People Operations Specialist


United States Remote

Full time

People Operations / Entry level

Aug 26

This position is remote as we are currently a remote-first company, but candidates residing in or near Chicago are preferred.

About Showpad

At Showpad, we empower others to be at their best. As a business, that means the Showpad sales enablement platform allows revenue teams to engage buyers through industry-leading training and coaching software as well as innovative sales content and engagement solutions. We provide sales and marketing with the software and support they need to enable their teams, drive more revenue and deliver incredible buying experiences. 

Founded in 2011 in Belgium, Showpad is a team of more than 500 people working from our headquarters in Ghent and Chicago or regional offices in London, Munich, San Francisco and Wroclaw.

As an employer who understands the importance of diversity, we are committed to proudly representing the various identities of the communities in which we work and the clients that we serve. We have been recognized as a top workplace by Built In Chicago, Built In San Francisco and Inc. Magazine, as a top 10 software company in the Inc. 5000 Europe list and won the award for “Most Sustainable Growth Company” by Deloitte Belgium.

About the position

As a People Operations Specialist, you’ll contribute to the overall employee experience of our US Showpad colleagues by playing a key role in employee on- and offboarding, payroll preparation, benefits administration, etc. 

You’ll be part of the global People team and support the US People Operations team. Our mission is to always deliver the best possible employee experience and we constantly push ourselves to deliver top-notch results.

The ideal candidate is motivated, detail-oriented, enjoys working with data and is looking to develop themselves at a high-growth company whilst supporting a key part of an operational engine. 

Key responsibilities as a People Operations Specialist at Showpad

  • Work closely within the People team to deliver a smooth onboarding & offboarding experience to Showpad employees
  • Perform data entry and payroll preparation for 200+ US-based employees, as well as handle month and year end payroll and tax reporting notices and requirements 
  • Coordinate and assist with compliance reporting requirements and annual audits including but not limited to: ERISA, FMLA, ADA, Short-term and Long-term Disability claims, EEO, ACA, 401k Audit, Worker’s Compensation Audit, etc..
  • Maintain employee records, including within the HRIS (Workday) and payroll system (ADP), ensuring employee changes and information are up to date and accurate
  • Prepare and execute People documents through Docusign
  • Complete employment verifications for current and former employees
  • Prepare general Ad Hoc (payroll/benefits) reports
  • Field basic employee questions related to benefits and payroll
  • Assists with benefits administration, including annual open enrollment for health and welfare benefits, initial enrollments during employee onboarding, and life events
  • Cooperate with internal stakeholders like Accounting team (benefits invoices, payroll taxes and invoices) and IT Operations (Employee Onboarding / Offboarding)

Required Skills for a People Operations Specialist at Showpad

  • 1-5 years of experience as an HR Specialist or equivalent; of which 1-2 years of experience in a payroll function including preparation, balancing, year-end reporting, and payroll taxes, preferably in a multi-state environment
  • General Excel, MS Suite and Google platform (Gmail, Calendar, Drive) knowledge
  • Understanding of basic payroll processing compliance (FLSA, overtime, etc.)
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment where managing priorities is key
  • Strong team player with a high level of organizational, communication and interpersonal skills

Bonus Points 

  • The ability to think out of the box and help us further improve employee experience
  • 1-2 years of HRIS (Workday) experience
  • Experience with ADP payroll
  • Bachelor’s Degree 

What you can expect from Showpad

We welcome every voice and are committed to building a truly inclusive environment where your differences are not just welcomed, they are celebrated. We’re building a best-in-class experience for our employees and are always identifying opportunities to encourage our team to be their authentic selves. Whether that’s paid parental leave, paid holidays (including Juneteenth and paid time off to vote), paid time off to volunteer at non-profit organizations, personal development opportunities or professional stretch assignments, you can expect Showpad to support you. 

Showpad’s Commitment

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive organization and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other dimensions of identity.

Location: United States (remote)

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