payroll manager in south san francisco

angelo hatzistratis, tatum executive services
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US$ 140,000 - US$ 165,000 per year
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south san francisco, california
job category
Accounting & Auditing
job type
working hours
9 to 5
US$ 140,000 - US$ 165,000 per year
7 Years
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angelo hatzistratis, tatum executive services

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job summary:

Payroll Manager

Currently working with a multi-thousand person consumer goods company with a strong history and excellent brand that is currently on the market for a Payroll Manager that can manage a team of payroll professionals and support various systems/projects within the company. Position will oversee multi-state payroll and all related payroll entries. Qualified candidates will have 7+ years of payroll experience including a few years of leadership/management experience. Experience with Workday a plus. Please apply for further information.

location: South San Francisco, California
job type: Permanent
salary: $140,000 - 165,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 5
education: No Degree Required
experience: 7 Years

Payroll Manager


Payroll Manager is responsible for timely and accurate Payroll processing for weekly and bi-weekly multi-state payroll for employees. The Payroll Manager initiates policies and procedures to insure the integrity of the Payroll operations. Responsible for reviewing and monitoring all Payroll related processes, procedures, and related accounting functions, and responding to payroll related questions and requests.


  1. Manages and directly supervises Payroll functions as follows:
    • Hires, trains, develops and supervises Payroll staff to keep department staffed as budgeted.
    • Oversees efficient and accurate input and update of employee information in the Payroll system.
    • Oversees the payroll functions to ensure accuracy in the reporting, generation, and timely distribution of employee paychecks, including all wage adjustments and bonuses.
    • Ensures payroll processing is in compliance with company policy and procedure, and with State & Federal regulations and reporting requirements.
  2. Ensures that all quarterly and annual federal and state payroll tax deposits, corporate payroll taxes, and W-2s are processed, paid timely and accurately by the assigned 3 rd party vendors.
  3. Acts as the functional lead in all applications associated with Workday Human Capital Management (HCM) systems, ADP payroll and tax filings, time and attendance recordkeeping, including system modifications and reporting.
  4. Collaborates with Human Resources and other departments to implement system modifications to improve efficiency, and document the payroll process and procedures.
  5. Develops and maintains internal controls over time and attendance and responsible for all aspects of full cycle payroll.
  6. Supports the monthly payroll related general ledger account reconciliations and the completion of monthly, quarterly, and annual account reconciliation, including:
    • Monthly Balance Sheet Account Analysis and adjustments
    • Payroll tax cash transactions
    • Quarterly balance report with outside payroll tax service provider
  7. Evaluates business processes on a regular basis. Develops, implements, and recommends policies and procedures designed to improve business processes and operational efficiencies, including internal accounting controls and accounting policies and procedures.
  8. Coordinates, implements and sets up all payroll and tax data related to opening of new regular, temporary and holiday gift center locations.
  9. Manages set-up and ensures proper processing of third party deductions, balancing, reconciliation and payment processing.
  10. Serves as liaison with other departments and locations for resolution of payroll issues.
  11. Coordinates responses to requests from internal and external auditors as well as management.
  12. Completes other duties and special projects as requested by management.
  13. Responsible for identifying opportunities to enhance technology and innovation that will improve departmental effectiveness.


  1. B.S. Degree in Accounting, Business or related field. Equivalent work experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  2. Minimum 7+ years' experience in in-house payroll processing in a high volume, multi-union, multi-state environment, with 3-5 years Payroll management experience.
  3. Extensive knowledge of payroll, time and attendance and payroll reporting tools, preferably Workday HCM. Previous experience with implementation of Workday HCM, ADP Payroll or Oracle HRMS payroll system a plus.
  4. Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications (Excel VLOOKUP and pivot tables, Word, Outlook).
  5. Proficient in federal, state and local employment statutory requirements related to wage & hour, health & welfare, and payroll tax including multi-state payrolls and California pay rules.
  6. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with a focus on process improvement and change management.
  7. High customer service and interpersonal skills, an excellent team player; superior oral and written communication skills.
skills: Payroll Processing

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