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Careers at WEKA

WEKA is growing fast! We’re looking for smart, dedicated, driven individuals that want to help the world’s most innovative organizations solve complex data management challenges.

Be part of something big at WEKA

We envision a future without compromise for our customers, so we’re creating a novel approach to data management that’s purpose-built for performance-intensive workloads in the cloud and AI era. We’re a pre-IPO, growth-stage company on a hyper-growth trajectory.

We’ve raised $275M in capital and are backed by dozens of leading venture capital and strategic investors. Our flagship product, the WEKA® Data Platform, is helping hundreds of the world’s leading research organizations and enterprises—including eight of the Fortune 50—to achieve first-to-market results with AI, machine learning, and high-performance computing. We invite you to join us on this exciting journey.

Our Culture

WEKA is growing fast! We’re looking for smart, dedicated, driven individuals that want to help the world’s most innovative organizations solve complex data management challenges.

“Everyone at WEKA works so hard, and we come together to do some really amazing things. It’s a rush to be surrounded by so much talent and brains here.”

– Sharon Summers,

“One of the things I love about working at WEKA is that my diverse perspective is really valued and celebrated.”

– Napua Leong,

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The WEKA Way

Innovate

Innovation is in our DNA. We’re committed to developing next-generation data solutions for our customers that don’t require compromises and challenge the status quo.

Collaborate

We are aligned on a common vision and work together to find solutions. Individually, we move boulders. As a team, we move mountains.

Persist

We’re helping to solve our customers’ most complex data challenges, and we won’t stop until they’re successful.

Grow

We strive to hire the best people and help to grow and develop their skills so they can advance their careers.

Play

We make time to have fun, laugh, learn, and celebrate our successes together.

Thrive

We believe in balancing hard work with time to rest, restore, reflect, and savor a job well done.

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Payroll Specialist

About The Position

WEKA is architecting a new approach to the enterprise data stack built for the AI era. The WEKA® Data Platform sets the standard for AI infrastructure with a cloud and AI-native software solution that can be deployed anywhere. It transforms legacy data silos into data pipelines that make GPUs, AI, and other performance-intensive workloads run faster, work more efficiently, and consume less energy.

WEKA is a pre-IPO, growth-stage company on a hyper-growth trajectory. We’ve raised $375M in capital with dozens of world-class venture capital and strategic investors. We help the world’s most innovative enterprises and research organizations, including 12 of the Fortune 50, reach discoveries, insights, and outcomes faster and more sustainably.

We’re passionate about helping our customers overcome complex data challenges to accelerate their innovation and help grow their businesses. If you share our passion, we invite you to join us on this exciting journey. 


What’s Cool About This Job

WEKA has an exciting opportunity for an experienced and highly motivated Payroll Specialist, to join our growing Accounting Team. This role will report into the Sr. Accounting Manager and will be responsible for supporting our Payroll function.

Bring Your Expertise – and Your Passion

The successful candidate will be committed to providing efficient, reliable support to accounting department team members, other departments and external parties. The candidate will be thorough, trustworthy, and courteous and possess excellent time management skills. Additional skills include:

  • Passionate, high-energy, impactful team-player
  • High degree of accuracy
  • Great attention to detail
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Proficient in mathematics

Responsibilities include: 

  • Maintaining confidential information by adhering to legal and ethical standards.
  • Working with cross-functional stakeholders to ensure benefits and payroll services are delivered.
  • Submitting timely payroll reports, including salary, expense reimbursement, commissions, bonuses, and on-call payments.
  • Monitoring and analyzing expenses against the payroll budget to help prepare cost forecasts and budgets.
  • Pays invoices by verifying transaction information, scheduling, preparing disbursements, and obtaining authorization of payment.
  • Responsible for approval workflows, by following accounting controls.
  • Resolves account discrepancies by investigating documentation, issuing stop payments and adjustments.
  • Obtains receivables by verifying transaction information, computing charges, and refunds, and preparing and mailing invoices.
  • Collects receivables by reminding delinquent accounts and notifying customers of insufficient payments.
  • Reconcile payroll, commissions, bonuses, AP and AR to the book of accounts

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, or a related field.
  • 3 or more years of experience in a Accounting related role.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel.
  • Experience with an ERP.
  • Netsuite Experience a plus.
  • Sequoia One PEO and Deel EOR experience a plus.
  • Expensify experience a plus
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

USA Residents Only: The base salary hiring wage range for this position which the Company reasonably and in good faith expects to pay for the position in the specified geographic areas or locations, is $85,000-$104,000. Final compensation will be dependent on various factors relevant to the position and candidate such as geographical location, candidate qualifications, certifications, relevant job-related work experience, education, skillset and other relevant business and organizational factors, consistent with applicable law. In addition, the position may include some of the following comprehensive benefits such Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, 401(K), Flexible Time off (FTO), sick time, leave of absence as per the FMLA and other relevant leave laws.

Concerned you don’t meet every qualification? Don’t let it stop you from applying!
WEKA is committed to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace. If you are excited about this position but don’t meet every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway – you may just be the right candidate for this or other positions at WEKA.

WEKA is an equal-opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We provide equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Location

San Francisco Bay Area

Department

G&A

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