Payroll Manager

Wilmington MA



  • Supervise the payroll team and offer support with the completion of payroll in harmony with defined processes.
  • Accountable for personnel management activities such as: providing consistent direction and comment on performance, cross training and cross coverage, yearly performance reviews, commendations for promotions and salary alterations, training and development, hiring and terminations verdicts, etc.
  • Preparation and maintenance of accurate records and reporting of payroll transactions to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local payroll, wage and hour laws, statutory reporting and filing requirements.
  • Provide customer and stakeholder support for issues that arise and develop a plan for problem resolution along with mitigation of issues on a go-forward basis.
  • Responsible for SOX controls within the payroll organization, and actively participate in audits (internal and external).
  • Support and process accurate and timely year-end activities for W-2s, T4s, etc.
  • Work with State and Local tax jurisdictions/agencies to ensure new setup and closure of applicable Income Tax Withholding, Unemployment Tax Withholding, and various Local Tax withholding accounts.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements, leading to greater efficiency and accuracy.
  • Collaborate with HR, Benefits, IT, HRIS, Finance and Accounting on key projects and requests.
  • Support acquisition integration, system implementations and upgrades.
  • Support other regulatory activities as needed, including local, state, IRS, and workers compensation audits
  • Interprets company policies and government regulations affecting payroll.




  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or associated field.
  • At least 10 years of multi-state payroll involvement, with no less than three years of managerial responsibilities.
  • Proven track record of leading a geographically scattered team.
  • Project management experience with the capacity to develop, plan and implement process improvements
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Comprehensive knowledge of and experience with leading payroll platform,
  • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) or other payroll-related designation preferred.
  • ADP Workforce Now experience ideal.
  • Multi-country (North America) experience a plus.






Note: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, we will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

Date Posted 12/16/2020
Salary $90,000 - $115,000 + bonus

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