Payroll Manager

Payroll Manager Job Duties:

  • Maintains payroll information by designing systems; directing the collection, calculation, and entering of data.
  • Updates payroll records by reviewing and approving changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job titles, and department/ division transfers.
  • Pays employees by directing the production and issuance of paychecks or electronic transfers to bank accounts.
  • Prepares reports by compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages.
  • Determines payroll liabilities by approving the calculation of employee federal and state income and social security taxes, and employer’s social security, unemployment, and workers compensation payments.
  • Balances the payroll accounts by resolving payroll discrepancies.
  • Provides payroll information by answering questions and requests.
  • Maintains payroll guidelines by writing and updating policies and procedures.
  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
  • Maintains employee confidence and protects payroll operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Payroll Manager Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting or related field preferred, but will consider experience in lieu of degree
  • Minimum of 10 years of hands-on payroll experience with a minimum of 5 years as a Payroll Manager
  • Experience with payroll implementation(s) and vendor management.
  • Project Management skills with proven success leading projects.
  • Experience with benefit tax treatments
  • Knowledge of global payroll requirements
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office products, specifically proficiency in Microsoft Excel.