Payroll Manager

Washington, DC
Mar 16, 2021
Apr 24, 2021
Full Time
Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Payroll Manager to lead the day-today activities of The Washington Post's payroll department. Do you have what it takes to succeed in this vital position? You'll be responsible for managing payroll preparation, processing and approval, compliance, and system updates. You'll be expected to perform and manage related responsibilities including time-keeping, tax reporting, and payroll systems maintenance. You'll be tasked with overseeing a fast-paced team of payroll employees.

Responsibilities include:
  • Manage all payroll processes (including daily oversight of payroll operations) to ensure accurate and timely payment of compensation in our Workday payroll system
  • Manage all period, quarterly, and year-end tax reporting and reconciliation and amendments through W-2s using Workday and ADP Tax
  • Manage the production of garnishments in ADP Garnishments, payments dues for multiple unions, and pensions
  • Manage Workday Timekeeping system for transactions and updates
  • Manage complex updates and testing for Workday system
  • Provide payroll account analysis and reconciliation
  • Manage staff of two payroll processors, including goals and reviews
  • Assist with International payrolls
  • Assist employees with payroll-related questions
  • Assist Payroll Director as needed

Requirements include:
  • 10+ years of experience hands-on payroll experience
  • 5+ years of experience supervising staff
  • 5+ year in Workday system to include system set-up, reporting, timekeeping, uploads/integrations (required)
  • 3+ years ADP Tax (required)
  • Proven customer service approach working with all levels of employees
  • Solid judgment and decision-making abilities, ability to work independently
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong computer skills (with an emphasis on spreadsheet reporting software)
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet payroll deadlines and work effectively with others
  • Solid analytical/troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to multitask and manage multiple projects
  • Ability to be flexible with your work schedule (some holiday/weekend work may be required)
  • Experience with annual employee reviews and setting goals
  • CPP preferred
  • Workday Certification Preferred

The Post strives to provide its readers with high-quality, trustworthy news and information while constantly innovating. That mission is best served by a diverse, multi-generational workforce with varied life experiences and perspectives. All cultures and backgrounds are welcomed.

The innovation doesn't end in the Newsroom - dozens of teams power The Washington Post. We are now hiring the next innovator - how will you Impact Tomorrow?


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