Why would I want this job?

The US Payroll Manager will oversee and supervise the organization’s payroll functions, ensuring pay is processed on time, accurately, and in compliance with government regulations.  Further, proper documentation of key controls around payroll processing will be required under Sarbanes Oxley (i.e. SOX).

The US Payroll Manager will report to the Head of US Finance and Treasury.



What would I be doing?

  • Manage the workflow of payroll implementation and operations to ensure optimal efficiency and maintain high standards of customer service
  • Collaborate with Human Resources to oversee all payroll functions including establishing and maintaining employee data in the payroll system, maintaining accruals for PTO balances, 401K employer match and workers’ compensation
  • Ensure policies, procedures and practices are documented and maintained to be compliant with key controls identified under SOX
  • Serve as the technical expert for payroll issues through a deep understanding of payroll law, tax regulations and accounting principles
  • Conduct thorough payroll review and resolve discrepancies each pay period to achieve zero error rate
  • Liaison with our HR Team and Payroll Provider, PAYCHEX, to ensure timely federal and state tax filings and payments including social security, Medicare, Unemployment, and Workers’ Compensation payments
  • Responsible for new entity set-up for state and unemployment tax accounts when needed
  • Assist in the resolution of highly complex and escalated payroll issues
  • Perform supplemental payroll processing of off-cycle items: Bonuses, Sales Incentive Compensation and Annual salary increases (i.e., Retro-pay)
  • Perform monthly and ad-hoc reporting as needed
  • Reconcile 401K by month
  • Prepare supporting Sarbanes Oxley control documentation
  • Assess and prepare vacation accrual each quarter
  • Complete special payroll projects
  • Own payroll integration projects for all new company acquisitions




What would make me qualified?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Human Resources, or related field preferred
  • 5+ years of experience managing payroll in a multi-state and multi-entity environment
  • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) Required
  • Extensive knowledge of the payroll function including preparation, balancing, internal control, and payroll taxes
  • Experience with acquisition integration and implementing payroll systems
  • Knowledge of PAYCHEX Flex system is a plus
  • Proficient with Excel, with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong social and leadership skills
  • Passion for building out processes, problem-solving and working independently
  • Cross-functional collaborator and communicator who expresses a positive attitude
  • Highly organized, accurate, detail-oriented, and takes pride in the quality of their work
  • Acumen and curiosity to learn the business and support/implement process improvements
  • Prioritizes and maintains composure to meet deadlines
  • High energy, humble team player, and “get-it-done” attitude
  • Composure and confidence to interact with Executives when required
  • Experience working in a fast-growing and/or start-up environment is strongly preferred.