Manager, Payroll

Summary Seeking a strategic and tactical, payroll manager to oversee all aspects of the payroll cycle.  A strong leader in the daily management of payroll administration, methodically ensuring a timely and accurate pay and reporting structure under federal and state regulations as well as OMB/Uniform guidance requirements. Responsibilities Oversee the administration of payroll processing and timekeeping for a population of approximately 2,300 employees in multiple states and local jurisdictions. Develop, train and manage a world-class payroll administrative staff, responsible for processing payroll and servicing Laboratory employees in a customer-centric payroll department. Ensure timely and accurate payroll processing and related filings for state, federal, and local jurisdictions, including all tax-related filings (monthly, quarterly,annually) as well as government and other specialty reporting for externally- sponsored grant awards. Serve as liaison among third-party vendors, human resources, Legal, IT and other departments and employees across the organization. Actively team with other departments and management members in process improvement initiatives, including major payroll/human resources policies/process development and system initiatives, such as implementation of HRM systems and/or implementation of third-party payroll systems. Serve as the expert in payroll and benefit related tax requirements; advise finance and HR management concerning potential impacts of changing laws and regulations and impacts from potential benefit changes under consideration by management. Qualifications Bachelor's degree in a finance-related field of study is required 10+ years related work experience, including a minimum of 4 years in a multi- state payroll management position and 2 years' experience in the non-profit industry, including organizations which receive federal awards and are covered by OMB/Uniform Guidance requirements 3+ years experience leading, mentoring and training staff Proficiency in relevant in-house payroll and accounting software, as well as third- party applications; experience with multiple payroll vendors and leading process/policy changes and HRM or third-party system implementations, upgrades and conversions Ability to travel occasionally to CT and CA campuses Proficiency in federal payroll and benefit-related taxation rules, and state and local taxation rules is required 2018-26023
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
11 - 15 years

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