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Payroll Manager

Company: Gwynedd-Mercy College
Location: Gwynedd Valley
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


The Payroll Manager oversees and processes the payroll for over 1,000 employees on a semi-monthly schedule. The Payroll Manager supervises the daily operations of the Payroll department and ensures timely, efficient, accurate processing of multi-state payroll in compliance with all applicable federal state laws and procedures.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.

  • Manage, maintain and review all payroll processing activities including salary increases/decreases, tax documentation and filings, including quarterly and annual federal, state and local tax filings, unemployment, workers compensation insurance, benefits and other actions affecting payment of personnel and payroll history of employees.
  • Process semimonthly payroll and review timesheets for accuracy. Resolve any inconsistencies or errors.
  • Oversee the tax filings in accordance with local and federal law. Work with carrier connections to monitor tax updates and ensure all tax tables are up to date and all employee tax records are accurate and paid in a timely manner.
  • Oversees all benefits and garnishments are accurately processed and reconciled each month.
  • Comply with all local, state, and federal laws regarding finances, payroll, wage and hour, tax filings, best practices and reporting.
  • Establish and maintain employee records; ensure that employee changes are entered correctly and on a timely basis; review changes for proper authorization.
  • Verify new hires are entered correctly and assign the necessary taxes, leave plans, direct deposit, supervisors etc.
  • Evaluate the payroll systems' internal control and procedures and recommend changes as needed to ensure the safeguarding of assets; identify and initiate appropriate accounting procedures to prevent or correct errors or irregularities.
  • Coordinate workflow and procedures between Payroll and Human Resources
  • Create and generate weekly, monthly quarterly and yearly reports.
  • Update policies and procedures in accordance with payroll guidelines
  • Enter full-time faculty salary changes, stipends, adjunct and other misc. stipends for all assigned contracts at each new contract year.
  • Review and process leave plan accruals monthly and prepare fiscal year accrual entries and allocation of benefit reports.
  • Prepare semi-monthly and monthly JE entries and financial statements for all payroll related ACH payments.
  • Work with state and federal agencies as appropriate to include Unemployment, Department of Labor as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned by the AVP of HR as well as the CFO.

Keywords: Gwynedd-Mercy College, Philadelphia , Payroll Manager, Other , Gwynedd Valley, Pennsylvania

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