Huriot — Business Planning & Operations Manager I at Paylocity

Business Planning & Operations Manager I


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Paylocity is a cloud-based software company that creates customized HR solutions for small to mid-sized organizations. Our workplace enhances communication and enables employees to connect, collaborate, and create from anywhere. Our award-winning culture ensures everyone has a voice and feels truly welcome. Join Paylocity as we shape the future of technology and the workplace!

We give our employees what they need to succeed, including great benefits and perks! We offer medical, dental, vision, life, disability, and a 401(k) match, as well as perks that support you, your family, and your finances. And if it is career development you desire, we provide that, too! At Paylocity, people matter most and have always been at the heart of our business.

Title: Business Planning & Operations Manager I

Our team’s mission is to enable Product & Technology to close the gaps between current performance and our short & long-term company goals. We use a variety of skillsets to improve the organization's collaboration while having a bias towards action and execution. The PMO (Program Management Office) Team leads the orchestration of Business Planning, Program/Project management, Agile enablement, and Product operations to create the highest level of efficiency possible within Paylocity’s Product & Technology organization.

We are looking for a Business Planning & Operations Manager that brings great teamwork, positive attitude, high-energy leadership, and exceptional execution to our team. As our team has grown, the challenges related to our scale-up have grown, too. We are looking for Business Operations Managers to help our teams proactively address a diverse array of cross-functional business challenges. There is a broad spectrum of unique and interesting business challenges to solve, making this team an ideal place to gain both executive and operational experience in an ultra-high-growth business.

Who you are:

  • A team player with boundless energy, intelligence, and an overwhelming need to achieve

  • An ambitious individual who is proactive and able to work under minimal supervision at a detailed level while taking account of interdependencies at higher levels.

  • Collaborative, flexible and driven to partner with teams and individuals in achievement of their goals.

  • Ready to fill in leadership/functional gaps in high growth areas and functions that require additional and temporary leadership support.

  • Naturally, analytical mindset; that gravitates toward a data rather than a slide deck

  • Experience in a highly cross functional role and can clearly describe and work within the organizational dynamics of a fast-growth company

  • Ability to execute with conviction and good judgment with limited guidance; needs minimal direction in an ambiguous context to act and then adapt quickly

  • Highly emotionally intelligent, possessing the ability to adjust style to meet the needs of the audience

  • Great problem solver with the intellectual ability to understand the content and to make connections.

  • Can influence outcomes and lead through conflict.

  • Can synthesize disparate information quickly to develop a succinct, accurate summary of the opportunity/need.

  • Comfortable operating under new, ambiguous and/or changing conditions with proven problem solving and decision-making skills

What You Will Do:

  • Identify hotspots in the business that require intervention and proactively investigate, strategize, and implement solutions with those business leaders

  • Partner with functional leaders to help them optimize their operations through systems, process, and operating modifications

  • Reimagining and executing the annual planning process across financial planning, defining annual goals and resource planning

  • Drive Product & Technology organization’s operating rhythm with a focus on the operating mechanisms (meetings/reviews) where the progress of goals and outcomes are reviewed

  • Manage and improve the team level goal process and thought partner across the business to define high-quality goals and ensure regular updates

  • You will be asked to tackle a variety of unstructured problems, dissect them, synthesize a set of actionable insights and partner in the execution & implementation of the solution.

  • Be a champion for ‘great execution,’ leading all aspects of activity and providing mentoring so the job gets done while understanding that ownership for execution of initiatives rests with individual members.

  • Contribute to error-free and efficient day to day execution by directly taking on, documenting, and continuously improving tools and processes across various teams as needed

  • Bring best practices to develop, implement, and manage policies and processes that scale our business operations

  • Drive automation and improve existing business systems and reporting


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field or equivalent experience

  • 5+ years of work experience in roles that were delivering impact across an organization. Examples include being part of a strategy or business operations team in a technology company, and/or helping improve efficiency or effectiveness in a business function of a technology company.

  • Demonstrated ability to understand end-to-end processes and come up to speed quickly on new business domains

  • Passion for excellence and the desire to have a significant impact on the business

  • Highly self-motivated and willing to proactively take on issues within teams and the company at large

  • Well-rounded interpersonal skill set with the capacity to build strong relationships with senior executives

  • Excellent quantitative analytical skills, creativity in problem solving and a keen business sense.

  • Demonstrated experience in preparing and delivering executive level presentations

  • Collaborative approach to decision-making on teams, including ability to influence without direct line of reporting

Paylocity is an equal opportunity employer. Paylocity is committed to the full inclusion of all individuals. We comply with federal and state disability laws and make reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. To request reasonable accommodation in the job application or interview process, please contact

This role can be performed from any office in the US. The pay range for this position is $130,000 - $155,000/yr; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. This position is eligible for an annual restricted stock unit grant based on individual performance in addition to a full range of benefits outlined here. (

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Paylocity provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type 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.

  • Published on: Jan 04, 2023
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Job Location: Remote, USA
  • Salary: negotiable
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