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Sr. Payroll Manager


Nashville, TN, US, 37203

Req ID#:  78881

Summary of Primary Job Responsibilities

Reporting to the North America Controller, the Senior Manager of Payroll oversees and directs all aspects of the payroll function and payroll staff ensuring timely, accurate and effective processing of payroll disbursements for all employees in compliance with federal, state and local tax regulations and requirements, as well as, internal policies and procedures. These responsibilities include payroll processing, accounting, reporting, and compliance. In addition, the incumbent provides data to others for salary, payroll taxes, headcount, and incentive compensation budgeting and forecasting. The Senior Manager of Payroll will lead all payroll projects and continuously look for ways to automate and improve payroll processes. The Senior Manager of Payroll will participate in cross functional projects which involve payroll processing and procedures. The Senior Manager of Payroll will ensure the accuracy of all statements issued to employees and taxing authorities and for general ledger transactions. The incumbent will ensure proper controls are in place, policies and procedures are documented, and payroll functions are efficiently performed. Serves as liaison with other departments, agencies, and locations in the resolution of payroll issues. 


Typical Qualifications

Education: Bachelor’s degree in in Finance/Accounting required. Masters preferred.

Experience Target: 7+ years of payroll experience and 3+ years of management experience.

Skills: Supervising a team, attention to detail, communicate with all levels of organization.

Knowledge/Abilities:  Strong computer/technical skills, payroll regulations and requirements, working knowledge of ADP, Ceridian, Kronos, Success Factors, Microsoft Office.


Independent Decisions Expected:

  • Meet deadline for payroll transmission
  • Address performance issues
  • Resolve payroll disputes
  • Improve operating efficiencies


Recommendations Expected:

  • Payroll completed on schedule
  • Performance counseling, as appropriate
  • Appropriate resolution
  • Achieve best practices


Travel Required: Minimal

Sr. Payroll Manager


Nearest Major Market: Nashville

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