Job Description


Payroll Manager

Category:
Corporate Office
Location:
5501 Headquarters Dr
Plano Texas 75024
Job ID:
341824
Job Description:

JOB PURPOSE: Responsible for direct management of key aspects of the company’s Payroll function both domestically and internationally.  Ensures timely and accurate end-to-end processing of all weekly payrolls – relies on both internal and outsourced payroll solutions

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversees the operation of both our domestic and international payroll efforts to include, reconciliations of earnings, deductions, taxes and accruals to ensure proper posting to applicable general ledger accounts, processing of accurate and timely payroll tax reporting and resolves issues as they arise from federal, state and local agencies and on-going adherence to and compliance with all applicable laws and regulations 
  • Provides pro-active, timely and knowledgeable customer service to all coworkers concerning payroll - researches and resolves escalated issue 
  • Develops appropriate communication and educational programs using various media to keep coworkers informed and updated on our payroll policies and procedures 
  • Evaluates payroll processes and key internal practices to ensure such are regularly audited and evaluated against best-in-class efforts, ensures that all processes are documented and performance metrics put in place to continually evaluate results against expectations 
  • Remains current on new and/or pending regulatory and legislative changes which may impact our payroll efforts – enforces adherence to such requirements and advises management of required actions
  • Provides staff leadership to assigned area of responsibility – ensures the employment of qualified staff, establishes clear performance objectives and regularly monitors results to expectations. Provides an environment where individual’s can grow professionally, where feedback is regularly provided and where performance is recognized, rewarded and/or improved in a timely, thoughtful and impactful manner

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, and CPP preferred 
  • Seven years broadbased payroll experience, with a strong working knowledge of both domestic and international payroll practices, payroll accounting, processes, legislation and regulations 
  • Five years supervisory experience in a high volume, fast paced and multi-state payroll function 
  • Demonstrated ability to bring to any task strong analytical and problem-solving skills, superior communication skills (bilingual a plus), project leadership, vendor/outsourcing management, staff management and a focused attention to processes, practices and workflows 
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office, ADP, Access, Crystal Reports and Lawson General Ledger, Oracle, Human Resources and Payroll systems preferred

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