HR & Payroll Admin Seattle, WA | Part-Time

Job Description

Sporcle is looking for an HR & Payroll Admin to support day to day functions. Please note: This position begins at 25 hours per week. Depending on workload, there may be an increase in hours periodically.


  • Prepare and process weekly and semimonthly payroll for all business units
  • Manage the reimbursements and perks process
  • Assist Finance Manager with monthly and weekly reports
  • Set up and maintain employee payroll data
  • Point of contact for payroll questions

Onboarding and Offboarding Across All Business Units

  • Handling of paperwork
  • Creation of Paychex and Salesforce accounts
  • Employment Amendments
  • Conducting follow ups with new hires to ensure all documents are completed accurately

Escalations & Terminations

  • Guide, coach, and assist teams on how to handle host issues while staying in compliance

Federal Compliance

  • Backfilling information
  • Ensuring all profiles and files are accurately and completely filled out
  • Create efficient ways to present and store information

HRIS Audits

  • Backfilling information
  • Ensuring all profiles and files are accurately and completely filled out
  • Create efficient ways to present and store information

State Audits

  • Managing all state requirements for onboarding, terminations, and leave laws
  • Regulations and requriements on background and reference checks

Benefits Administration

  • Conduct benefits presentation for new hires
  • Manage enrollments and COBRA
  • Assist with employee perks, such as gym and workspace reimbusrment plans

Workflow Efficiency

  • Look for ways to quickly and effectively get tasks done within HR and recruiting

HQ Hiring

  • Sourcing, benchmarking, coordination of interviews, interviews (if necessary), compensation/offer letter negotiation
  • New Hire Orientation presentations
  • 30/45/90 day check in's to assist new employees
  • Ensure employees are happy, informed of policies and practices, and be a support system
  • Design, create, and implement process for background and reference checks


  • Assist recruiting with setting and presenting monthly and quarterly metrics
  • Onboarding and turnover metrics

Employee Experience

  • Employee events & outings
  • Employee portal design, execution, and maintenance
  • Employee appreciate activities


  • Must be able to work out of the Seattle office on a weekly basis
  • 2-3 years of previous HR experience required
  • E-Verify, I-9, federal W4, and state W4 expertise
  • Knowledge of termination and performance improvement practices
  • Ability to quickly come up with solutions on tier 1 questions and issues
  • Experience with working nontraditional employment statuses
  • Previous experience working with remote employees who are spread out across the country
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to seek out efficient processes and gaps in current workflows
  • Salesforce and Paychex experience preferred, but not required

Company Description

Sporcle is the leading provider of trivia entertainment.

On the web, we operate, a top 1,000 popular trivia website in the United States. The website has over 500k user-generated trivia quizzes that have been played over 3 billion times.

The company also operates live entertainment trivia shows at over 400 bars and restaurants each week in 17+ states. In addition, Sporcle operates the Haymaker Public House, a bar/restaurant in Ann Arbor, MI.

Sporcle employs over 400 people and is headquartered in Seattle, WA, with employees working in San Francisco, CA, Southeast Michigan and other locations around the country.

Additional Information

Sporcle Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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