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Payroll Manager (Interim) in Hawthorne, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 11/6/2018

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    Hawthorne, CA
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Job Description

Vaco is looking for an experienced, performance-driven individual to fill a Payroll Manager position at a well-respected company in the South Bay. This stellar Payroll Manager will play an integral role in ensuring all employees are paid on time and accurately. Experience with ADP Workforce Now and Kronos is highly desired. This position is temporary to hire. In this position, you will manage the payroll function for our company and its over 1,800 US employees.


  • Keep payroll records up to date by overseeing the data entry of new hires, separations, and transfers
  • Update payroll records by reviewing and approving changes in hours, pay, overtime, commission, bonus, job titles, and department/ division transfers.
  • Manage a significant number of garnishments/levies
  • Pay employees biweekly by directing the production and issuance of paychecks or electronic transfers to bank accounts.
  • Maintain payroll guidelines by writing and updating policies and procedures.
  • Comply with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
  • Complete operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.
  • Maintain payroll staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.
  • Maintain payroll staff job results by counseling and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.



  • 5-7 years progressively responsible experience in payroll processing
  • 1+ year of experience in managing a payroll process for 1000+ employees, including paying commissioned salespeople
  • Skilled with MS Office applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Strong analytical skills, and written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal and teamwork skills - must be able to deal effectively with employees, management, and applicants.
  • Must present cooperative attitude to internal and external customers.
  • Flexibility - able to adapt to fast-paced environment with shifting priorities.
  • Ability to multi-task successfully, demonstrate initiative, great organization skills