Do you daydream about the movie Groundhog Day, wishing you could live the same day over and over and over again? Do you love playing it safe, holding back, and letting others make decisions? Then sorry, this position isn't for you. But if you're a proactive, numbers and process wiz, who also loves working with people, this is your calling!
The Blinds.com team is looking for a Compensation Accountant to work their magic with entering and maintaining our 275+ associate compensation files, performance based compensation, and audits. The process should result in a more efficient timeline of processing and auditing of sensitive information. The Compensation Accountant is a unique, new role on our Accounting team that will require someone with a knack for employee relations, organization, and a great fondness for numbers.
Why work here? Blinds.com is the world's largest online window covering company with a 20 year track record of awesomeness. From our cool office design to our cake celebrations to our culture of continuous improvement, you'll come to work feeling inspired, and ready to grow. We are ranked as one of The Top Workplaces in Texas and have won The Best Place to Work in Houston, Houston's Top Workplaces, and Houston's Best and Brightest awards for multiple years in a row.
Plus, we are part of The Home Depot family, the #1 home improvement retailer in the world with billions in revenue. This position will play an important role in growing both the Blinds.com and The Home Depot business by leveraging our culture, people, systems, processes, and technology to provide incredible customer experiences. Be a part of something big!
If you live and breathe continuous improvement and think that this sounds like an exciting career path that you're ready to jump on, give us a shout and let us know more about you!
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
40%- Maintains and calculates performance based compensation using SQL queries, analytical skills, and tiered calculations.
25%- Processes payroll weekly using HD systems (Kronos) and initiates journal entries, ensuring payroll data is complete and accurate by researching, reconciling, and resolving all payroll related discrepancies, issues, or questions in a timely manner
10%- Provides oversight and periodic audits related to the calculation of Performance Based Compensation, escalating matters of concern to the Controller or CFO
10%- Reconciles biweekly payroll runs with monthly labor reports, and sets up payroll accrual with detailed emphasis on departmental labor rates, variances, and PBC
10%- Audits departmental headcount and allocations monthly, and generates ad-hoc, on-demand reports when requested
5%- Maintains strong partnerships with Home Depot core payroll team, internal People Strategy partners, and our leadership team
NATURE AND SCOPE
This position reports to the Senior Accounting Manager.
This position has no direct reports.
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
Additional Environmental Job Requirements:
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
Additional Minimum Qualifications:
Years of Relevant Work Experience: 3 - 5 years
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.
5 years of past payroll experience dealing with salary, hourly, and complex bonus plans
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
SQL experience, specifically to pull and manipulate data
Strong analytical skills
Able to work independently and take initiative
Thrives in a fast-paced environment
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, with a strong emphasis on outstanding customer service
Strong familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite including proficiency in Excel
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
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