Payroll & Accounting Associate

| Santa Monica

About Us

Disrupting the one-size-fits-all utility model, Inspire’s groundbreaking smart home subscription seamlessly combines personalized clean energy plans with best-in-class smart devices. Using the Inspire app, members can self drive their smart homes from anywhere, and select automated settings to use less energy while earning rewards. Inspire strives to make every home a smart home, powered by clean energy. Inspire’s mission is to drive forward a brighter energy future by simplifying consumer adoption of clean energy and smart home technologies. Through continual innovation and scaling of connected device interoperability; clean energy supply, generation and storage; and intelligent, decentralized grid services, Inspire is building the world’s first fully-integrated clean energy company.

Launched in January 2014, Inspire homes have used the clean power production equivalent of 121 wind turbines since inception. Driven by a team of mission-driven Avengers in Philadelphia and Santa Monica,, Inspire prides itself on a culture of ownership, teamwork and stalwart obsession with “crushing it!”

Job Summary

The Payroll & Accounting Associate supports Inspire with all Payroll and Accounts Payable functions. This role offers exposure to a variety of support responsibilities in the Accounting & People team.

Responsibilities

  • Act as first point of contact for payroll inquiries for all employees.
  • Establish and maintain employee payroll records, including timesheets, direct deposit forms, benefit deductions, and tax filing documents.
  • Partner with the People team to resolve issues with timesheets and other payroll related data.
  • Enter payroll on a semi-monthly basis.
  • Run and review semi-monthly timesheets for completeness and accuracy.
  • Support the People team with benefits administration and invoice reconciliation.
  • Maintain Accounts Payable process from new vendor onboarding, invoice entry and payment processing.
  • Process all payments and obtain all supporting documentation including invoices and receipts associated with business purchases on the company card.
  • Reconcile all business purchases on the credit card to the statement on a monthly basis.
  • Process employee expense reimbursements in accordance with the Company Expense Policy.
  • Assist with additional Accounting & Payroll needs as requested.

Job Requirements

  • Act as first point of contact for payroll inquiries for all employees.
  • Establish and maintain employee payroll records, including timesheets, direct deposit forms, benefit deductions, and tax filing documents.
  • Partner with the People team to resolve issues with timesheets and other payroll related data.
  • Enter payroll on a semi-monthly basis.
  • Run and review semi-monthly timesheets for completeness and accuracy.
  • Support the People team with benefits administration and invoice reconciliation.
  • Maintain Accounts Payable process from new vendor onboarding, invoice entry and payment processing.
  • Process all payments and obtain all supporting documentation including invoices and receipts associated with business purchases on the company card.
  • Reconcile all business purchases on the credit card to the statement on a monthly basis.
  • Process employee expense reimbursements in accordance with the Company Expense Policy.
  • Assist with additional Accounting & Payroll needs as requested.

Personal Attributes

  • You are motivated to work at a purpose-driven company and be part of a mission.
  • You have demonstrated stellar judgment.
  • You have an ownership mentality with a high sense of urgency and take responsibility for key outcomes.
  • You are organized, detail oriented and communicate clearly and effectively.
  • You are willing to be hands-on and do all levels of work and ‘pitch-in’ as needed.

The Perks

  • Unlimited vacation
  • Equity plan
  • 401(k) plan
  • Dog-friendly workplace
  • Lots of cupcakes
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • SQLLanguages
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases

Location

1221 2nd Street, Floor 4, Santa Monica , CA 90401
1221 2nd Street, Floor 4, Santa Monica , CA 90401

Insider's spotlight

How does your team reward individual success?

Each month we award an "Avenger of the Month". This is an employee that embodies one of our values: Own It, Study It, Coach It, Live It. The Avenger of the Month is also featured on our blog here: https://www.helloinspire.com/blog/avenger-life

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Team

What are Inspire Perks + Benefits

Inspire Benefits Overview

Inspire’s culture balances the serious nature and tone of a professional company with the move-fast-and-execute tone of a rapidly growing emerging tech company. We believe in working hard and producing, but doing it in a positive and friendly environment where collaboration is rampant.

Inspire calls its employees Avengers. It’s a team out to even the score on behalf of the common man, to challenge the status quo and confront apathy and old-world bureaucracy. Every Avenger lives for the mission: To build the world’s most consumer-focused clean power platform and inspire a connected moment towards a brighter energy future. Avengers are scrappy, restless, humble and committed to balancing passion with purpose and profit.

Inspire offers competitive compensation and equity packages, plus benefits such as health, vision, life, and dental insurance - Not to mention, unlimited vacation, 401(k) plan, a dog friendly workplace & LOTS of cupcakes!

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
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