US Payroll Specialist

Updated on 5/15/2024

Jane Street

Jane Street

1,001-5,000 employees

Quantitative trading firm investing in training

Data & Analytics
AI & Machine Learning
Quantitative Finance
Financial Services


New York, NY, USA

Required Skills
  • 5+ years of Americas focused payroll experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, or a related field
  • Experience with Workday HR/Payroll and ADP SmartCompliance preferred
  • Solid understanding of multi-state payroll taxes
  • Handles sensitive information with good judgment and discretion
  • Intellectually curious and willing to learn
  • Organized with great communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Strong analytical and critical thinker
  • Detail-oriented with a “can-do” attitude
  • Self-motivated to improve and automate processes
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel
  • Preparing updates to payroll records
  • Monitoring changes in compensation
  • Completing month-end, quarterly, and annual processes
  • Partnering with global Payroll team on expat payroll implications
  • Assisting with semi-monthly payroll reports and reconciliations
  • Working with Banking team on funding payroll
  • Providing support during audits
  • Maintaining payroll and internal control procedures
  • Keeping up with payroll laws and regulations
  • Recommending ways to improve and automate payroll processes
  • Contributing to ad hoc projects

Jane Street, a quantitative trading firm with a global presence, emphasizes a culture of continuous learning and an intellectually stimulating work environment. Employees are encouraged to develop long-term careers through engaging in diverse, challenging tasks and continuous educational opportunities. This supportive and open workplace culture makes it an appealing destination for professionals looking to solve complex problems and innovate within the financial trading sector.

Company Stage


Total Funding



New York, New York



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth