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US Payroll Manager
Ref No.: 19-00048
Location: Holly Springs, North Carolina
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 02/04/2019 to 08/04/2019
  • Our client has a combination of approximately 900 exempt and non-exempt employees.
  • Manage and process the bi-weekly domestic US payrolls processes per policies and procedures to include garnishments, special pays, retroactive payments, and benefit deductions
  • Ensure payrolls are processed in an accurate and timely manner to meet deadlines
  • Ensure timesheets for the US non-exempt population are complete and approved prior to processing.
  • Oversee and ensure compliance with federal, state and local employment laws as well as timely payments to these agencies
  • Maintain knowledge of current and new regulations and reporting requirements and plan system changes for compliance
  • Prepare and reconcile year end documentation and ensure all year-end filings are submitted and completed
  • Prepare and reconcile all monthly statutory taxes and social insurances along with any pension reconciliations
  • Responsible for payroll liabilities by entering federal and state income and social security tax information, 401k transfer and direct deposits, wage assignments and garnishments.
  • Responsible to fulfilling wage garnishment requirements by completing forms; adjusting payroll records, documenting and transmitting withholdings; negotiating with collection agencies to convert garnishments to wage assignments.
  • Responsible for payroll financial standards by providing monitoring accounting journals and costs, identifying variances; implementing corrective actions
  • Balances payroll accounts by auditing information; identifying and resolving discrepancies
  • Responsible for Payroll account reconciliations and variance explanations related to salary and wages
  • Duties may include auditing and reconciling bank statements, clearing payroll accounts and maintaining payroll general ledger accounts
  • Implement KPIs to record accuracy of payrolls
  • Adhere to SLAs set by management
  • Provide month statistics for the global payroll issue log
  • Prepare and document comprehensive payroll procedures and assist with the preparation of short and long-term payroll strategies and policies
  • Responsible for International Assignees into and out of US
  • Responsible for all time-management system and time clock (ETime) administration
  • Responsible for gathering of PTO for US
  • Maintaining Share/Stock/ EDIP Plan Schemes- by maintaining deduction records; completing forms; initiating deductions
  • Work with Human Resources, Rewards and Finance to identify and implement process improvements to streamline transactions and improve controls
  • Perform assigned duties in the absence of Global Payroll Manager
  • Perform other duties assigned to include but not limited to; participating in projects, review of best practices for disbursements to improve efficiency and internal controls, management and reporting of eligible salaries for stock grants, and development and implementation of exception and regulatory reporting for payroll
  • Ensure payrolls are approved by management prior to commit
Skills:
  • Must have ADP Workforce now experience - preferably current experience
  • Preferably current experience with Etime or Kronos time management system
  • Needs to have experience of shift workers
  • Workday payroll experience is a plus
  • Must have worked with HR and benefit interfaces
  • Understands journals and reconciliations
  • Understands state taxes and filings
  • Garnishment payments
  • 401K – deferred comp and restoration plans
  • 940 and 941
  • Must have solid payroll management experience and solid work history
  • Must have people management skills
  • Must feel comparable reporting to management remotely
  • Salary guide – be guided by agency rates max rate
  • Strong communication skills
  • Must demonstrate how to reconcile and balance payrolls
  • Must demonstrate confidence in owning and committing payroll accurately and on time with minimum support
Education: Bachelor Degree and 5 years of Payroll Management experience
   
Certifications & Licenses: Certified Payroll
Certified Payroll Professional