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Manager, Payroll

Manager, Payroll

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US-CA-Los Angeles
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Operations - Human Resources/Payroll

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We are seeking a Payroll Manager that will oversee all aspects of payroll globally across multiple entities on a semi-monthly and bi-weekly basis.  Responsibilities to also include, but not be limited to managing:  International and domestic payroll, garnishments, time management, workers’ compensation audits, maintaining vacation/sick/personal accruals, and journal entries, etc.


  • Responsible for overseeing the preparation and processing of semi-monthly and bi-weekly payroll for multi-state entities via ADP
  • Ensure payroll increases and deductions are processed accurately and timely
  • Review in detail all changes and transactions before and after payrolls are transmitted
  • Prepare and post payroll journal entries
  • Responsible for tax reporting, and payroll system maintenance
  • Responsible for managing and training payroll team of two
  • Responsible for performing bonus calculations, preparation of various bonus schedules and year-end bonus process
  • identify accounting issues; coordinate and implement resolutions; and provide accounting support
  • Oversee the tax calculation and process of stock compensation
  • Responsible for annual compensation process management
  • Calculate compensation data analysis for management and market surveys
  • Design and/or prepare various statistical summaries and reports for management utilizing Excel & HRIS
  • Oversee the calculation and process of final checks
  • Process and approve international payroll
  • Assist with special ad-hoc reports, department and compliance audits as needed
  • Assist with OSHA and EEO-1 filings as needed
  • Responds to employee questions timely and professionally
  • Actively participate in departmental staff meetings and attend other meetings and seminars as needed
  • Scan and file documentation electronically
  • Perform internal audits in payroll system to insure data is accurate
  • Complete special research projects as assigned


  • Degree in accounting or related field preferred
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience processing payroll
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience working with accounting in a corporate environment
  • CPP certification preferred
  • Experience with ADP Workforce Now and Immedis are required
  • Experience managing foreign payrolls/systems and resolving issues
  • Experience in reconciling payroll data
  • Human Resources experience in a corporate environment preferred
  • Experience with General Ledgers required
  • Experience with Yardi accounting system is a plus
  • Prior experience with HRIS database
  • Knowledge of multi-state and international payroll
  • Proficient with Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Office ( Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Superb accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, genuinely friendly and approachable
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to be flexible, strategically reactive and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to keep information confidential is a must
  • Strong presentation and customer service skills
  • Proven quantitative, qualitative, analytical and hands-on problem solving skills