Payroll Manager
Position Overview:
The Payroll Manager will primarily be responsible for the daily management of payroll programs and administration, ensuring that processes are executed appropriately and in a timely manner. The Manager will oversee and manage operations necessary to ensure payroll data integrity and operational efficiency, as well as be responsible for developing and implementing appropriate payroll policies and procedures ensuring that all such policies comply with company policies and with local, state and federal regulations.
 
Key Accountabilities:
  • Supervise Payroll team and scope departmental needs
  • Oversee weekly and bi-weekly payroll completed by Payroll Specialists to ensure compliance with applicable regulations
  • Oversee and ensure smooth quarter-and year-end payroll process
  • Maintain data integrity of payroll applications (ADP PayForce, Kronos) on a daily basis
  • Maintain a process to ensure the integrity and accuracy of payroll data by conducting reconciliations and detailed audits to ensure accurate processing
  • Research and propose system enhancements and payroll process improvements
  • Manage or assist with special projects, e.g. system enhancements, and payroll upgrades
  • Entry of payroll transactions (i.e.; timesheets, vacation requests, direct deposits, tax changes etc.) into the payroll system
  • Responsible for ad hoc payroll reporting including proficiency in creating reports.
  • Serve as a liaison between third party vendors and the Finance and Human Resources departments.
  • Facilitate and validate annual W-2 production
 
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  • Ability to handle extremely confidential information in an expeditious and discretionary manner
  • Solid problem solving and project management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Extensive knowledge of payroll processes, tax compliance and HR compliance
  • Extensive knowledge of unemployment laws and regulations
  • Ability to interface and effectively communicate with all levels of management
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office, Kronos and payroll system (preferably Paylocity)
  • Strong organization, planning and project management skills; ability to prioritize tasks for self and team to meet requirements and deadlines.
  • Strong leadership skills; ability to drive and motivate to achieve results.
 
 
Education/Experience/Training:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum three years’ experience leading and managing payroll department
  • Minimum of five years of Payroll required
  • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) certification preferred
  • Experience with ADP Payroll Software
  • Experience in accounting, payroll budget development and management
 
Martignetti provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, genetics, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal and local laws. In addition to federal law requirements, Martignetti complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.
EEO M/F/D/V
 
NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.