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Senior Payroll Manager

Tampa, FL

Posted: 05/07/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire(TW Perm) Category: Payroll/HR Job Number: 21741 Pay Rate: Up to $150,000 + BONUS

Job Description

 

Are you ready to step into a role that combines precision, integrity, and innovation? We are seeking a Senior Payroll Manager to join the ranks of one of Tampa’s premier employers. This team needs a proven leader who understands the importance of building a strong team the provides accurate deliverables in a complex environment. As the Senior Payroll Manager, you'll have the ability to support and develop a dynamic team that is pivotal to the organization, processing payroll for over 20,000 employees across the US. If this sounds like you, APPLY NOW! Successful completion of a background/drug screening and professional references required!  

Senior Payroll Manager Benefits and Compensation: 

  • A professional working environment
  • Modern, collaborative office space and a hybrid schedule
  • GREAT leadership and high visibility
  • Excellent career trajectory
  • Highly competitive salary targeting $150,000, plus bonus potential and incentives!

Senior Payroll Manager Job Duties: 

  • Supervise a team of 9 direct reports
  • Perform end-to-end people management activities: recruitment, onboarding, training and development, performance management, and team quality
  • Act as an escalation point of contact for payroll processing, when needed, to resolve escalated issues and problems with internal and external stakeholders and third-party vendors
  • Collaborate with all levels of HR, Benefits, Finance, IT to assess and select payroll software upgrades
  • Create an operational framework for daily backups and a comprehensive business continuity plan
  • Ensure work instructions are created, organized, up-to-date, and reviewed regularly
  • Partner with Finance on bank reconciliations, suspect check reports, escheatment, and tax payments initiated within the payroll processing
  • Manage special payroll processing for annual merit increases, bonuses, off-cycle payments, and other business events
  • Review and certify payroll and Soc 1 signoffs as required
  • Work with the payroll vendors to ensure pay disbursements, tax deposits, and tax filings are completed accurately and timely
  • Ensure all regulatory requirements and updates are performed and completed as required
  • Collaborate with Senior Leadership Team to ensure best practices are in place and shared with other regions to follow company policies, regional regulatory requirements, and the global payroll strategy
  • Assess technology requirements and changes and ensure that updates are completed by the vendor in a timely and complete manner
  • Establish and oversee new hire onboarding; manage payroll tasks including data collection, error resolution, milestone communication, validating balances, and making necessary adjustments

Senior Payroll Manager Skills/Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, human resources, Senior or related field
  • 7+ years of experience in multi-state, complex US payroll
  • In-depth knowledge and experience of payroll calculation and processing for the US
  • Experience with common HCM, payroll, and time/attendance systems
  • Experience managing a team in global business service center
  • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) or Certified Payroll Manager (CPM) preferred
  • Experience processing payroll for Puerto Rico, preferred 
  • Experience with data analysis and complex calculations 
  • Ability to maintain privacy and confidentiality
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, including intermediate to advanced Excel functionality
  • Proficient with large-scale payroll software usage and implementation experience preferred
  • Solid critical thinking and attention to detail
  • Superb communication skills required

At AccountAbility Staffing, a Division of Taylor White, we specialize exclusively in Accounting & Finance leadership roles in the greater Tampa Bay area. Our industry knowledge combined with our extensive recruiting experience means we not only know what you're looking for; we know how to find it! For more information, please contact us via our website at http://www.accountabilitytemps.com.

Additional Information

Whether you're an employer seeking talent or a job candidate ready for new challenges, we can help. We're Taylor White. A recruitment firm focused exclusively on placing those in the accounting and finance field - and only in the Tampa Bay area. What's more, most of our recruiters used to be accounting professionals themselves so we're uniquely capable of understanding your needs - no matter what side of the table you're on.

From placing top-tier talent in permanent positions throughout Tampa Bay to providing access to the area's best consultants, there's a reason Taylor White is the first firm both candidates and employers turn to. We know accountants.

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