People and Payroll Generalist

| Greater LA Area
NEXT is a venture-backed company boldly taking on the challenge of digitizing the $800B freight trucking industry. Our technology is transforming the way shippers and truckers engage and communicate by creating a platform where shippers can instantly find truckers with capacity and have real time tracking updates and transparency with the movement of their freight throughout the entire shipping process.
 
NEXT was founded by Lidia Yan and Elton Chung with over 20 + years of experience in logistics and technology. We have raised a total of $125M from investors like Sequoia and Brookfield. We have assembled a team with experience from companies such as Airbnb, Uber, Amazon, Snap, Kareo, GoFundMe, CH Robinson and JB Hunt. Come join us as we innovate the transportation industry.
As the People and Payroll Generalist, you will act as the front line and provide outstanding support and service to our teams at NEXT while maintaining compliance at all times. You will partner with various leaders of the company to design and deliver best-in-class processes, practices, programs and initiatives. You are comfortable in a fast-paced, ever changing entrepreneurial environment where two days are never the same and serve as an ambassador to NEXT’s culture.

What You’ll Do:

  • HR Related:
  • Build effective and trusting working relationships with all levels of the organization.
  • Remain relevant and up-to-date with federal, state and local employment laws. Multi-state experience required. 
  • Monitor employee eligibility for benefits plans. Review and answer employee benefit questions, process enrollment, cancellation or changes.
  • Maintains all employee and applicant documentation as dictated by governing agencies.
  • Conduct exit interviews, providing themes and trends to leaders as well as action plans where needed.
  • Partner with HR Manager for onboarding, offboarding and other initiatives for our office employees and drivers.
  • Maintain and process all Unemployment Notices in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Set-up and maintain accurate personnel files; filing and archiving records as needed
  • Payroll Related:
  • Review timesheets for accuracy and completion.
  • Analyze, prepare and input payroll data while ensuring compliance with all applicable state and federal wage and hour laws.
  • Track and maintain records for employee time off.
  • Interface with employees regarding any payroll issues/questions.
  • Process accurate and timely year-end reporting when necessary (W-2, 1099s, etc.).
  • Process garnishments and wage withholdings.

What You’ll Need:

  • ~2+ years as an HR Generalist or Business Partner, ~4+ years of overall HR experience and ~2 years processing multi-state payroll. 
  • Bilingual - English and Spanish (preferred)
  • High degree of professionalism, but yet friendly and approachable.
  • Impeccable interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Ability to handle confidential information with great sensitivity.
  • Resourcefulness and ability to work well under pressure, meeting multiple and sometimes conflicting deadlines.
  • Strong knowledge of California Employment Law.
  • Highly organized, self-starting, self-reliant, motivated and dependable.
  • Great attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Flexibility and adaptive to a fast-paced changing environment and willing to help out wherever needed.
  • Bachelor's Degree.

What You’ll Receive:

  • The ability to be a part of a fast-paced growing company where you can build from the ground up.
  • An opportunity to join a company that is disrupting an old school industry and continue to make it successful. 
  • Career growth! 

What We Offer:

  • Competitive base salary, bonus
  • Full medical, dental and vision benefits, 401k w/ company match
  • Vacation and Holidays
  • Casual work environment
  • Dog friendly office
  • Flex hours (we know SoCal traffic)

NEXT is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by emailing [email protected]cking.com.
To all recruitment agencies: NEXT does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, NEXT employees or any other organization location. NEXT is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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Location

With easy access to the 105 and 710 you can easily hop on and off the freeway! *In May 2019, we will be moving to offices in El Segundo*

An Insider's view of NEXT Trucking

What’s the vibe like in the office?

“Seeing the owners work just as hard and being present in the office inspires me to reach for higher goals.”

Sahar

LTL Senior Executive

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

“I look at our product as something that goes way beyond the technology itself. Creating the optimal carrier experience means getting close to our users and understanding their needs. There’s no better feeling than finding a solution that not only drives growth, but also makes drivers’ jobs a little bit easier and little bit more delightful.”

Brian

Product Manager

What makes someone successful on your team?

"As a designer, one of the most important parts of being a successful designer is to always consider the system. We’re designing a system that spans online and offline so it’s critical that you think about how each piece fits into the system as a whole."

Cole

Director of Product Design

What is your vision for the company?

“We want to change the industry by streamlining the process for drivers to book loads and manage their trucks/fleets in an easy process so that they take a little bit of stress off their plate and enjoy what they do to the fullest.”

Eddie

Sr. Transportation Representative

What is your vision for the company?

"My vision is to be a transparent transportation company. We want to be the advocates for carriers, both big and small."

Corey

Carrier Rep

What are NEXT Trucking Perks + Benefits

NEXT Trucking Benefits Overview

Competitive base salary, bonus + equity
Full medical, dental and vision benefits 401k w/ company match
Vacation and Holidays
Dog friendly office
Remote friendly
Company trips

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
NEXT's 401(k) retirement plan matches up to 5% of their annual base salary, with immediate vesting for matched contributions.
Company Equity
NEXT offers stock options that vest over a three-year period.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
NEXT's vacation policy includes two weeks paid time off for all employees and up to three weeks off for tenured employees of five years or longer.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Pet Friendly
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