Senior Payroll Manager in Atlanta, GA at Vaco

Date Posted: 3/24/2020

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Job Description

Vaco Atlanta is recruiting for a Senior Payroll Manager for a terrific firm located in Atlanta. We're looking for someone coming from a large, complex payroll environment using HRIS tool's similar to Ultipro or Workday.


  • Review weekly and biweekly payrolls pre and post-transmittal for accuracy and completeness for large multi-state employer.
  • Process payroll related garnishments and other related payments (employee relo)
  • Serve as subject matter expert to ensure company compliance with federal, state and local tax laws as applicable to withholdings, payment of wages, garnishment, child support and voluntary deductions.
  • File and reconcile Form 941
  • Research State Unemployment Taxes
  • Review and reconcile vendor invoices related to employee benefits, such as health insurance, supplemental insurance and FSA/HSA contributions.
  • Implement new HRIS system as payroll lead / SME
  • Monitor delinquent timesheets and send weekly reminders and communication to department heads
  • Create ad-hoc reporting using HRIS reporting tools. Audit payrolls.
  • Maintains strict confidentiality of data


  • Bachelors Degree Preferred
  • 10+ years of direct multi-state payroll experience plus exempt, non-exempt and variable comp employee mix
  • Experience implementing a large HRIS as the payroll lead / SME is required
  • Large Company Payroll Experience (>1,000 employees and multi location) required
  • Proficient knowledge of Ultipro and/or Workday products a big plus
  • Advanced Excel experience (Pivot Tables, vLookups, etc.) preferred
  • Detail oriented, good communication skills
  • Experience managing a team of payroll specialists