. Our culture and shared ways of working unite us globally, but it’s our diverse specialisms, our connections, and our courage that makes our firm a recognized best place to work.

We welcome our Kin to show up as their full selves every day. Because this is so important to us, Kin + Carta is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. To read further about our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Awareness, check out our IDEA page on our website. 

If you need accommodations at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know. 

Your benefits

Hard work deserves big rewards. Joining us means you’ll be able to enjoy a wide range of benefits aimed at mind, body, spirit and enhancing your career.

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Kin + Carta believes in creating a culture where diversity, regardless of its form, is just a part of who we are. We empower every individual to share what matters to them, subsequently creating an environment where every person, regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status, is treated as a valued member of our Kin!