Manager, Human Resources & Payroll


Human Resources and Personnel

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USD120000.00-125000.00 per yea

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Branch Information

Livermore, CA - (USA) 2002 Portola Avenue Suite A CA Livermore , CA 94550

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Job Description

Manager, Payroll & HR

The Manager, Payroll & HR Ops is responsible for leading and overseeing all aspects of Global Payroll Team, including managing and overseeing all operations and activities relating to payroll and staff, for multiple payrolls and vendors. Must have strong technical knowledge and analytical skills as required for multi-state payroll, payroll taxes, garnishments, workmen's comp, and timecard reporting, while ensuring compliance with company policies, government regulations and reporting requirements. The role will also maintain internal controls, coordinate tax filing, welfare, pension, payroll account analysis.

Primary Functions:

* Provide effective leadership, supervision, and guidance to payroll and HR Ops team members to enable them succeed on their job

* Provide oversight for all payroll-related processes, procedures and functions

* Continually review and analyze payroll processes, benefits and tax procedures in order to recommend and implement updates and changes necessary for compliance and increased efficiencies

* Experience leading a US and Canadian payroll function is essential

* Must have a strong knowledge of multi-state tax compliance

* Ensure the processing of new hires, transfers, promotions and terminations is accurate and timely

* Work with HRIS vendors to update, maintain and test updates and corrections as well as resolve complex issues

* Set measurable goals for the payroll team to achieve, and ensure quality service is delivered

* Assist payroll staff members in answering customers' inquiries and questions, and researching, troubleshooting, and resolving cases relating to customers.

* Manage regular preparation of reports, including end of pay period/monthly/quarterly/year-end reports (PTO, tax payments, salary changes, etc.) and perform reconciliation on a pay period and quarterly basis

* Member of the team implementing a new HCM system for 2019-2020

* Verify protocol documentation for payroll processes

* Interpret established policies to employees and managers and educate them on how to apply the policies

* Work with Ultimate Software to ensure all garnishments are processed accurately

* Update/maintain unemployment contribution rates in Ultimate

* Provide Ad-hoc reports and metrics on Payroll/HR related data

* Annually review and reconcile W-2s

* Maintains payroll staff job results by counseling and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results

* Provide HRIS related training and tools to Managers and HR team

* Ability to travel as needed

Education and Years of Experience:

Bachelor's Degree, or equivalent experience

10 plus years hands on payroll and management, multi-state US and Canadian payroll experience required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

* In-depth knowledge of accounting principles, such as chart accounts and general ledger and their application

* Advanced proficiency in MS Office, especially with Excel, Ultimate Software Experience.

* Knowledge of applicable HR laws and terminology, including but not limited to FMLA, COBRA, PTO, employment and wage verification, wage garnishments and unemployment claims processing.