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Payroll Manager

Location: Wayne
Posted on: July 23, 2021

Job Description:


Tekni-Plex is seeking an experienced Payroll Manager to lead the department in processing US weekly and biweekly multi-state and multi-company payrolls (With HR/Accounting assistance from the plants). This role requires a high level of attention to detail, excellent communication & organizational skills, sound judgement, and a high level of confidentiality.  The candidate will be comfortable in a fast-paced, goal-focused environment, while maintaining great flexibility, and composure.  The Manager will take action to enhance cross-functional coordination and expand internal communications to employees and business units.  We are looking for proactive, service focused, team-oriented, Payroll Manager to join our team.


  • Implements, maintains, and reviews payroll & timekeeping systems to ensure timely and accurate processing of payroll transactions including salaries, benefits, garnishments, taxes, and other deductions
  • Ensures accurate and timely processing of payroll updates including new hires, terminations, LOAs, Transfers and changes to pay rates
  • Prepares and maintains accurate supporting documentation and reports of payroll transactions.
  • Registers for new tax jurisdictions accounts
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local payroll requirements, wage, and hour laws, garnishments, and best practices
  • Identifies and recommends updates to payroll processing software, systems, and procedures.
  • Creates and produces reports to the business as needed, including but not limited to standard delivered reports, earnings and hours reports and ad hoc request
  • Completes payroll reconciliation to ensure complete and accurate information transfers from the payroll system to general ledger and works with the Accounting team to reconcile errors and variance analysis
  • Responds timely to inquiries from external and internal customers. Ensures payroll issues submitted by employees are appropriately assigned and resolved timely
  • Oversees the daily workflow of the department
  • Provides constructive feedback and timely performance evaluations
  • Contributes to team results by assisting others with related departmental tasks as needed
  • Assist with the integration of new employees and companies from acquisitions
  • Assist with various system projects as needed
  • Additional duties as assigned


  • Extensive knowledge of the payroll function including preparation, balancing, internal controls and taxes.
  • Strong organizational skills that reflect the ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills with the ability to manage and lead staff to excellent performance
  • Demonstrated proactive approaches to analytical thinking and problem solving with strong decision-making capability
  • Self-starter that places an emphasis on accuracy, completeness, and work product ownership, with the ability to prioritize and complete tasks with competing deadlines.


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, or equivalent experience
  • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) is preferred
  • Minimum 7 years in full cycle, high volume, multi-state, multi-company, union, non-union payroll experience
  • Established leadership and payroll management skills
  • Advanced experience and knowledge of UKG or ADP EnterpriseHR and Kronos Central or Dimension Timekeeping experience
  • Experienced with reporting writing, query tools and MS Office Suite (i.e., pivot tales, formulas
  • Prior experience with benefit programs laws, regulations


  • Bachelors or better


  • Leader: Inspires teammates to follow them
  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

Keywords: TEKNI PLEX INC, Philadelphia , Payroll Manager, Other , Wayne, Pennsylvania

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