Payroll Manager is responsible for creating and applying payroll-related policies and procedures, labor laws. This role is
responsible for managing payroll for exempt and non-exempt employees relating to new hires, rehires, promotions, raises, tax information, benefit deductions, awards, leaves of absence, expense reimbursements and bonuses, garnishments,
child support withholding.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Payroll Manager is responsible for directly handling the payroll function in an accurate and efficient manner.
Payroll Manager will be responsible for processing payroll for 300+ employees, garnishments, and verification of employments.
Input and review payroll through internal and external payroll and Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS), such as ADP.
Create and apply payroll-related policies and procedures, labor laws and Collective.
Verify pay calculations of manual checks for accuracy in overtime, pre-tax deductions, social security wage limits, etc.
Audit time labor management entries for correct pay calculations and ensure only authorized salary information is used, proper accounts are affected, and accruals are accurate.
Complete and evaluate general ledger month-end procedure for payroll, including but not limited to journal entries, account reconciliation, adjustments and accruals.
Defend and research budgeted vs. actual variances as relates to payroll accounts.
Interface with employees and maintain confidentiality of employee information.
Guide and support team members, as needed.
Perform other duties and projects as assigned.
Experience with multi-state payroll processing.
Responsible for full life-cycle payroll processing.
Ideal candidate should have 2+ years of supervisory experience.
Strong HRIS/online or cloud-based payroll software experience.
Intermediate Excel skill required for this role.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Proven project management, organizational and time-management skills.
Bachelor's degree in a related field (Business Administration, Accounting) and 5-7 years of relevant experience or, the combination of education and experience.
Professional Certification (CPP) preferred.
Skills and Abilities:
Must be able to perform detailed work with a high degree of accuracy and have excellent organizational and verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to use computers to enter; access and retrieve financial data.
Ability to analyze situation accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
Proven customer service and results orientation.
Must be proficient in PC applications.
Strong organizational and time management skills are required to manage multiple,
concurrent requests and tasks and while meeting strict deadlines.
Superlative interpersonal skills:
High degree of patience and tact, and must be able to cultivate respectful, strategic, and collaborative relationships with people from diverse backgrounds; both internally and externally.
Hold yourself and others accountable for a high level of performance and integrity.
Ability to work under pressure in a very high-paced environment.
Ability to prioritize, organize and coordinate multiple tasks under changing deadlines.
Capable of taking direction from more than one supervisor.
Must be able to work in a challenging environment where constructive feedback from
others is encouraged.
Have an understanding and awareness of worker rights impacting MGA members.
Must maintain regular and acceptable attendance at such level as is determined at
MGA's sole discretion.