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Junior Payroll Analyst (Part-Time)



IT, Accounting & Finance
New York, NY, USA · Remote
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024

Our mission at Talkspace is to help people heal. To get there, we need exceptionally passionate, bright, and motivated people. Want to help over one million people receive quality mental healthcare? Come join our mission of getting therapy in the hands of everyone!

We are looking for an experienced Senior Payroll Analyst to join our Finance team. This role will support our Senior Manager, Payroll and Equity in executing the day-to-day operations of payroll processing. This team member will serve an integral role in relationship building across our Finance, Accounting, HR and Legal departments and will also serve as the payroll liaison for our internal employees.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about innovating existing processes and launching new initiatives and wants to bring their talents into a “for purpose” space. To work at Talkspace, you need to be as passionate as we are about our work, and excited to partner with us on delivering quality mental healthcare.

*This is a remote position based on Eastern Time. Talkspace Headquarters is located in NYC*

What You’ll Do

  • Process, through our PEOs, bi-weekly payroll for US, Puerto Rico, and for our Full Time Therapist network.
  • Audit data to identify and resolve discrepancies before, during and after payroll processing cycles.
  • Support necessary off-cycle payroll runs.
  • Provide day-to-day support and issue resolution related to payroll, timesheet and system inquiries for internal employees and people managers.
  • Maintain electronic payroll files orderly, every pay period by entity, by pay date in real time, in order to be audit ready at any moment.
  • Project manage special payroll initiatives as assigned by the Senior Manager.
  • Partner with People Operations to ensure all new hires and payroll related changes are adequately accounted for.
  • Ensure SOX compliance on all aspects of payroll including documentation, testing and audit support.
  • Assist with new system implementations and process improvements.
  • Document the payroll process end to end and help identify improvements to current practices and policies.
  • Build strong relationships with our internal employees and people managers to maintain relationships and keep an ear to the ground to help identify needs.
  • Maintain accuracy and ensure compliance with all federal, state, local, and regulatory requirements.

About You

  • 4+ years of payroll experience with some experience in companies under 1k employees
  • 1+ years of payroll experience in a publicly traded company
  • 1+ years of payroll experience with processing non-exempt payroll
  • Previous experience implementing relevant systems and processes to serve a high growth environment.
  • Proficiency in multiple payroll and HRIS systems (i.e, BambooHR, ADP, Workday).
  • Comprehensive knowledge of regulations, payroll taxes, and labor code for multi-state organizations a plus
  • Outstanding attention to detail to analyze and draw conclusions from payroll data.
  • Service oriented individual with great verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to act with discretion in managing confidential information.
  • Adaptable in a changing environment, and able to manage moving priorities, projects, clients, and payroll systems.
  • FPC or CPP certification preferred, but not required


  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision plans coverage since day one
  • Pre-tax benefits: HSA/ FSA
  • 401k Retirement Savings Program with matching up to 4%
  • Voluntary benefits including disability, basic life or pet insurance, etc.
  • Monthly Wellness Stipend to promote mental and physical self-care
  • Flexible PTO and Remote First Environment
  • Regular team events, including Wellness Workshops and Team Building Events
  • Free access to Talkspace products for you and one household member, as well as access to a friends and family discount!


At Talkspace, we believe that pay transparency during the interview process is a critical part of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our salary bands are based on internal and external compensation benchmarks, which we regularly evaluate to ensure we pay competitively.

The base salary range for this role is between $23 and $25 per hour. Within the salary bands, leveling corresponds to each candidate’s relevant experience, skills as assessed during the interview process, education, and applicable certifications.

Why Talkspace?

Talkspace is the most comprehensive and convenient way to take care of your mental health and wellness, focused on providing quality mental health services on your own terms.

Our signature psychotherapy and psychiatry product connects individual users with a network of thousands of licensed mental health providers through an easy-to-use and HIPAA-compliant web and mobile platform. With Talkspace, users can connect their dedicated provider via live video, text, or phone.

Backed by over 10 years of industry-leading research and clinically proven results, our accessible care model continues to make huge strides in lowering the barriers to quality mental healthcare services nationwide. Talkspace is the top insurance-covered therapy service with over 112 million Americans covered and a leader within the Corporate Wellness Space, with more than 200 employer partnerships across several industries.

Our focus to help people feel better starts at Talkspace, where we connect and collaborate as a team to make the world a better place. Fun company-wide events, happy hours, wellness perks, flex PTO, access to Talkspace products, and competitive benefits are just some of the ways we make Talkspace a great place to work. Do you want to save the world? Come join us!


Talkspace welcomes and celebrates talent from all backgrounds, perspectives, and walks of life to foster an innovative and diverse workforce. We encourage you to apply, even if you don’t meet every qualification, if you believe you could make a great addition to this team. Come as you are and learn about the exciting opportunities on our team.

Individuals seeking employment at Talkspace are considered without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

How do we define Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging at Talkspace?


Diversity encompasses the unique attributes of our employees as individuals. We value and embrace the richness arising from their varied backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences, which include, but are not limited to, age, ability, ethnicity, gender, race, and cultural background.


Equity refers to a fair and impartial workplace, aiming to ensure equal growth and advancement opportunities for all employees. This involves amplifying underrepresented voices, addressing unconscious biases, and providing inclusive, culturally competent mental health care.


Inclusion signifies the practice of granting equal access to opportunities and resources for all employees, particularly those who might otherwise be excluded or marginalized. It ensures that everyone feels a sense of belonging, value, support, and respect as an individual.


Belonging reflects the affinity and positive relationships that develop among employees from diverse backgrounds when businesses actively promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace.