Payroll Manager

New York, New York Permanent USD120,000 - USD900,000 per year
  • Work with a well renowned healthcare organization
  • Newly created leadership position

About Our Client

This healthcare network is a leading provider of comprehensive healthcare services dedicated to promoting wellness and enhancing the quality of life for individuals and communities alike. Their network encompasses a wide range of healthcare facilities, including hospitals, clinics, specialty centers, and outpatient services, all united by a shared commitment to delivering patient-centered care with compassion, expertise, and innovation.

Job Description

  1. Team Leadership:
    • Provide leadership, guidance, and mentorship to a team of three payroll specialists.
    • Foster a positive and collaborative work environment, promoting professional development and cross-functional collaboration within the payroll team.
    • Conduct regular performance evaluations, set goals, and provide feedback to enhance team effectiveness and individual growth.

  2. Payroll Processing:
    • Oversee the end-to-end payroll processing for 900+ Union and Non-union employees.
    • Utilize UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) software to accurately calculate and process weekly and biweekly payroll cycles.
    • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations, as well as adherence to organizational policies and collective bargaining agreements.
    • Review and approve payroll transactions, including salary adjustments, bonuses, overtime, and deductions.

  3. Compliance and Reporting:
    • Stay abreast of changes in payroll laws and regulations, implementing necessary updates to ensure compliance.
    • Prepare and submit payroll tax filings and other statutory reports in accordance with regulatory requirements.
    • Generate and analyze payroll reports to support financial reporting, budgeting, and forecasting processes.
    • Collaborate with internal and external auditors to facilitate payroll audits and address any discrepancies or findings.

  4. Process Improvement:
    • Identify opportunities for process optimization and automation to enhance efficiency and accuracy in payroll processing.
    • Lead initiatives to streamline workflows, standardize procedures, and implement best practices within the payroll function.
    • Partner with cross-functional teams, including HR and Finance, to integrate systems and improve data integrity across payroll-related processes.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) designation preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of progressive experience in payroll processing, with at least 2 years in a supervisory or managerial role.
  • Proficiency in UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) or similar payroll software required.
  • Strong understanding of payroll regulations, tax laws, and collective bargaining agreements in a healthcare or unionized environment.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to prioritize workload, meet deadlines, and maintain confidentiality.
  • Analytical mindset with a focus on continuous improvement and problem-solving.

What's on Offer

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision coverage.
  • Retirement savings plan with employer match.
  • Opportunities for professional development and advancement within the organization.
  • Meaningful work in a mission-driven healthcare environment dedicated to improving patient care and community health.
Claire Vogel
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Job summary

Human Resources
Sub Sector
Compensation & Benefits
Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
New York
Contract Type
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Claire Vogel
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