Senior Payroll Manager in Melville, NY at Engage Partners, Inc.

Date Posted: 6/2/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Melville, NY
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  • Experience:
    At least 10 year(s)
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Job Description

Leading Long Island based multi-national company is seeking a Senior Payroll Manager to provide appropriate direction and leadership to Payroll Managers and staff for the accurate preparation, processing and timely distribution of salary, commission, bonus and other like payments to all employees. This position will be responsible for managing a staff of 15, and payroll for approximately 17,000 employees.


  • Manage the compilation, computing, processing and audit related payroll processes including but not limited to time & attendance, leaves, garnishments, payroll tax withholding, wage reporting, relocations, etc., to ensure accuracy and compliance with company policies as well as federal, state, and local statutes.
  • Build controls, validate and assure tax accuracy and compliance obligations are achieved across the U.S. as well as manage Federal/State/Local audits as required.
  • Manage the preparation of periodic analysis and reports as requested by internal/external auditors, tax department, finance, subsidiaries and/or regulatory agencies.
  • Ensure the timely and accurate processing of all tax filing and remittance, amended returns, payroll adjustments, W2C's and tax notices
  • Responsible for strategic planning of M&A activity.
  • Manage payroll systems including implementation, maintenance, requirements gathering, QA testing of payroll and time & attendance systems.
  • Manage Vendor relationships and contracts to ensure legal compliance with federal and state regulations. Compliance responsibilities including Sarbanes-Oxley and all Wage & Hour laws.
  • Responsible for tracking and following up on open items and reporting status to management on a regular basis.


  • Bachelor's degree is required, preferably in business administration
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience, at least 7 years of progressive payroll management experience with leading edge payroll applications, processing payroll in a multi-state, multi-site environment.
  • Solid management experience for staff of at least 10
  • Expericed with payroll in excess of 1,000 people.
  • Experience with PeopleSoft and ADP Tax Service preferred .