Payroll and HR Opp

    • Pleasanton, CA

Are you looking for an opportunity in a reputable company with a positive work environment? Our client is seeking a Payroll and HR Operations Manager to join their team. Please contact us today to discuss this opportunity!

Title: Payroll and HR Operations Manager (Direct Hire)

Location: Livermore, CA

Job ID: 444203


  • Provide effective leadership, supervision, and guidance to payroll and HR Ops team members to enable them to succeed on their job.
  • Provide oversight for all payroll-related processes, procedures and functions.
  • Continually review and analyze payroll processes, benefits and tax procedures to recommend and implement updates and changes necessary for compliance and increased efficiencies.
  • Support Team Members with payroll and HR operation-related questions and issues.
  • Ensure the processing of new hires, transfers, promotions and terminations is accurate and timely.
  • Work with HRIS vendors to update, maintain and test updates and corrections as well as resolve complex issues.
  • Communicate effectively with all departments and Team Members.
  • Set measurable goals for the payroll team to achieve, and ensure quality service is delivered.
  • Assist payroll staff members in answering customers' inquiries and questions, and researching, troubleshooting, and resolving cases relating to customers.
  • Manage regular preparation of reports, including end of pay period/monthly/quarterly/year-end reports (PTO, tax payments, salary changes, etc.) and perform reconciliation on a pay period and quarterly basis.
  • Member of the team implementing a new HCM system for 2019-2020.
  • Verify protocol documentation for payroll processes.
  • Interpret established policies to employees and managers and educate them on how to apply the policies.
  • Process team member transfers.
  • Work with Ultimate Software to ensure all garnishments are processed accurately.
  • Update/maintain unemployment contribution rates in Ultimate.
  • Provide Ad-hoc reports and metrics on Payroll/HR related data
  • Annually review and reconcile W-2s.
  • Work with Accounting on GL related questions.
  • Maintains payroll staff job results by counseling and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
  • Provide HRIS related training and tools to Managers and HR team.

  • Experience leading a US and Canadian payroll function is essential.
  • Must have a strong knowledge of multi-state tax compliance.
  • Knowledge of international payroll processing a plus.
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Office, especially with Excel, Ultimate Software Experience.
  • Knowledge of applicable HR laws and terminology, including but not limited to FMLA, COBRA, PTO, employment and wage verification, wage garnishments and unemployment claims processing.
  • Attention to detail, analytical skills and an aptitude for working with numbers.
  • In-depth knowledge of accounting principles, such as chart accounts and general ledger and their application.
  • Ability to identify and implement process improvements to create maximum efficiencies.

Addison Group provides clients with exceptional human capital solutions.

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