The Payroll Manager is responsible for all activities in the payroll department. Ensures the timely and accurate payment of all employees, in compliance with all applicable policies, procedures and labor regulations. Manages the Payroll staff on daily activities such as policies, systems, procedures, training, and career planning; and motivates this diverse workforce to achieve a high level of proficiency and integrity in processing these transactions. Creates and implements changes to work assignments, methods, or procedures to meet operational needs and improve accuracy, timeliness, and efficiencies in the payroll processes.
Essential Responsibilities and Duties:
•Leads and directs supervisory payroll staff on daily activities to ensure the accurate and timely processing of payroll for approximately 1,500+ employees.
•Reviews and approves monthly journals entries to record payroll in JD Edwards and prepares/approves balance sheet account reconciliations, as needed.
•Oversees and approves garnishment and levy deductions and any payroll non-recurring items to comply with company policy and state and federal law; coordinates tax filings including state and federal quarterly tax filings annual tax filings and W-2s.
•Monitors changes and remains current on legal, regulatory, or governmental requirements (e.g., wage and hour, garnishments, employee relocation, tax matters, 401(k) and other benefit deductions).
•Reviews and approves monthly journal entries to record payroll into JD Edwards and reconciles assigned General Ledger accounts.
•Performs quarterly and yearly performance reviews.
•Performs other related duties as assigned.
•Requires a BS in Accounting, Finance, or a related field of study.
•Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) is preferred.
•Requires ten to fifteen years of progressive experience. Supervisory experience with groups of 5 or more with responsibility for Payroll function.