Payroll and HR Generalist - Boulder, CO

Payroll and HR Generalist - Boulder, CO

Do you like your “i’s” dotted and your “t’s” crossed? Does working with people and working with spreadsheets make you smile?  Do you crave a challenging, fun, and rewarding work environment?  If so, a career at Fresh Produce is waiting for you.

About the brand

From its start at a small kiosk at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California, the Fresh Produce brand now offers a full line of women’s apparel and accessories – available at 16 company stores, online at, and at more than 425 independent retailers throughout the continental United States, Canada, Hawaii, and the Caribbean. Over the past three decades, the brand has built and maintained a reputation for creating beautiful, comfortable clothing that evokes a carefree vacation vibe, no matter the time or place.

We are a brand that celebrates individuality and color. We believe that style and comfort are not mutually exclusive. We believe in fit, in bold patterns, and vibrant hues. We believe in flair. We believe in creating high-quality clothing that looks great, and that feels even better – we want women to feel as comfortable in our clothes as they do in their own skin.

Fresh Produce is a leader in the women’s apparel sector. Our products are made primarily in the USA, and the company is headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, with key production and fulfillment facilities located in Gardena, California. We are unwaveringly customer-focused, and believe that strong teams are paramount to our company’s success. At Fresh Produce, you will work alongside highly intelligent, creative, and hard-working individuals who respect and support each other and believe strongly in the work that we do.

The Payroll / HR Generalist will handle all aspects of payroll processing and various HR and generalist tasks including HRIS maintenance, benefits administration, onboarding and recruiting.  There is an opportunity to initiate and drive HR projects, be creative, and help create an engaged workforce.


Color Commentary:

  • Responsible for all aspects of a bi-weekly payroll for a multi-state retail employer using ADP Workforce Now, staying current with system updates and coordinating changes when laws require system adjustments
  • Responsible for benefits administration, leave administration, and new hire paperwork
  • Assist with all aspects of recruiting
  • Partner with VP of HR on a variety of HR tasks including employee engagement, culture development, and workforce planning


Where you’ve spent your time and what are you good at:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 3 - 5 years of multi-state payroll processing experience including working in California
  • 2 - 3 years of HR generalist or recruiting experience
  • Must have comprehensive payroll knowledge with ability to correctly calculate multi-state pay based on hours worked, overtime, PTO, holiday pay, deductions (taxes, healthcare benefits, 401k savings plans)
  • Experience with ADP Workforce Now platform required (Payroll, HR/ Benefits, Time and Labor)
  • Proficiency with standard Microsoft Office Suite particularly Excel
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; written and verbal communication
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate with all levels of the organization including remote locations
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, show adaptability and meet deadlines while maintaining accuracy with a strong attention to detail
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential issues objectively


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