Payroll manager  


Purpose of Position - Manages the preparation and distribution of the organization's hourly and salaried payrolls for single or multiple locations. Oversees the maintenance of earnings and deduction records. Ensures that all taxes, Social Security contributions, contributions to employee benefit programs, and other deductions are withheld from individual paychecks. Directs the preparation and filing of required reports and/or payments to government agencies, insurance carriers, other organizations and individual employees. Serves as liaison with other departments, units, or locations in the resolution of payroll problems. Recommends changes in methods or procedures to improve the efficiency of the payroll function.


Key Responsibilities

-Direct the processing of all payrolls to ensure that all associates are paid in a timely and accurate manner.

-Manage the time management processes that results in the accurate reporting of worked and non-worked hours and earnings. This process also provides our management team with a tool to manage their direct and indirect labor forces.  This includes acting as the System Administrator of ADP eTime.

-Manage the Payroll Admin in all areas of responsibility which includes and is not limited to assisting with complex payroll entries and interpreting and following all posted policies and procedures as well as communicating with ADP Client Services for the purpose of resolving multiple types of payroll and timekeeping issues (examples; cross quarter and/or year adjustments, setting up new tax jurisdictions, etc.).

-Responsible for the accurate reporting of all payroll expense into the GL (including journal entries, month end accruals, and reconciliations related to payroll).

-Responsible for all post payroll processing reports to management team (examples; Overtime, Headcount and any Ad Hoc reports)

-Audit and balance quarter-end wage & tax data and balance data to ADP’s quarter-end wage & tax reports to ensure accurate year end W2 information and quarter-end and year-end federal and state tax returns.

-ADP Netsecure System Administrator (Password resets, registration support, etc.)

-Act as liaison with Danaher Corporate for payroll system initiatives, payroll changes, and reporting.

-Payroll coordination for audits (internal, external, and SOX.

-Special projects as assigned.



Background and Skill

• BS or BA in business/finance or equivalent experience

• Minimum 5 - 7 years’ experience in a payroll role

• Experience with multi-state payroll taxes

• Proficient in Microsoft Excel

• Good problem solving and analytical skills

• Good written and communication skills

• Experience with ADP Payforce, ADP Reporting, and ADP eTime/Kronos


Personal Trait Profile

• detail oriented

• organized

• math aptitude

• initiative

• inquisitive

• comfortable working with deadline pressures

• reliability, regular attendance at work

Benefits - Full 
Relocation Assistance Available - Yes 
Interview Travel Reimbursed - Yes

5+ to 7 years experience
Management Experience Required - No
Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree
Willingness to Travel - Occasionally

Location: NC