Payroll Specialist at All Web Leads

| Austin, TX
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As the Payroll Specialist, you will be part of the People (HR & Administration) team focused on supporting our payroll processes. You will be responsible for managing all facets of the payroll process including working directly with AWL Leadership as well as our Finance and our People teams. The People team are the gears that keep the AWL machine on track. Our team strives to catch glitches before they become problems and we delight in being more proactive than reactive.

AWL (All Web Leads, Inc.) is one of the most successful customer acquisition marketing companies in the US.  Simply put, we help our customers acquire customers.  Today, we do this for the US insurance industry.  Our amazing team of over 1,000 talented and successful professionals uses Internet marketing to turn consumer interest in insurance products into policy sales for the world’s largest insurance carriers and more than 30,000 of their agents.   We are Austin-born and our growth from a 2-person startup in 2005 to a highly profitable business has been remarkable.  We are a tight-knit team with a fast paced, energetic, and entrepreneurial company culture that has been ranked a Best Place to Work in Austin for 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2021.  We provide competitive pay, outstanding benefits, and a fabulous, fun, collaborative environment that allows our people to be their best.


  • Focus on data, accuracy and integrity doing whatever it takes to execute payroll processes efficiently allowing AWL team members to be successful.
  • Are ridiculously organized and shudder at the thought of messy drawers, folders, and closets. Your email inbox has folders, sub-folders, rules and color coding.
  • Are confident, resourceful, and not easily defeated. Curve balls and new data does not frighten you; you embrace the opportunity to try and succeed in new areas. You are comfortable making decisions and tracking progress.
  • Have integrity and are not afraid to recognize and admit your mistakes. You use them as an opportunity to grow and do better in the future.
  • Project a committed attitude with your willingness to do whatever it takes to get the job done.
  • Have keen emotional intelligence and steadfast composure.
  • Have a desire to protect our company values and see them reflected in every decision and practice.
  • Seek out solutions for your own team and the company.
  • Are eager to learn new things and keep up with the ever-changing world of employment law.
  • Excel at time management and understand the importance of deadlines and due dates.

Your day-to-day

  • Ability to work in-office in our hybrid model (2-3 days per week in-office).
  • Primary contact for employee questions related to payroll.
  • Processes payroll transactions including salaries, benefits, reimbursements, incentive pay, and other deductions.
  • Ensures accurate and timely processing of payroll updates including new hires, terminations, and changes to pay rates.
  • Issues, or reissues, physical or replacement checks or direct deposits due to payroll errors or final discharge.
  • Send commission report updates monthly.
  • Coordinate benefit recovery in relation to leaves of absence.
  • Prepares and maintains accurate records and reports of payroll transactions.
  • Provide support to the People and AWL Leadership teams as required while exercising discretion due to access of highly sensitive and confidential information.

To be successful on the People Team at AWL, you need

  • 2+ years of payroll experience.
  • Experience working with payroll software (ADP as a PEO).
  • Extensive knowledge of payroll functions including preparation, balancing, internal control, and payroll taxes.
  • To have exceptional communication and collaboration skills and be comfortable communicating over several platforms in a clear and concise manner.
  • Proven skills in applications and programs, particularly Microsoft Office, including Excel (VLOOKUP, Pivot table, Index Match, Conditional formatting, Concatenate, Countif, Trim), Power Point, Adobe Pro and Outlook.
  • Comprehensive understanding payroll and business practices and their impact to employees and HR.
  • The desire to want to self-solve solutions and seek out answers independently.
  • Enthusiasm to work with minimal direction and desire to improve processes and experiences for the AWL team and our candidates.
  • Ability to remain organized and maintain accuracy with a meticulous attention to detail in an ever-changing environment.
  • Strong time management skills and proven ability to multi-task, efficiently prioritize tasks, and drive projects to completion.
  • Willingness to pitch in and assist with other projects and share responsibilities, as needs arise.
  • Knowledge of multi-state payroll processing is a +, as we will likely add increase recruiting efforts during 2022.
  • Ability to work 40 hours per week.

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An Insider's view of All Web Leads

What are some social events your company does?

Social events at AWL are awesome! Every year (before COVID) we have a Holiday party and super great summer out event. They are seriously a blast. The holiday party is my favorite because it gives you an opportunity to get dressed up and spend the evening celebrating the best time of the year and all the success of the company together.


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How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

In the 9 months I have worked at AWL I have been impressed with how well different departments collaborate together. This has been especially important as we have transitioned to 100% remote work during the COVID-19 pandemic. In-person training sessions for new employees became remote training sessions


Technology Specialist Team Lead

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I started in the Contact Center part-time and moved into a part-time Sales role quickly. Merit based promotions are the rule at AWL and I was promoted to full-time in Sales, then Sales Team Lead and I am have been the Senior Sales Team Lead for the past two years. Our Sales Team has grown and my career has grown with the team.


Senior Team Lead, Customer Acquisition

What makes someone successful on your team?

A person that will be successful on the team is someone that likes to dig deeper. The solutions aren't always as obvious as they seem. It's essential to ask other members of the team questions. They will usually go above and beyond to help you solve a problem. Also, it doesn't hurt to ask people outside of your team.

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What are All Web Leads Perks + Benefits

All Web Leads Benefits Overview

AWL provides competitive pay and amazing benefits.

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Our dental plan covers $0 of expenses.
Health Insurance Benefits
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Jeans and T shirts!
Company Outings
We offer employees Free on-site garage parking.
Fitness Subsidies
AWL reimburses employees $250 annually towards health and fitness.

Additional Perks + Benefits

Team and company outings (our parties are amazing). Financial and performance transparency (see firsthand how profitable we are). Experienced leadership (you'll be surrounded by people you can learn from). Competitive salaries (we like to attract and keep the best in Austin). Bonus plans (meet your goals and get rewarded). No-cost or low-cost employee medical plan (we want you to stay healthy). Gym reimbursement (just another way to stay healthy). Employee stock options (we're all in this together)

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