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Payroll Manager

Major Responsibilities:

  • Manage and guarantee weekly disbursement of multi-state payroll, including garnishments, benefits and taxes to 5,000 employees consistent with federal and state wage and hour laws
  • Ensure the processing of new hires, temporary workers, transfers, promotions and
    terminations is accurate and timely
  • Supervise payroll staff, including payroll supervisor and payroll specialists
  • Critically review and analyze current payroll, benefits and tax procedures in order to recommend and implement changes leading to best-practice operations
  • Personally process weekly paychecks for Executive staff
  • Audit W-4s, payroll balance sheets, YTD earnings, etc.
  • Communicate actively with Operations, HR and Billing to review cross-departmental impacts and reconcile data sharing
  • Partner with HR and benefits in aligning and implementing a more sophisticated payroll and benefits system
  • Ensure systems are set-up and updated to reflect our current employee base, including wages, benefits, sick and vacation time in line with contracts (union and non-union)
  • Manage regular preparation of relevant management reports, including weekly, monthly, quarterly and year-end reports (gross payroll, hours worked, vacation accrual, tax deductions, benefit deductions, etc.)


  • 5-7 years experience managing a multi-state payroll department, including staff
  • Extensive knowledge of ADP and ReportSmith
  • Proficient at MS Office (especially Excel)
  • Working experience of payroll tax at the federal, state and local levels
  • Ability to manage and lead staff to excellent performance
  • Must be a team player
  • Must be highly organized
  • Prior system conversion experience, a plus
  • Ability to interpret Union Contracts, a plu

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