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Payroll Manager

  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia, 30309
  • Salary: 29.0
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 27 days ago

Terrific Contract Opportunity!

Position: Payroll Manager

Location: Atlanta, Georgia, 30309

Term: 12 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Ensures accurate and timely processing of payroll impacting changes, tax forms, payments and payroll processing for assigned clients.
  • Responsible for quality control and auditing to ensure accuracy and low error or defect percentage; corrects data as needed.
  • Produces timely and accurate gross to net processing and pay distribution.
  • Performs other day to day payroll processing activities or administrative duties as directed by Sr. Manager, Payroll.
  • Specific Tier 1 duties performed may include but not be limited to:
  • Responding to Tier 1 Case Inquiries.
  • Employee Payment Corrections.
  • Employee Proration Pay Calculation.
  • Time & Attendance Interface File Transmission verification and correction.
  • Input of Local Payroll Information into payroll systems/templates.
  • Works within Payroll and cross-functional internal business partners (Finance and HR) to resolve Tier 1 employee payroll matters, inquiries, problems and to execute the Time to Pay process flawlessly.
  • Follows payroll-related compliance policies, procedures, and processes.
  • Identifies and presents solutions for continuous payroll process improvement.


Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • Payroll Skills: 3-5 years of experience performing payroll specialist activities in the US and Canada.
  • Analytical Skills: Proficiency with analytical tools & advanced features used for comparison/auditing of data; Technology aptitude/experience; ability to understand & recognize the value of payroll input/output data & what it says about the process.
  • Cross-Functional Relationship Building: ability to work across internal functional lines to resolve problems; demonstrated strong team player skills.
  • Business Acumen: understanding of our underlying business in order to assess how to better leverage existing, new, or standardized processes.
  • Communication: Strong written and oral communication skills with the ability to communicate clearly, technically, and effectively with internal and external partners; ability to listen closely and process input from others.
  • Partnership: the ability to collaborate with others to understand and mitigate risks and to solve/resolve problems; action oriented.
  • Continuous Improvement: Has ‘root cause’ analysis skills required to identify opportunities for improvement in everyday activities.
  • Customer-Service Mindset: Service-oriented; customer service aptitude; a focus on delivering and maintaining high-quality services, processes and activities.
  • Vendor Management: Ability to work with external partners to ensure appropriate service and response levels
  • Formal Education: (minimum requirement to perform job duties).
  • Clear understanding of payroll, benefits, and taxations; and an understanding of applicable legislative or other regulatory requirements.
  • Competency in Microsoft Office (entire suite).


Even better if you have:

  • An Associate’s Degree and/or equivalent payroll work experience preferred
  • License/Registration/Certification.
  • Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) or the Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) designation.
  • End-to-end payroll experience.
  • ADP payroll experience.


If this sounds like the perfect fit, apply today!