Payroll Specialist – Remote

  • Anywhere

About EdTec:

EdTec Inc. ( is a social enterprise committed to improving public education by supporting charter schools with business, operations, and performance services. Our work supports our vision to have the greatest positive impact on the quality of public education.

EdTec is growing on a national scale. Currently, we provide services to over 300 charter schools across seven states, many of them located in low-income, high-needs communities. We are seeking a Payroll Specialist who will share our enthusiasm to support our partner schools with high-value services, to empower the school leaders to focus their attention where it matters most – on providing an excellent education for their students. Ideal candidates will have an entrepreneurial approach, be a self-starter, and have comfort with fast-growing organizations.

We are business experts, educators, policy makers, and parents who are passionate about education. EdTec is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environment where all employees are respected for the unique talents, skills, and experiences they bring to the table and have access to what they need to thrive. We strive to build a team that is passionate about our mission and values and reflects the diversity of the charter schools we support in order to provide the best possible service delivery and advance the charter school movement.

EdTec Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status.


Processing Responsibilities

• Initiate payroll cycles with clients

• Interface with clients to obtain new hire information, updated employee information, changes, terminations, etc.

• Input, audit, balance and process payroll for multiple clients

• Input client payroll data into proprietary payroll system

• Gather and report state retirement information to appropriate agencies

• Audit pay grid data entry for accuracy

• Occasionally train and advise new and existing schools on payroll procedures

• Contribute to initiatives that improve processes for EdTec and our clients


Qualifications for the position

  • A least 2 years of payroll processing experience
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent communication skills to maintain strong relationships with our clients
  • Superb service orientation since the firm’s reputation is based on exceptional customer service
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities/customers, work independently and accurately and meet ongoing
  • deadlines
  • Solid proficiency in Excel, Smartsheets & Box
  • Candidate must reside in the West Coast Region of the United States

Pluses, but not required

  • Experience with Paylocity software
  • CPP (Certified Payroll Professional) and Bachelor’s degree are a plus but not required
  • Knowledge of payroll processing for schools (retirement systems, certificated vs classified employees)


At EdTec Inc, we carefully consider a wide range of compensation factors, including your background and experience. These considerations can cause your compensation to vary. The minimum salary for this position is $50,000. Ultimately, we determine compensation based on your experience and geographic location.