Opendoor is hiring a

Payroll Specialist

Phoenix, United States

Work in a fast growing startup with unlimited opportunity and lots of room for growth and advancement. We’re on a mission to change residential real estate transactions nationwide by bringing world class software, data science, and design to an age-old industry.

We’re seeking an exceptional Payroll Specialist to join our Accounting & Finance team to support our fast-growing business!

As a Payroll Specialist at Opendoor you will:

  • Perform all activities necessary to process company-wide payrolls, including processing deductions and timecards and documenting and updating procedures
  • Prepare all payroll related journal entries and reconcile payroll accounts within Netsuite
  • Process employee expense reports in Expensify and record related journal entries
  • Set up required employment accounts in new states as we expand
  • Respond to payroll related inquiries
  • Respond to ad hoc internal reporting requests
  • Perform periodic internal audits of various payroll areas
  • Prepare payroll reports for external auditors


We’re looking for teammates who bring:

  • 2+ years of payroll accounting experience
  • Experience with ADP Workforce Now
  • Ability to work independently in a fast growing business
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong communication skills; ability to answer various payroll related inquiries from employees across various departments
  • Resourcefulness, pragmatism and an ability to get things done
  • Love of Opendoor and our mission



  • NetSuite or other ERP experience
  • CPP designation

Who you’ll work with:

Ashley Beringsmith

Ashley joined us from Deloitte. She was our first accounting hire and has her BS and MAS from University of Illinois.

Melissa Sherbakoff

Melissa is a proud member of the Opendoor accounting team. Prior to Opendoor, Melissa was a Finance Manager in Atlanta and also worked at Ernst & Young.

Brian Nguyen

Brian joins us from Ernst & Young. He studied Economics and Accounting at UCSB and enjoys riding his bike and playing basketball.

… and the rest of our team!

Opendoor values Openness

Our team celebrates our diverse backgrounds, being open about who we are and what we do allows us to be better. Individuals seeking employment at Opendoor are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or other protected status under all applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances.

This position is for employment at will and not for any definite time period.


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