Leidos Corporate has an immediate opening for a Payroll Processing Manager to join our Enterprise Business Operations (EBO) Group in Oak Ridge, TN. In this role, you will report to the EBS Payroll VP and Director and will lead a team of professionals focused on processing Leidos payroll, Costpoint accounting and timesheets, and support the enterprise Payroll service center. You will support the continued development of operational procedures and also lead the learning and development of the team. The payroll team handles complex union, federal contracting standards, expat, and other special pay situations for US based employees on missions around the world. Responsibilities and duties include the following, but not limited to: - Lead the entire payroll team (payroll processing, Costpoint accounting/timesheets, and service center) to ensure accurate and timely execution of work.
Drive a culture of service excellence within the team; promoting "Best in Class" customer service.- Review daily work performance reports to understand progress and address gaps as needed.
Evaluate recommendations and lead the implementation of approved changes in the processing of payroll, service center requests, and Costpoint matters.
Provide guidance on high risk, internally escalated payroll issues and discrepancies.
Review and monitor established payroll processing metrics and manage team's performance against the established metrics to ensure accurate payroll processing.
Ensure accurate payroll processing, reconciliation and recordkeeping of multi-state payroll. Also, ensure accuracy of payroll deductions for employee contributions including insurance and garnishments.
Ensure timely and accurate execution of payroll reporting processes; develop an action plan to mitigate operational risks and/or resolve escalated issues- Closely partner with the HR Operations teams to support On-boarding, Benefit Enrollments, Payroll and HR needs.- Serve as a point of escalation for high risk questions/issues from employees on union, federal contracting standards, expat, and other special pay situations.
Oversee overpayment process and ensure compliance with federal, state, and local law.
Oversee and monitor garnishment data to ensure accuracy.
Oversee and support SOX and other compliance audits, including pre-audit and post-audit activities.
Provides support, training, mentoring, and development to reporting staff on an ongoing basis to ensure the department performs at a maximum performance level.- Coordinate with Payroll System and Solutions team on special projects.
Coordinate with Payroll System and Solutions team to update payroll standard operating procedures (SOPs), payroll process, and any additional business documents for timely payroll processing.- Coordinate with Payroll System and Solutions team on vendor administration and management projects.
Required Qualifications- High school/GED Degree and minimum ten years of corporate payroll experience, including 2+ years of experience supervising or leading a Payroll team. (Bachelor's degree in Accounting preferred).- CPP or an alternative payroll certification is required within first year of employment.
Proficiency with payroll data analytics to monitor work performance information.- Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite
Excel, Word, PowerPoint is required.- Proven ability to lead/manage multiple projects/work streams simultaneously.- Excellent communication skills and able to collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders.- Strong organization skills and work well under pressure. Preferred Qualifications- Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Human Resources or related field.
Proficiency with vendor systems such as ADP and Deltek (Costpoint).- Ability to work with government contractors which includes knowledge of applicable federal laws and regulations (SCA, DCAA, etc.).
Proficiency with unions, garnishments, and/or expat (international employee) payroll.
Ability to coordinate with payroll technology vendor.
Leidos is a Fortune 500 information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.