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Payroll Manager at Oura Health

Oura Health

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Payroll Manager


United States


Full time

90 Finance


Our mission at Oura is to empower every person to own their inner potential. Our award-winning products help our global community gain a deeper knowledge of their readiness, activity, and sleep quality by using their Oura Ring and its connected app. By providing daily insights and practical steps to inspire healthy lifestyles, we’ve helped over a million people understand and improve their health.

For us, empowering the world starts with living our values and empowering our team. As a quickly growing company focused on helping people live healthier and happier lives, we work to promote work-life balance and ensure that our team members have what they need to do their best work both in and out of the office.

As Oura’s Payroll Manager, you will lead the payroll team as the company experiences rapid growth. This individual will have the opportunity to be a key player in shaping payroll processes and controls. Candidates are expected to have a high aptitude and enthusiasm for conducting financial analysis; have demonstrated problem solving skills; and the ability to thrive in fast paced environments and work independently.

The ideal candidate is data-driven, process-oriented, able to work in a fast-paced environment, and holds others and the organization to a high standard.

What you’ll do:

  • Own the US payroll process and ensure that all payrolls and payroll changes are processed accurately and timely.
  • Perform day to day payroll operations including onboarding new hires, merit increases, department changes, terminations, leave of absences, bonuses, commissions, and garnishments accurately and timely.
  • Ensure the timely processing of federal, state and local tax filings, payments, corrections, or tax notices.
  • Coordinate cross-functionally to design scalable and efficient processes to support a growing company.
  • Administer payroll and equity related systems and optimize configurations to maximize scalability and employee experience.
  • Maintain effective internal controls for the payroll/equity function and proactively work with management to identify process improvements and gaps.
  • Identify and lead the development of scalable and efficient payroll process improvements.
  • Serve as subject matter expert on equity and payroll issues, collaboration with employees as needed.
  • Ensure financial reporting is standardized and ensure compliance with GAAP accounting rules that affect payroll accounts globally.
  • Verify all equity plan transactions (grants, exercises, dispositions, etc.) are correctly processed in the Carta platform.
  • Ensure regulatory compliance while continually monitoring and analyzing the constantly evolving regional regulatory landscape.
  • Assist with internal/external payroll audits and compliance reporting including 401 (k) and workers compensation.
  • Collaborate effectively with HR team members and Finance on payroll/equity related issues, ad-hoc projects, reporting, audits and account reconciliations.


We would love to have you on our team if you have any of the following, but don’t worry too much if you don’t fill all the requirements:

  • 5+ years of relevant payroll experience
  • Experience partnering with cross-organizational teams and developing cross-functional workstreams
  • Proven ability to succeed in a fast paced and constantly changing environment
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks effectively in order to meet tight deadlines, working independently and under a multi-faceted team model
  • Strong people management and mentoring skills
  • Experience with larger payroll systems and process implementation
  • Experience with NetSuite ERP is strongly preferred


At Oura, we care about you and your wellbeing. Everyone here at Oura has a ring of their own and is continually looking to improve their health.

What you’ll get:

  • A competitive salary and equity
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Wellness benefits
  • Flexible working hours + work-life balance,
  • An Oura ring of your own
  • 20 days of PTO
  • Amazing culture of collaborative and passionate coworkers

Oura takes a market-based approach to pay, and pay may vary depending on your location. US locations are categorized into tiers based on a cost of labor index for that geographic area. While most offers will be closer to the starting range, successful candidates’ pay will be determined based on job-related skills, experience, qualifications, work location, internal peer equity, and market conditions. These ranges may be modified in the future.

NY:$90,250 – $99,750/Colorado: $85,500 – $94,500

A recruiter will be able to determine your zones/tiers based on your US location.

Oura is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Individuals seeking employment at Oura are considered without regards to age, socioeconomic status, ancestry, color, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, protected family care or medical leave status, race, religion (including beliefs and practices or the absence thereof), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. We will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.