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Payroll Manager

  • Ref: 300647
  • Type: Option-to-Hire
  • Location: Danbury, CT
  • Industry: Other
  • Job Level: Manager
  • Pay: $40.00 - 45.00

Opportunity Description

Our client is a reputable organization in the Danbury, CT area looking to bring on a Payroll Manager to their team. The ideal candidate will have payroll management experience overseeing payroll operations for a company with a large employee base. This is an excellent opportunity to join a stable company with great room for growth and a fantastic reputation!

Local candidates only please - Relocation is unable to be considered for this position. 

Job Duties

Payroll Manager Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all payroll operations including full-time salary and hourly employees across multiple entities.
  • Review payroll data and documents for inefficiencies and errors, and ensure payments are made on time.
  • Own the payroll operations process from start to finish, implementing policies and procedures to direct reports and resolving payroll related issues as they arise.
  • Ensure accurate and timely processing of payroll for all employees and act as the lead point of contact for all payroll related inquiries and disputes.
  • Partner with HR and Benefits to ensure timely and accurate deductions of voluntary deductions, medical, dental, 401K, transit and other benefits; process all garnishments
  • Prepare reports by compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, nontaxable wages, etc.
  • Reconcile payroll taxes
  • Ensure appropriate general ledger entries for payroll

Experience & Skills Required

Payroll Manager Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • 5 + years of payroll experience in a large company with a high number of employees
  • 2+ years of payroll management experience overseeing at least one direct report in payroll
  • Extensive Knowledge of State and Federal payroll tax regulations
  • Strong technical skills includin diverse experience with different payroll and time and attendance systems; Workday, Kronos, UltiPro, ADP, etc. and proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Strong problem solving, data analysis, and evaluation skills
  • Ability to multi-task, work with a strong sense of urgency and ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

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