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Job Number: 2165630

Senior Payroll Manager
100% Remote

· The Senior Manager of Payroll will manage the payroll processing of US and Canada in a fast-paced organization. This role will drive efficiency and process improvement, perform audits and reconciliations of payroll data and audit and approve bi-weekly payrolls. The Senior Manager will be the primary escalation point for payroll related inquiries will respond to frequent and urgent requests for information relating to payroll, tax processing and payroll policy matters and requires exceptional attention to detail, problem solving, and excellent customer service support skills.


* Manage the day-to-day payroll operations ensuring accurate and timely processing of bi-weekly in a high growth, fast paced organization
* Review and approve bi-weekly for accuracy
* Identify areas improvements and efficiencies by partnering closely with the Shared Services, Human Resources, Legal and other internal stakeholders to establish best practices for global payroll
* Ensure compliance with all corporate and country-specific policies and procedures
* Partner with Accounting team to ensure accurate general ledger reporting and reconciliations
* Drive process standardization, automation, and continuous process improvement to ensure efficiency and effectiveness
* Act as point of escalation and work to identify, track, document, and resolve errors, issues and risks proactively with timely further escalation of unresolved items to senior management
* Ensures payroll processes are administered in compliance with SOX requirements, internal company policies as well as applicable country, federal and state regulations or legislation, including applicable wage and hour regulations
* Perform analysis, generate reports and assist with special projects that will streamline processes and improve procedures
* Project lead for payroll related projects, including continuous development of processes that are scalable and support the company's growth
* Additional responsibilities include project management of global payroll service implementations, coordination with teams to integrate payroll systems with other upstream and downstream systems, and leading or participating in other global initiatives
* Manage and mentor staff


* 15+ years of payroll experience.
* ADP Workforce Now, ADP Globalview (a plus), Workday and EZ Labor, experience
* Bachelor's degree or higher
* Excellent planning, analytical, interpersonal, and communications skills
* Extensive understanding of stock and equity disbursement and related tax implications
* Experience supporting workers compensation and 401k audits
* Flexible; able to perform and deliver excellent results under high pressure
* Extensive knowledge in Payroll & Accounting procedures and Payroll Tax Laws & Regulations
* Self-motivated and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
* Ability to operate independently and have the strong desire to work as a member of a team
* Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, detail and results orientation are required
* Experience implementing payroll systems and internal controls
* Ability to collaborating in a cross-functional global environment

**Please note that our client has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees. As a condition of employment, our employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a reasonable accommodation for a medical/disability or religious basis is approved or as otherwise required by law. Candidates are not required to and must not furnish proof of vaccination or request an accommodation during the application process. Candidates will be required to do so only after a job offer has been extended and prior to their start date if they accept the job offer. A person is fully vaccinated against COVID-19 if the person has received one dose of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine or two doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine and two weeks have passed since receiving the final dose of the vaccine.


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