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Senior Payroll Manager

Company: Center for Employment Opportunities
Location: Oakland
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Senior Payroll Manager, CaliforniaSan Jose, Oakland, Marin, Solano, Sacramento, Los Angeles, San Diego, Inland Empire, or FresnoThe OpportunityThe Senior Payroll Manager oversees and supervises the organization's daily and bi-weekly payroll functions, ensuring pay is processed on time, accurately, and in compliance with government regulations. In this role, you will be responsible for the customer-focused and efficient delivery of payroll services and payroll tax administration and ensure timely, accurate and compliant delivery of payroll processing.The Senior Payroll Manager will provide leadership and oversight for the Payroll Team that supports our multi-state organization. This individual must provide hands-on execution, liaise between internal teams, external partners, our employees, and third-party vendors, and develop team members to optimize operational excellence. In this role, you will manage the implementation and operational workflow of administrative procedures as related to pay, tax, and time and attendance and evaluate pay practices to ensure they are accurate and comply with internal policies and practices and multi-state and federal law.As part of our mission, we strongly encourage individuals who have lived experience of incarceration or involvement in the justice system to apply for this role.CEO's Staff Vaccination PolicyCEO has implemented an org-wide vaccination requirement that requires all new staff to be fully vaccinated before their first day of work. We have made this decision for the safety of our participants and employees and to enhance our ability to continue to provide the vital services we offer to our participants. As part of the onboarding process, new hires will be asked to submit proof of vaccination status prior to their first day of employment.If you are unable to get vaccinated against COVID19 for medical or religious reasons, you can request a reasonable accommodation. An interactive meeting will be scheduled to discuss your request.CEO does not discriminate against individuals with actual or perceived infection with COVID19 or based on an actual or perceived history of such infection nor based on any protected status.Who We AreThe Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) provides employment services to people with recent criminal convictions. Across the United States, over 6,000 people participate in CEO each year, transitioning to employment that supports themselves, their families, and their communities.What began as a demonstration project of the Vera Institute of Justice in the 1970s to address employment barriers facing the formerly incarcerated following release in New York City has grown into the leading reentry employment organization in the country, where over 25,000 formerly incarcerated individuals have secured full-time employment since 1996. In 2016, CEO embarked on a 5-year strategic plan to grow to serve 9,000 participants annually.Who You AreYou have proven experience as a Payroll Manager with7+ years' experience processing multi-state full-cycle payroll in a major payroll systemExtensive knowledge in Payroll & Accounting procedures and Payroll Tax Laws & RegulationsExperience leading and managing a payroll department for a large corporationKnowledge of ADP WorkforceNow, Kronos & Paychex Flex preferredExperience in system implementation and/or migrationPayroll reporting experienceYou have the ability to work effectively under tight time constraintsYou have a high attention to detail, works accurately and quicklyYou are advanced in computer literacy (specific proficiency in Word and Excel), desire to support new products and technologies, demonstrated practical and hands-on (can-do)You possess the ability to multitask and maintain a work pace appropriate to workloadYou have strong communication and interpersonal skills; ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, and to relate to others in a professional and supportive mannerYou have the ability to effectively identify and resolve problems and to maintain strict confidentiality related to sensitive informationYou have the ability to analyze problems, identify solutions, and take appropriate actions to resolve problems using independent judgment and decision-making processesWhat You'll Be Responsible ForKey responsibilities of the Senior Payroll Manager include but are not limited to:Team ManagementSupervise and evaluate team members through continued training, coaching and development; ensure workload is reasonable, negotiating levels of support across team members and projectsProvide leadership for time and attendance, payroll preparation and payroll processing functions to ensure all employees are paid accurately and on time within the payroll system platformServe as a resource for payroll questions and training for others within the departmentPayroll AdministrationEnsure the bi-weekly and daily payroll process complies with all applicable federal and state laws and/or regulationsResponsible for reviewing employee termination information, including final wage and vacation payout calculations, and ensuring compliance with applicable state final pay lawsUpdate tax rates and respond to tax inquiries from state agencies and payroll providerOversee all aspects of the employee verification & wage garnishment process, including entering, monitoring, tracking and notificationPerform various journal entries, account reconciliations, and other duties related to accounting of payroll functionsPrepare relevant weekly, monthly, quarterly and year-end reportsMonitor the accurate processing of staff transfers, promotions and terminationsMaintain payroll guidelines by writing and updating policies and proceduresOversee the maintenance of current employee data systemsSupport all internal and external audits related to payrollInterpret new legislation impacting payrollManage and resolve issues relating to payroll productionCollaborate with HR, accounting and other stakeholders to ensure fair and consistent interpretation and application of payroll policies and proceduresIdentify and recommend updates to payroll processing software, systems, and proceduresDevelop and manage payroll work streamline and proactively seek ways to continuously improve processes and practices that will result in greater efficiencies and better controlsOther duties as assignedCompensation and BenefitsThe salary range for this position is $72,700-$85,000/annually CEO's compensation philosophy considers a variety of factors including experience, internal equity, and the labor market associated with the city in which the position is located. The labor markets associated with the cities in which CEO is based are variable, and the salary range included here reflects this. Our salary offer will fall within this range and will be reflective of the labor market of the city in which the position is based, as well the other factors named above.We recognize that salary is a part of the overall compensation package and are happy to provide a comprehensive benefits package, including medical and dental coverage, and professional development opportunities to our staff.We also offer paid parental leave, participation in a retirement plan, sick and vacation leave, paid holidays and more. We are a workplace that promotes continual learning and teamwork, offering lunch and learns, team outings, holiday gatherings and more for our staff.More About UsThe Center for Employment Opportunities believes that everyone deserves the chance to shape a stronger future for themselves, their families, and their communities. Our commitment to being an anti-racism organization that is inclusive across all identities and experiences drives us forward every day. We exist to create greater opportunities for people who face multiple barriers to personal and professional success, and we're passionate about being agents of change who promote diversity, equity, inclusion, and access to opportunities for all.People who are justice involved, people of color, people who identify as LGBTQ+ , and people with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels. We are an equal employment opportunity for all regardless of race, color, citizenship, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran or reservist status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.Please note that due to the volume of resumes received, we are unable to contact each applicant regarding the status of each position or reply to candidates' inquiries via phone or email.IND 1

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