Our Client has an immediate need for a Payroll Manager
The Payroll Manager will be responsible for all aspects of payroll for approximately 4,000 employees across five US entities aggregating over $200M of annual revenue. He or she will provide leadership and guidance to a small team of payroll specialists to ensure consistency in practices and compliance with federal, state and local regulations and company policies, and will support benefits administration as well. The Payroll Manager will work very closely with the company’s Human Resources, Accounting and Operations departments, and may interface directly with employees to identify and resolve payroll and benefits related issues.
Provides leadership and guidance to payroll team members, ensuring consistency in practices, compliance with Federal/State/Local regulations and/or Company policies.
Oversees and participates in payroll administration for 4,000 union and non-union employees, including but not limited to, commissions, taxes, benefit deductions and H&W dues.
Interfaces with and maintains effective working relationships with Managers and Supervisors. Ensures a high level of customer service.
Keeps abreast of and maintains working knowledge of all Payroll policies and procedures.
Responsible for interpreting, administering and deducting from employee payroll all court ordered wage garnishments and or Internal Revenue levies.
Responds for addressing employee payroll-related questions and concerns.
Prepares and produces special reports on request.
Takes responsibility to understand work assignment and project priorities. Adheres to administrative and Corporate organizational procedures. Demonstrates initiative to ask management when unclear or uncertain.
Performs at a level that assists in attaining overall and team-level performance goals.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Qualifications, other duties and responsibilities:
Bachelors’ degree in accounting or related field required
5+ years of relevant experience in accounting preferred
Advanced Microsoft Excel skills preferred (e.g. pivot tables, vLookup formulas, if/then formulas), NetSuite, Win Team and ADP experience a plus
Strong verbal and written communication skills required; fluency in English required; Spanish a plus
Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and high-volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness
Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with all levels of the organization
Strong time management skills and ability to handle multiple conflicting priorities
Must be able to meet rigid deadlines while taking direction from multiple people
Detail oriented, professional attitude, reliable
Candidate must be self-motivated and have strong work ethic