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Payroll Manager in Southfield, MI at Hire Road

Date Posted: 10/12/2018

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Payroll Manager
Southfield, MI


Our client is a growing company who is looking to add an experienced and professional Payroll Manager. The Payroll Manager should be detail oriented and very organized that can effectively and accurately process bi-weekly payroll for all employees.

Payroll Manager must have at least 7 years’ experience managing payroll

Payroll Manager Requirements:

  • Minimum 7 years of payroll processing experience; at least 2 years’ experience managing payroll for companies with headcount 3000 or more
  • Proven continuous improvement and problem solving skill set
  • Strong interpersonal, influencing and conflict resolution skills; ability to communicate effectively with business leaders and employees in their own terms providing the basis for influence and insight
  • Exceptional business acumen; understands industry trends, business metrics and how department goals integrate with company objectives
  • Must be intellectually curious, self-motivated and results-driven with the proven ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
  • Experience with change and project management
  • Experience managing multiple payrolls at one time; multi state payroll experience preferred
  • Knowledgeable and familiar with payroll systems; Dominion is preferred
  • Detail oriented and organized in their work
  • Able to integrate company acquisitions in the payroll system
  • Process improvement focused; looks for ways to improve efficiency and save money
  • Able to communicate effectively with a sense of urgency

Payroll Manager Description:

  • Process Bi-weekly payroll for all 3 companies: includes exempt and non-exempt employees
  • Conduct process improvement for the payroll function; constantly look for new/better ways to get work done, save time/money, improve quality
  • Build they payroll systems and processes to integrate all three companies
  • Integrate new employees into payroll system; Set up direct deposits for employee wages
  • Liaison with payroll provider, push for design improvements, ensure training and updates are managed
  • Maintain up-to-date understanding on new payroll systems, processes, and laws
  • Communicate with accounting team to run requested reports; develop useful reports for leaders


Choosing the Hire Road is about shared success, active and committed partnerships and relationships that last.  Hire Road is solely focused on connecting highly skilled professionals with leading organizations. We are a solutions-based, results-oriented staffing company specializing in a wide range of industry specific practices. To put it simply, we recruit, screen and hire talented people for temporary and full-time positions.

This classification description is intended to indicate the general kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that are required of positions given this title and should not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be.  It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of the employees under her/his supervision.  The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not exclude other duties not mentioned that are of a similar kind or level of difficulty.

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