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Payroll Manager

at Steward Health Care System

Posted: 5/11/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 27752

Job Description

Location: Health Choice Management Co.
Posted Date: 5/11/2020

Position Purpose:

The Payroll Manager is responsible for the oversight of all payroll functions, including payroll processing, financial audits of benefits, liability and expense distribution. Successfully administer a bi-weekly payroll cycle for the organization with the support of Payroll Specialist. Enhance processes and ongoing maintenance for the payroll system. Focused on collaboration; the Manager of Payroll Operations will also support various projects in conjunction with areas like total rewards and other financial reporting.


  • Coach and develop employees in the performance of their duties through regular one-on-one conversations
  • Complete audit of payroll processing in accordance with company policies and procedures
  • Produce payroll reports after each pay period close
  • Manage integrity of payroll system with changes, deletions, additions concerning time corrections or personal information
  • Serve as subject matter expert on lawful payroll practices under the DOL, federal and state regulations
  • Collaborate with Finance and Human Resources department on efficiencies, systems configuration and internal processes
  • Lead implantation efforts for payroll systems integration
  • Maintains thorough and complete knowledge of payroll administration and payroll taxes; ensure payroll changes are accurate, timely and thoroughly tested
  • Annual processing of W2 Forms
  • Continually review procedures and strive for consistent improvement of internal controls, and streamlining of current processes and procedures.

Education / Experience / Other Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) or equivalent obtained at a four-year college or university in Accounting, Finance or related field preferred
  • Certified Payroll Professional CPP certificate is desirable

Years of Experience:

  • Five (5) years experience in Payroll of an organization larger the 300+ FTEs
  • Experience with the Workday System or a payroll/financial system required
  • Must have experience in payroll system setup and testing
  • Three (3) years leadership experience
  • Experience in the healthcare industry or the State of Arizona’s AHCCCS program is a plus

Specialized Knowledge:

  • Ideal candidates will have prior Workday Payroll experience, as this role is responsible for supporting and enhancing system setup, testing and ongoing maintenance
  • Centricity / API Timekeeping System experience preferred
  • ADP Payroll System and Funding experience preferred
  • Current knowledge of payroll procedures, practices, regulations, and taxes
  • Multi-state payroll and experience reconciling taxes preferred
  • Project Management with internal and external stakeholders experience
  • ADP tax filing experience

Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong leadership skills, ability to mentor and support department and direct reports
  • Create a positive and collaborative interdisciplinary team
  • Able to work with sensitive information in a professional and confidential manner
  • Ability to accurately portray financial and payroll data in Excel format; use of formulas, graphs, and pivot tables
  • Ability to analyze information, develop sound recommendations and present data in order to provide effective decision making.

Application Instructions

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