Payroll & Benefits Manager

Posted on 4/30/2024

Electric Hydrogen

Electric Hydrogen

201-500 employees

Manufactures electrolyzers for green hydrogen production


Compensation Overview

$117,000 - $147,750Annually

+ Equity grant + Time off programs + Cell phone allowance


San Carlos, CA, USA

  • 5+ years of payroll experience in a multi-state setting including new state registration, reporting, and closing accounts
  • Experience with California and Massachusetts payroll laws
  • 5+ years of experience with benefits administration, including eligibility requirements, open enrollment processes, and navigating the intricacies of qualifying life events
  • Comprehensive knowledge of federal and state regulations, filing, and compliance requirements affecting employee pay and benefits, including ERISA, COBRA, FMLA, ADA, SECTION 125, Worker's Compensation, Medicare, Social Security, and DOL requirements
  • Experience with Rippling and Betterment
  • Relevant certifications such as Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) or Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS)
  • Experience with Audits, such as Annual Financial Audits and Worker's Compensation Audits
  • Experience with leave management and coordination with state and private insurance
  • Process payroll following set pay schedules, employee offer letters, other compensation agreements, and employment dates
  • Work with Leave Administrator, TILT, to ensure accurate pay for employees On Leave
  • Set up garnishments and mandatory insurance coverage
  • Ensure compliance with all Federal, state, and local taxing and labor authorities
  • Work with our benefits broker and carriers to ensure successful employee enrollment and off-boarding and audit invoices to ensure accurate billing
  • Maintain compliance with employee withholdings and corporate contributions to 401k accounts and the FSA/HSA Programs; reconcile plans monthly to ensure accuracy
  • Lead the Annual 401k Audit and assist Broker with Annual Benefits Open Enrollment
  • Register for and maintain state and local payroll-related accounts
  • Manage year-end activities, such as ACA Reporting and W2 distribution
  • Manage the Payroll, Time Off, and Time and Attendance modules in Rippling
  • Respond to 3rd party requests for employment verification
  • Respond to requests for information related to state programs such as unemployment insurance and paid leave

Electric Hydrogen specializes in manufacturing powerful electrolyzers for critical industries to produce low-cost green hydrogen, aiming to make green hydrogen economically inevitable for heavy industries. The company's technology encompasses power conversion, gas processing, water treatment, and thermal management.

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding



Natick, Massachusetts



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Health, dental, vision, & disability insurance

401k match

Unlimited time off