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Payroll Manager

    • Job Tracking ID: 2019.7.26.44
    • Job Location: Islandia, NY
    • Job Level: Management
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: September 12, 2019
    • Years of Experience: 10 - 15 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • SAP Category: Experienced Professionals
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Job Description:

  • Facilitate and implement payroll processes and procedures to create an error proof payroll.
  • Oversee preparation and distribution of the company's payroll and bonus programs, act as payroll backup when necessary.
  • Ensure all payrolls are processed timely and accurately.
  • Resolve payroll, wage and tax inquires with a high degree of quality and accuracy.
  • Set up and register and maintain our business with local and state tax authorities.
  • Ensure local, state and federal requirements are implemented and operating as required.
  • Support period end close procedures for payroll related activities including general ledger interface and relevant account reconciliations.
  • Ensure preparedness for audits (weekly, monthly, quarterly, and yearly), internal, financial, Workers Comp, etc.
  • Manages projects such as survey participation and analysis and compensation integration for mergers and acquisitions.
  • Works with HRIS and IT staff to ensure that the [HRIS software] system meets compensation and payroll needs and is up to date.
  • Assists HR managers and other managers with compensation-related issues.
  • Gather data and perform statistical analysis and interpretation of information to develop and adjust salary grades in accord with company goals.
  • Work with HR to classify job descriptions for all current and open positions, working in conjunction with hiring managers to define duties and responsibilities while ensuring regulatory compliance (really should be in HR).
  • Keep up with pending changes that will affect hiring, earnings and benefits, such as adjustments to minimum wage
  • Create models and projections for retention and bonus programs, showing annual and fiscal impact for each alternative.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, Finance Human Resources or a related field.
  • APA Preferred.
  • 10 plus years of progressively more responsible payroll/compensation experience.
  • 5 plus years as supervisor or manager.
  • Advanced knowledge of web based payroll systems.
  • SAP experience a plus.
  • Strong math, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Advanced knowledge in computer skills using MS Office.
  • Working knowledge of Human Resources processes.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Track record of managing complex assignments.
  • Track record of  being able to anticipate issues and take preventive/corrective action.
  • Performed compensation programs in the past.
  • Created STI & LTI programs.
  • Understanding of Mexican compensation models a plus.
  • Spanish language skills a plus.

Festo Corporation is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and those laws, directives, and regulations of Federal, State and Local governing bodies or agencies. For your reference: EEO is the Law Poster