Payroll Manager

Lead Payroll Operations and Drive Excellence as a Payroll Manager

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A bit about us:

We are dedicated to creating innovative design solutions that make a difference. Our commitment to excellence and customer focus sets us apart in the industry. Join our team and contribute to projects that transform ideas into reality.

Why join us?

  • Be part of a small, dynamic team where your contributions have a significant impact
  • Hybrid work model offering flexibility and balance
  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package
  • Opportunities for professional growth and career advancement
  • Engage in a supportive work culture that values collaboration and innovation
  • Access to ongoing training and development programs
  • Work in an environment that encourages creativity and new ideas

Job Details

  • Evaluates, develops, recommends, and implements payroll policies, processes, and system enhancements designed to improve business processes within the department.
  • Analyzes complex transactions, identifies issues, and works with internal operational teams to identify causes, assess risks, and implement plans to eliminate future occurrences.
  • Manages all operations related to absence management and time tracking and attendance functionality, including training and updates.
  • Interact with various departments/timekeepers to verify time and attendance accuracy utilizing the Workday system. Ensuring protocol is being followed.
  • Ensures timely communication of changes to payroll policies, systems, and regulations to employees and customers.
  • Maintains current knowledge of, and compliance with, applicable local, state, and federal wage laws and reporting requirements.
  • Establishes internal controls to ensure the integrity of personnel and payroll data in all internal and external systems.
  • Directly supervises the payroll team and provides training and evaluation to enhance performance, development, and work product, and establishes a collaborative and supportive team culture built on mutual trust and respect.
  • Oversees OSV and payroll team:
  • Weekly, monthly and year-end payroll processes to ensure deadlines and goals are met.
  • Upload to the payroll system and verifies for accuracy, including employee reimbursement for payment weekly and bi-weekly, Higher class pay for payment biweekly, Uniform Allowance, and other special pays when necessary.
  • Review and monitor of all entities payroll items including on/off cycle payrolls, audits, and analysis.
  • Completion of entity payroll items including on/off cycle payrolls, audits, and analysis.
  • Review and monitor of all entities payroll items including on/off cycle payrolls, audits, and analysis.
  • Prepares, mails, and maintains the organization’s W2 reporting.
  • Ensures accurate and timely payroll tax filings.
  • Participates in the monthly, quarterly, and annual financial close process.
  • Serve as lead in various audits, including meeting with third-party auditors, developing strategies, and preparing documentation.
  • Partners with the human resources benefits team to ensure accurate and compliant deductions from employees' wages for taxes, wage garnishment, health, and life insurance, flexible spending accounts, etc.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Education: Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s Degree, preferred.

  • Five to seven (5 – 7) years of professional work experience in payroll, and time and attendance management role.
  • At least three to five (3 – 5) years of payroll applications experience, i.e. Workday, ADP, Peoplesoft, Oracle Financial.
  • Minimum of five (5+) years of management experience.
  • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) Certification from the American Payroll Association (APA) strongly preferred.
  • Must have knowledge in FLSA, DOL, and all regulatory aspects regarding laws governing payroll and taxation.
  • Strong payroll accounting skills.
  • Proficient with MS Office suite, especially Excel and Word.
  • Strong customer service and communication skills. Ability to build strong working relationships with HR, IT, and employees across the organization.
  • Highly organized with an attention to details. The ability to adapt to and lead change in a business environment is also critical.
  • Must be a quick learner and efficient with time sensitive/high pressure deliverables.

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Job Details
Managed by Jobot Pro
The Bronx, NY
Job Type
$120,000 - $140,000