Payroll Manager

  • Full process of payroll for midsize organization, multistate
  • Ensures the accuracy and timeliness of payroll processing and continues improvement in accuracy and efficiency
  • Designs and maintains effective internal controls for the payroll function
  • Reviews payroll reports
  • Conducts audits prior to final processing of payroll
  • Acts as the subject matter expert on payroll processes and procedures, including, but not limited to, extra on-cycle payrolls, off-cycle payrolls, quarter and year end processing, manual adjustments, retro-calculations, tax issues, and issues relating to additions, changes and/or updates
  • Sets-up and maintains state unemployment taxes and state income tax accounts; and reviews quarterly payroll related tax filings
  • Monitors all payroll tax setups, compliance, filings, payments and reporting requirements, including annual W-2 processing and distribution
  • Supervise staff
  • Train team members on new or enhanced operation procedures and policies
  • Identify process improvement initiatives and define standards for new processes


  • Minimum of 10 years of strong hands-on payroll experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of payroll tax and payroll compliance experience
  • Strong pluses would be union experience, CPP and Bachelors degree
  • Strong payroll systems: ADP Vantage, Kronos and Workday preferred
  • Strong demonstrated leadership
  • Organization requires vaccinations
  • Blended in-office schedule