Payroll Manager

  • location: Fairfield, CT
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $90,000 - $120,000 per year
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Payroll Manager

job summary:
Do you have a keen eye for detail, along with payroll technical know-how? If so, this Payroll Manager opportunity in Fairfield county might be perfect for you!

We're looking for someone to oversee the complete processing of multi-state weekly and semi-monthly payrolls for 3K+ full-time, part-time and seasonal employees.

This company is ready to conduct phone/virtual interviews to keep the hiring process moving.

location: Fairfield, Connecticut
job type: Permanent
salary: $90,000 - 120,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 5 Years
  • Supervise, develop, evaluate and mentor 2 direct reports.
  • Complete knowledge and understanding of current federal, state and local tax laws that pertain to the processing of payroll with special attention to (FLSA).
  • Review of all current audit processes for payroll accuracy and expand or make recommendation for improvements.
  • Ensure accuracy of all in-bound and out-bound payroll interface data, this includes, ACH and positive pay, 403B, FSA, H.S.A., etc.
  • Complete understanding of payroll concepts; Gross wages, taxable wages, sui wages, pre/post tax deductions, tax withholdings, faculty pay, accruals, garnishments, disposable income, moving/relocation expenses, taxation of car allowance, deceased employee payouts, bonus pay, taxation of de minimis fringe benefits, proper handling of overpayment/repayment of wages, etc.
  • Responsible for the entire WD timekeeping process (and time clocks) for hourly employees.
  • Work with HR and Benefits staff to implement operational procedures with company plans and policies as they relate to payroll.
  • Oversee third party payments to ensure timely payment of all garnishments, union dues, benefit remittance, and other employee deductions.
  • Validate compliance with audit standards and work with accounting and auditors on all internal and external audit inquiries.
  • Identify and create new tax jurisdictions as needed to ensure tax compliance for all payroll withholding and unemployment tax filings for multi-state payroll.
  • Oversee the creation of year end W-2 forms and ensure compliance with all amendment and payroll tax filing deadlines.
  • Reconcile all relative payroll accounts and create accounting adjusting entries for payroll system and accounting.
  • Responsible for meeting all payroll processing/tax deadlines and audit requests/deadlines.
  • BS in Accounting/ Finance required.
  • 5+ years Payroll experience
  • Supervisory experience required.
  • Other requirements include: interpersonal, written and verbal communication, ability to work in a fast paced work environment.
  • Intermediate to Expert Level Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word & Power Point, ADP Tax Service (Smart Compliance), Workday payroll processing and time tracking knowledge/experience.
Excellent benefits, a lot of paid time off and a generous matching policy! Great work environment!

skills: Unemployment, Payroll Tax, Union Payroll, Payroll Supv/Mgmt Responsibility, Payroll - 500+, W-2 End of Year, Workers Compensation Reporting Claims, Payroll Accounting & Benefits
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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