Apple Leisure Group

  • Payroll Manager

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(4/6/2018 2:50 PM)
    ID
    2018-1143
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Human Resources
  • Overview

    Purpose:

    The Payroll Manager will be responsible for leading and managing a unit of payroll processors and ensure that they perform their jobs accurately and timely. The Payroll Manager will review and audit all payrolls to ensure that they are accurate and complete and that all new hires, changes and terminations are appropriately supported. The manager will generate the required payroll reports as needed by the Company’s Accounting, Finance and Human Resources Departments. The Payroll Manager will ensure that any of the organization’s benefit programs such as bonuses, 401(k) contributions or loans, or medical deductions, or mandated deductions such as garnishments are handled effectively and efficiently. Handle systems access and configuration.

    Responsibilities

    Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

     

    Primary responsibilities

    • Manage and guarantee weekly disbursement of multi-state payroll, including garnishments, benefits and taxes to 1,700 employees consistent with federal and state wage and hour laws 
    • Manage the payroll services and systems team in delivering customer service, including responding to inquiries related to payroll case logs, workers and various internal departments. 
    • Ensure payroll is processed accurately each week accordance to brand policy and procedures including processing of new hires, temporary workers, transfers, promotions and terminations are accurate and timely. 
    • Partner with Human Resource Business Partners on interpretation and implementation of payroll changes.
    • Responsible for all payroll processing and payroll accounting for all US based properties , corporate offices, Canada and International.  
    • Collaborate in development, testing, and troubleshooting of all system changes with the HRBP, IT, etc. as it relates to payroll and assist in implementing continuous process improvement including the adoption of best practices, and updating standard operating procedures accordingly.
    •  Engage with senior management and be the subject matter expert for payroll related matters.
    •  Ensure the proper controls and procedures are in place, documented and followed as well as working with internal audit in testing the effectiveness of the controls.
    •  Audit W-4s, payroll balance sheets, YTD earnings, etc.
    • Manage regular preparation of relevant management reports, including weekly, monthly, quarterly and year-end reports (gross payroll, hours worked, vacation accrual, tax deductions, benefit deductions, etc.)
    • ADP vendor management & partnership with other HR vendors as applicable with payroll processes and procedures.

     

    Software:

     

    ADP Platforms: WFN, EV5, PCPW, E-time, Report-smith, I-Pay, I-Reports, Net Secure and Microsoft Office Suite.

    Qualifications

    Ability to travel as authorized.

    Required Competencies:

    • 5-7 years’ experience managing a multi-state payroll department, including staff
    • Extensive knowledge of ADP Enterprise
    • Proficient at MS Office (especially Excel)
    • Understanding and working knowledge of payroll related compliance.
    • Ability to discharge tasks effectively under intense pressure and attain targets, as well as being proficient in time management.
    • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing to all levels internally and externally
    • Working knowledge of and experience with payroll tax at the federal, state and local levels
    • Ability to manage and lead staff to excellent performance
    • Excellent customer service skills and demeanor
    • Must be a team player
    • Must be highly organized
    • Prior system conversion experience, a plus
    • Excellent mathematic and communication skills

     

    Physical Demands:

     

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop; kneel; crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

     

    Work Environment:

     

    Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time.

     

    The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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