Payroll Manager/Director Job in Trumbull at Vaco

Date Posted: 9/6/2019

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Payroll Manager/Director Job
Location: Trumbull, CT
Industry: Consumer Products

Major consumer products group based in the Trumbull, CT area is seeking a hands-on Payroll Manager to join their team.

Ideally, we are seeking experienced candidates with 7+ years of full-cycle payroll experience who can handle anything from processing, audits, compliance, and federal and state tax reporting. This is a full-time consulting role running through at least March 2020, and we are looking for someone to start ASAP!

Payroll Manager/Director Job Responsibilities:

  • Updates payroll records by reviewing and approving changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job titles, and department/ division transfers.
  • Pays employees by directing the production and issuance of paychecks or electronic transfers to bank accounts.
  • Prepares reports by compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages.
  • Determines payroll liabilities by approving the calculation of employee federal and state income and social security taxes, and employer's social security, unemployment, and workers compensation payments.
  • Balances the payroll accounts by resolving payroll discrepancies.
  • Provides payroll information by answering questions and requests.
  • Maintains payroll guidelines by writing and updating policies and procedures.
  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
  • Maintains employee confidence and protects payroll operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Completes operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.
  • Maintains payroll staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.
  • Maintains payroll staff job results by counseling and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

Payroll Manager/Director Job Requirements:

  • 6+ Years of full-cycle payroll experience
  • Ceridian/DayForce Experience highly preferred, but not required
  • Must be comfortable bouncing from one project to another