The Human Resources Payroll Manager (HRPM) is responsible to plan, direct, and coordinate the HR/Payroll administrative functions of the department. The HRPM is responsible for overseeing and managing employees to ensure outstanding service is given to clients and contribute to the departments goals, objectives and systems. The HRPM also provides consultation to clients and managing a variety of HR/Payroll related areas to ensure compliance and minimize risk and liability. This includes identifying issues, staying up to date with laws affecting our clients and communicating those to both staff and clients.
Essential Job Functions
Working knowledge of payroll processing platform and integration of it with the HRIS. Responsible for overseeing HR/Payroll administration and record keeping including compensation, garnishments, taxes and other deductions/earnings into the HRIS.
Ensure accurate and timely processing of payroll updates including new hires, terminations, transfers, changes to pay, etc.
Ensure compliance with federal/state/local payroll, wage & hour laws and best practices.
Facilitates audits by providing records and documentation as requested.
Overseeing the HR/Payroll Administrators to ensure accuracy and timeliness of work.
Year-end reporting including W-2 and ACA Reporting
Assists in evaluation of reports, decisions, and results of department in relation to established goals. Recommends new approaches and policies to effect continual improvements in efficiency of department and services performed, including payroll processing software/systems and procedures.
Assists in development and implementation of personnel policies and procedures.
Assisting clients with employee issues – offering advice and explaining the law.
Partake in interview process, train HR/Payroll staff on new duties and assign tasks or projects as necessary.
Answering employee questions, resolving employee problems, managing employee complaints, providing coaching and development and conduct performance evaluations.
Process payroll(s) as needed
Participate in webinars/seminars to maintain knowledge of HR/Payroll practices.
Responsible for onboarding of new payroll clients and periodic audits.
Maintain confidentiality of clients.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Possesses comprehensive knowledge of both Federal and State labor laws and practices.
Possesses extensive knowledge of full-cycle payroll function including preparation, balancing, auditing and payroll taxes.
Proficient knowledge of W-2 and ACA Reporting requirements and procedures
Effective and professional oral and written communication skills with clients and others. Bilingual abilities are valued.
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
Must be able to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner.
Must be able to gather and analyze information skillfully and with attention to detail.
Proficiency with basic Microsoft Office applications and HRIS.
Ability to follow pre-established guidelines to perform a variety of functions.
Ability to follow professional appearance and dress code guidelines.
Payroll Certification required, CPP preferred.
Associates or Bachelors degree in related area valued