Payroll Manager


The Payroll Manager is responsible for the following:

  • Oversee and direct payroll procedures to ensure accurate and timely processing.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable laws and payroll tax obligations.
  • Supervise and coach the payroll team to maximize efficiency and productivity.

Job Brief

We are seeking a knowledgeable and experienced Payroll Manager to lead our payroll functions. In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring the correct and timely payment of payroll expenses and taxes. Additionally, you will supervise the payroll team and collaborate with other professionals.

Our ideal candidate is analytical, methodical, and possesses extensive expertise in payroll administration and payroll regulations. We highly value integrity, teamwork, and strong organizational skills.

Your primary goal will be to ensure that our payroll procedures are compliant, efficient, and up-to-date.


Your responsibilities as a Payroll Manager will include:

  • Developing systems to process various payroll transactions, such as salaries, benefits, garnishments, deductions, taxes, and third-party payments.
  • Coordinating timekeeping and payroll systems to ensure accurate and timely processing.
  • Overseeing payroll changes related to new hires, terminations, raises, and system upgrades.
  • Ensuring compliance with relevant laws and internal policies.
  • Supervising and coaching the payroll clerks and assistants to maintain a high level of performance.
  • Liaising with auditors and managing payroll tax audits.
  • Collaborating with Human Resources (HR) and accounting teams to align payroll processes with organizational objectives.
  • Maintaining accurate records and preparing reports for management and regulatory purposes.
  • Resolving issues and providing guidance to employees regarding payroll-related questions.


To be successful in this role, you should meet the following requirements:

  • Proven experience as a Payroll Manager or in a 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 to ensure accuracy in payroll processing.
  • An analytical mind and good math skills to analyze payroll data and resolve issues.
  • Outstanding communication skills (written and oral) to interact with employees, auditors, and stakeholders.
  • Organizational and leadership skills to effectively manage the payroll team and ensure smooth operations.
  • BSc/BA in Business Administration, Accounting, Human Resources, or a related field. Professional certification (e.g., CPP, CPM) is a plus.

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