Job Summary

Co-ordinate, direct and control payroll preparation, processing and distribution.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

Main Job Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities
•    Supervise and co-ordinate activities of payroll staff
•    Manage payroll workload to meet operational requirements
•    Ensure payroll is processed in an accurate, compliant and timely manner
•    Direct the preparation of payroll related documents
•    Administer benefit plans
•    Oversee compliance with statutory reporting and filing requirements
•    Compile data from payroll sources
•    Prepare relevant weekly, monthly, quarterly and year-end reports
•    Monitor the accurate processing of staff appointments, transfers, promotions and terminations
•    Prepare and review payroll account reconciliations
•    Maintain accurate account balances
•    Review and improve payroll policies and procedures
•    Oversee the maintenance of current employee data systems
•    Ensure all payroll information and records are maintained in accordance with statutory requirements
•    Support all internal and external audits related to payroll
•    Process payroll checks for executive staff
•    Interpret new legislation impacting payroll
•    Manage and resolve issues relating to payroll production
•    Performance manage and develop payroll staff

Education and Experience
•    Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
•    Certified Payroll Professional designation preferred
•    Knowledge of accounting principles and practices
•    In-depth knowledge and experience of payroll calculation and processing
•    Managerial/supervisory experience
•    Knowledge of applicable local, state and federal rules and laws
•    Solid financial acumen
•    Proficiency in relevant payroll and accounting software

Key Skills and Competencies
•    Attention to detail and accuracy
•    Planning and organizing
•    Scheduling and monitoring
•    Communication skills
•    Problem analysis and problem-solving skills
•    Delegation
•    Decision-making
•    Stress tolerance
•    Team work

Top skills needed for a good payroll manager
•    Strong mathematical and financial skills
•    Proficiency with payroll software
•    Management and teamwork skills
•    Problem analysis and problem solving skills
•    Planning and organizational skills

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