Payroll Operations Director

Manhattan, NY

Posted: 10/07/2019 Employment Type: Permanent Specialty: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 173612 Pay Rate: $165,000 - $180,000

Do you have an interest in academia? Want to be a part of a close-knit community while expanding your skill set? A world class university seeks a talented and motivated Payroll Operations Director to join their team! This individual will lead the University’ s Payroll Operations. Additionally, this is a tremendous prospect for an individual looking join a vital organization and make an immediate impact.
  • Responsibilities:
  • Ensure the complete, compliant, accurate and timely execution of pay cycles
  • Manage remittance and reconciliation of tax liabilities and other withholding
  • Collect time and attendance data
  • Prepare and issuance of tax filings and W-2’ s
  • Reconcile payroll-related data in the University’ s PeopleSoft general ledger and data warehouse
  • Monitor and review operational and service metrics 
  • Serve as Payroll subject matter expert 
  • Ensure escalated cases are resolved in a timely, courteous manner

  • Bachelor’ s Degree or equivalent experience
  • 7 or more years relevant experience managing a large and complex payroll organization
  • Experience overseeing payroll operations for a large employee population in a multi-cycle environment.
  • Workday HCM payroll involvement
  • Experience managing a 10, 000+ employee payroll
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Highly attentive to detail

Preferred Skills:
  • Master' s degree
  • Experience with systems implementations and conversions
  • Enthusiastic, dynamic, organized, analytical and collaborative 
  • Capability to create and maintain a team spirit and harmonious working relationships
  • Competence to multi-task, take initiative, work independently, and use creative problem-solving skills

Job ID: 173612

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