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Director of Payroll

Illinois, Chicago, 60601 Chicago USA


Job details Job TypeFull-time

Full Job Description Leads the system-wide payroll operations, ensures a consistent approach to delivery and management and oversees related regulatory compliance. Position can be based in Greater Milwaukee or Greater Chicago area.Provides leadership and direction in the utilization, accuracy and effectiveness of payroll operations. Develops and drives key project plans to increase automation, consistency, accuracy, and integrity of payroll systems and operations.Provides expert consulting regarding payroll initiatives and tools to facilitate overall organizational performance. Partners with various internal departments including accounting, finance, operations, human resources and legal to resolve financial and related operational issues.Collaborates with Compensation, Benefits, Human Resources, Accounting and Information Technology personnel on transaction integration/processing.Ensures payroll processes are in compliance with applicable federal, state and local regulatory reporting requirements and organizational processes, practices and guidelines.Develops and establishes an effective internal control structure and self-audit procedures that will ensure compliance, consistent and efficient application of payroll cycle policies, data integrity and security.Develops and implements appropriate payroll related policies and procedures to ensure data integrity, while minimizing manual effort to ensure compliance. Ensures corporate policies are properly administered and new policies are adequately documented and communicated across all corporate organizations.Scheduled Hoursm-f 8 am to 5 pmPosition can be based in Greater Milwaukee or Greater Chicago area.

Licenses & Certifications None Required.DegreesBachelor's Degree in Business or related field.Required Functional ExperienceTypically requires 7 years of experience in payroll operations.Required Management ExperienceIncludes 3 years of management experience in directing and administering payroll processes and procedures, overseeing compliance and regulatory requirements, and developing strategies which increase consistency and efficiency within a large complex organization.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Advanced knowledge of payroll accounting, payroll processing, payroll tax processing procedures and government reports.Demonstrated experience in leading operational quality and process improvement initiatives based on best practices to achieve organizational initiatives.Demonstrated ability to design, administer, and evaluate programs and practices to maximize department and organizational efficiency.Proficiency in the Microsoft Office or similar products. Advanced knowledge of integrated human resources/payroll and materials management systems.Demonstrated ability to develop strategic and tactical plans to meet business objectives in a large complex organization. Proven ability to develop sound proposals and successfully implement program/project plans.Demonstrated ability to work and function in a complex corporate system environment. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees.Demonstrated extensive understanding of local, state, and federal payroll tax along with other payroll related regulations.Excellent analytical, quantitative, and qualitative skills to facilitate effective decision-making. Ability to identify and solve problems creatively.

Expectation Director of Payroll RoleExpectation for this role is they will be the leader for the day to day payroll operations for theentire organization. This role will not be responsible for our time and attendance systems.Strong functional Payroll knowledge.Previous experience with managing payroll operations for large size organization > 10,000employees, multiple legal entitiesStrong experience with an in-house ERP Payroll system (Lawson, Workday, PeopleSoft etc.)Understanding of the integrations impacting payroll (Time systems, Benefit vendor, Taxes)Demonstrated ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and eye for detail.o Ensures timely and accurate delivery of payroll activities (bi-weekly payroll/quarter-end/year-end activities)o Ensures compliance with legal and internal control requirementsExperience managing teams. We have recently lost 1/3 of our payroll department and thisindividual will need to work with the supervisors to build and develop a strong team.Positive /mentoring approach for team management. Very low engagement of existing teamand need to have a leader who is able to increase engagement.Enjoys partnering with other leadersVery good communicatorQuick learner

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