Torchy's Tacos

Payroll Specialist


Austin, TX


Full Time

The Torchy's legacy began in Austin, Texas in 2006 with an idea, a dedicated executive chef and a food trailer. Today, Torchy's Tacos operates dozens of locations across multiple states, all with the determination to deliver on our "Damn Good" food promise. The Torchy's Family prides itself on talent, diversity, and one hell of a work ethic.


What you’ll be doing:

  • Manage workflow to ensure all payroll transactions are processed accurately and timely
  • Process correct garnishment calculations and compliance
  • Understand proper taxation of employer paid benefits
  • Perform compliances for unclaimed property payroll checks
  • Process accurate and timely year-end reporting when necessary (W-2, etc.)
  • Develop ad hoc financial and operational reporting as needed
  • Review, analyze and check payroll forms and report for accuracy and makes necessary adjustments or corrections
  • Set-up and reconcile voluntary payroll deductions, prepare reports, identify and research exceptions and remit payment to vendors
  • Process garnishments which include child supports, tax levies, student loans, WRIT of garnishments, etc.
  • Complete appropriate forms for special wage/salary payouts and adjustments or to correct or balance special situations
  • Research, analyze and resolve payroll-related problems or questions
  • Recommend or participate in the development of new procedures and policies related to payroll operations utilizing knowledge of university, state and federal policies and regulations
  • Compile financial, tax and payroll reports for both internal and external purpose; submit to supervisor for review
  • Issue W-2 Wage and Tax Statement reprints.
  • Maintain a wide variety of payroll information (e.g. direct deposits, W-4s, leave balances, salary, levies, garnishments, investments, voluntary and involuntary contributions, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring the availability of documentation and compliance with established policies and regulatory guidelines.
  • Reconcile payroll account balances (e.g. time sheets, direct deposits, wage attachments, benefits, voluntary and involuntary contributions, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining accurate account balances and complying with established guidelines
  • Research discrepancies of payroll information and/or documentation (e.g. time sheets, leave time, salary, supplements, longevity pay, stipends, FMLA, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring accuracy and adherence
  • Respond to inquiries regarding payroll procedures (e.g. wage levies and garnishments, direct deposits, etc.) for the purpose of providing appropriate action and/or complying with established fiscal guidelines.


QUE-SO…here’s what you’ll need:

  • BA/BS in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • 3+ years of related experience in a payroll function
  • Bilingual in Spanish 


Let’s TACO ‘bout perks:

  • Torchy’s swag
  • Discounts on DAMN GOOD food and merchandise
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
  • PTO and Vacation Time
  • Personal development opportunities
  • Fun company parties
  • Badass co-workers

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