Payroll Manager

Confidential Company  •  Chicago, IL

5 - 7 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/27/18
Confidential Company
Chicago, IL
5 - 7 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/27/18

Overview

 

 The Payroll Manager designs, directs, and delivers payroll services for Senior Lifestyle Corporation. The Manager leads the payroll team and has accountability for the organizations payroll operations and related disbursement, taxation, and reporting processes, ensuring compliance with local, state and federal requirements while maintaining superior customer service. Provides overall leadership for the Payroll department by developing goals, objectives, policies and procedures; leveraging technology solutions; supervising, coordinating, and evaluating outcomes; preparing and managing the units’ operating budgets; and performing personnel administration functions. Manages related outsourced functions and contracts. The Payroll Manager designs, directs, and delivers payroll services for Senior Lifestyle Corporation. The Manager leads the payroll team and has accountability for the organizations payroll operations and related disbursement, taxation, and reporting processes, ensuring compliance with local, state and federal requirements while maintaining superior customer service. Provides overall leadership for the Payroll department by developing goals, objectives, policies and procedures; leveraging technology solutions; supervising, coordinating, and evaluating outcomes; preparing and managing the units’ operating budgets; and performing personnel administration functions. Manages related outsourced functions and contracts.

Essential Functions

 

  • Oversee the timely preparation and accurate production of payroll for the corporate office and community locations, including biweekly payroll, equitycompensation vesting and otherpayrollevents.
  • Manages human resource information system for data accuracy and integrity. Conducts frequent audits.
  • Creates and provides training to Business Office Managers at community locations for accurate data entry into HR/Payrolldatabase to limit errors.
  • Minimize and resolve employee pay-related issues, including over-payments, late pay, deductions, and related pay adjustments.
  • Work with business units to optimize and centralize payroll activities.
  • Responsible for accurate production of W-2 Forms and related year-end taxreporting issues.
  • Oversee and ensure the successful execution of yeartax and reporting processes.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable local, state, federal and foreign tax laws; wage and hour laws; and collective bargaining agreements.
  • Assists in reviewing, auditing and processing bills for insurance benefit providers to assure accuracy. Produces reports of benefit enrollment, benefit deductions, and plan participation.
  • Subject matter expert and strategic advisor in policy matters involving payroll administration, payroll-tax matters and payroll interactions of benefits and other deductions.
  • Focus on building, teaching, and developing payroll team.
  • The Payroll Manager has total decision making authority for major policy and procedure changes, bonus processing and pay rate changes.
  • The Payroll Manager receives direction and reviews from the Chief Financial Officer.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 5-10 years of experience in Payroll, Accounts Payable/Receivable, Corporate Benefits
  • Advanced-level proficiency with Microsoft Office Products, including Excel, and Power Point
  • 4+ years of payrollexperience, preferably in a large company with multi-state taxation and unionized employment
  • High level of technical expertise and comfort with enterprise systems and data management. Must be comfortable working with IT professionals on complicated system interface issues
  • Possess ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
  • Possess ability to seek out new methods and principals and be willing to incorporate them into existing practices
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral or schedule form
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Ability to handle multiple projects
  • Proficient in HRIS and Timekeeping systems–ADP Vantage, UltiPro, Kronos and Ceridian are a plus
  • Maintains a positive and professional demeanor toward customers and co-workers
  • Adheres to all policies and procedures of Senior Lifestyle Corporation
  • Strives to maintain a safe working environment through the prevention of accidents, the preservation of equipment, and the achievement of safe working practices

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