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Payroll Tax Specialist

| Greater Denver Area
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Are you ready to plant roots and grow with a Denver-based company that is making a name for themselves? If so, we here at Wurk want to meet you! Wurk is the cannabis industry’s first all-in-one workforce management solution. We’ve created a dynamic system to manage payroll, HR, timekeeping, and tax compliance. It’s a platform with everything your clients need to automate processes, streamline operations and minimize regulatory risk. Our responsibility is to protect the people and businesses of the cannabis industry so they can focus their energies on making social change in the world we live. Our all-in-one solution automates the most complicated and risk-prone processes associated with recruiting, scheduling, and paying employees.


A successful Payroll Tax Specialist at Wurk will be responsible for providing day-to-day tax support for all Wurk Clients. Working closely with the Tax Supervisor, this person will inform and execute on Generating, balancing and approving tax files timely. Creating payroll clients’ profiles inside of the tax software. Generating and providing tax Power of Attorney documents to the clients. The right candidate will identify new opportunities to drive growth and build upon the Wurk brand.


What’s in it for you?

  • Work with one of the most amazing tech start-ups the industry has ever seen and be a part of an incredible team that’s going places and leading an industry.
  • Apply your technical, project, and problem-solving skills to an evolving market
  • Work in colorful Colorado near the bustling heart of Downtown Denver and our gorgeous ballpark
  • Collaborate with bright, fun, and goal-oriented teams in an open and lively environment
  • Reap the benefits of flexible PTO, ­­­­­­­­­­­­and access to exciting industry events
  • Cell Phone Reimbursement
  • Free Parking Space Downtown Denver ($90/Month Value)
  • Dog Friendly Workspace
  • Eligible to receive equity in Company
  • 1 Month Sabbatical after 4 years of employment


What you’ll need to accomplish!

  • Within the first 30 days, you will learn the ins and outs of the Wurk platform and how PTM and Master Tax integrates
  • At 30 days, you should be able to set up a new client in PTM and Master Tax
  • By the end of 60 days, be able to process new clients, making payments and returns in both PTM and Master Tax
  • Within 90 days, be a self-sufficient Tax specialist, owning the process of building, managing and support of client tax cases
  • Manage tax software and implement new features and updates
  • Assist with the weekly, quarterly and annual provision process
  • Respond to related tax correspondence and research issues as they arise
  • Auditing clients’ tax records, Checking and Completing Tax Forms
  • Meet with clients to gather information and explain option to them
  • Researching and understanding various tax laws
  • Track multiple tasks/action items, prioritize and escalate issues when necessary
  • Create and build professional documentation of new process and procedures regarding tax implementations

What you’ll need to have!

  • 2-year degree or equivalent payroll tax experience
  • 2+ years’ experience in payroll tax
  • 1+ years’ experience with PTM
  • 1+ years’ experience with Master Tax
  • EA certification preferred but not required
  • Knowledge of basic accounting functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Wurk is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Wurk does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law.


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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • KronosDatabases
    • MasterTaxDatabases
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • SmartsheetManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • HubSpotCRM
    • SalesforceCRM


Ballpark is a lively area centered on Coors Field. Around the stadium, brewpubs and pizzerias mix with laid-back jazz clubs and rooftop bars.

An Insider's view of Wurk

What does your typical day look like?

BUSY! But that is the beauty of a start-up there is so much opportunity to bring to the table.


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How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I have been here over two months and I have had the opportunity to attend some very influential events. They have empowered me and allowed me to support oncoming team members for success.


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How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

With our open office environment, it's easy to connect with the team and collaborate on projects. I encourage people to book time with me if they'd like to contribute to our marketing efforts or have questions about processes. We're fortunate to have approachable, friendly people that work hard while supporting each other.


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What’s the vibe like in the office?

Wurk has an exciting and enthusiastic vibe. Each member of the team is here because they want to be and because they are experts in what they do. It is inspiring and motivating to be a part of such a talented and intelligent team. I know when I come in each day I am part of a team of top performers working to protect the individuals and businesses


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What are Wurk Perks + Benefits

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
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Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
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