Job Descriptions »
Human Resources (HR) Job Descriptions »

Payroll Manager Job Description

Use this Payroll Manager job description template to advertise the open roles for free using Longlist.io. You can use this template as a starting point, modify the requirements according the needs of your organization or the client you are hiring for.
Payroll Manager

Payroll Manager responsibilities

  • Oversee and direct payroll procedures
  • Ensure compliance with applicable laws and payroll tax obligations
  • Supervise and coach payroll team

Payroll Manager Job Description Template

Copy

Job Brief

We are looking for a Payroll Manager to lead our payroll functions. You’ll work to ensure our payroll expenses and taxes are paid correctly and on time. A big part of your job will be to supervise our payroll team and liaise with other professionals.

Our ideal candidate is analytical and methodical, with experience in payroll administration and deep knowledge of payroll regulations. We also value integrity, team spirit and strong organizational skills.

Your goal will be to ensure our payroll procedures are compliant, efficient and current.

Responsibilities

  • Develop systems to process payroll account transactions (e.g. salaries, benefits, garnishments, deductions, taxes and third party payments)
  • Coordinate timekeeping and payroll systems
  • Oversee processing of payroll changes (e.g. new hires, terminations, raises) and system upgrades
  • Ensure compliance with relevant laws and internal policies
  • Supervise and coach payroll clerks and assistants
  • Liaise with auditors and manage payroll tax audits
  • Collaborate with Human Resources (HR) and accounting teams
  • Maintain accurate records and prepare reports
  • Resolve issues and answer payroll-related questions

Requirements

  • Proven experience as a payroll manager or similar role
  • Current knowledge of payroll procedures and related laws
  • Excellent understanding of multi-location payroll and taxes
  • Familiarity with payroll software/ HRIS (e.g. SAP, ADP, Kronos) and MS Office (especially Excel)
  • A keen eye for detail
  • An analytical mind and good math skills
  • Outstanding communication skills (written and oral)
  • Organizational and leadership skills
  • BSc/BA in Business Administration, Accounting, Human Resources or related field; professional certification (e.g. CPP, CPM) is a plus

Jobs similar to Payroll Manager

Payroll Manager Job Description Examples

HR Operations & Payroll Manager • Coty

HR Operations & Payroll Manager

New York, NY...

The Senior HR Operations & Payroll Manager will play a pivotal role as Coty continues to optimize and evolve its employee experience. You will work in partnership with Accenture, HRBPs, Comp & Bens team and other key stakeholders to deliver our HR vision and strategy. Reporting into SR Director, HR Operations and Benefits

THE ROLE

In this role...

Read more
Payroll Manager - Remote US • Public Partnerships LLC

Public Partnerships LLC supports individuals with disabilities or chronic illnesses and aging adults, to remain in their homes and communities and “self” direct their own long-term home care.

Our role as the nation’s largest and most experienced Financial Management Service provider is to assist those eligible Medicaid recipients to choose and pay for their own support workers and services... ...

Read more
Payroll Manager • MBO Partners

The Role: Payroll Manager

Location: Remote...

What’s the opportunity?

We’re leading the future of work by building a best-in-class platform for independent professionals and leading enterprise organizations. MBO Partners is a deep job platform that connects and enables independent professionals and micro business owners to do business safely and effectively with enterprise organizations. Whi...

Read more
Senior Payroll Manager (Remote) • Locus Robotics

Company Description

Locus Robotics is a leader in the rapidly growing eCommerce order fulfillment optimization space. Our solution helps warehouse owners attain 2-3X efficiency over cart-picking operations by empowering pickers to work collaboratively with our robots, while integrating with the operator’s Warehouse Management System and using and optimizing existing facility infrastructure. Th...

Read more

More Human Resources (HR) Job Descriptions