Sr Mgr Payroll

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Merrimack, NH


<p><strong>At Connection, our purpose is simple: we connect people with technology. From hardware&mdash;PCs, printers, servers, and more&mdash;to cutting-edge cloud, cybersecurity, and professional IT services, we design, build, and support the IT solutions that thousands of companies, schools, and government agencies rely on every day. We like to think of ourselves as the IT Department for our customers&rsquo; IT Department. Our company started out almost 40 years ago with two employees and a phone line. Today we&rsquo;re a Fortune 1000 IT solutions partner operating in 174 countries around the world&mdash;still driven by that startup mentality and guided by our original purpose.</strong></p>

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Full Time

$117,692.00/Yr. - $153,000.00/Yr.

Overview: <strong>What We Do:</strong><br /><br />We calm the confusion of IT by guiding the connection between people and technology. If a customer is looking for a better way to manage their warehouse inventory, equip their workforce, or secure their data, we make it happen. All it takes is finding the right combination of tech hardware, software, cloud solutions, and support services. That&rsquo;s what we do. We&rsquo;re the IT Department&rsquo;s IT Department.<br /> <br /><strong>Who We Are:</strong><br /><br />Our team is made stronger by a multitude of backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. It&rsquo;s what makes Connection unique&mdash;what drives us to innovate and create technology solutions that stand apart from the crowd. We&rsquo;d love for you to be a part of that fabric, to share your ideas and experiences with a team that thrives on fresh thinking, creativity, and helping others.<br /> <br /><strong>Why You Should Join Us:</strong><br /><br />You&rsquo;ll find supportive teammates and a rewarding career at Connection&mdash;plus great benefits. We take pride in supporting employees with a total rewards package that provides financial, emotional, and physical resources for you and your family. Our compensation, 401k plans, medical insurance, and other benefits are progressive and competitive. We value the importance of our employees&rsquo; emotional well-being. To support employees, we provide free therapy visits, mental health coaching and tools, and meditation resources. You&rsquo;ll also enjoy a generous paid time off package that includes not only vacation and sick time, but also Wellness and Volunteer Time Off days.<br /><br />The Sr. Manager Payroll manages and coordinates the overall operation of the Payroll department, which includes multiple payroll related systems, timecard processing, compiling payroll statistics, maintaining payroll records, and processing payout submissions. Oversees all payroll tax activity such as establishing accounts with new State and Local agencies and working with UKG Pro Tax Service to ensure proper filings and returns. Assists with various audits (e.g., financial, internal control, worker&rsquo;s compensation, etc.). Engages in and/or leads various payroll related projects as appropriate (e.g., UKG Pro upgrades, payroll consolidation). The Sr. Manager of Payroll has general accounting responsibilities, including posting weekly and biweekly payroll activity into the general ledger, and other payroll related journal entries that may arise during the month-end close, including reconciliations. The Sr. Manager Payroll is also responsible for developing and implementing payroll strategies, policies, and procedures, and ensuring compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. In addition, the Sr. Manager Payroll is responsible for the administration of the Shareworks equity platform for stock grants and the employee stock purchase plan.
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Manages the overall operation of the Payroll department by maintaining efficient staffing and overseeing the weekly and biweekly payroll processing.</li> <li>Implements, maintains, and reviews payroll processing systems to ensure timely and accurate processing of payroll transactions including salaries, benefits, garnishments, taxes, and other deductions.</li> <li>Ensures compliance with federal, state, local payroll, wage, and hour laws and best practices.</li> <li>Responsible for the administration of the Shareworks equity platform for stock grants and the employee stock purchase plan. This includes but not limited to the processing of stock grants and vestings along with processing the ESPP purchase and tax filings.</li> <li>Facilitates audits by providing records and reports of payroll transactions.</li> <li>Posts and reviews payroll related journal entries to general ledger in JDE. Completes monthly close process including account reconciliations.</li> <li>Participates in on-going process improvement initiatives and represents the Payroll department in any active projects.</li> <li>Provides direction and leadership to the staff, setting goals, providing ongoing constructive feedback, completing performance reviews and managing schedules.</li> <li>Develops and implements payroll strategies, policies, and procedures.</li> <li>Ensures compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.</li> <li>Reviews payroll batches for accuracy. Responds to inquiries/problems/concerns once payroll is distributed.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Extensive knowledge of the payroll function including preparation, balancing, internal control, and payroll taxes.</li> <li>Organized and detail oriented with item-by-item focus, meticulous attention to detail with ability to proofread for accuracy.</li> <li>Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.</li> <li>Proven experience with multi state payroll processing for a large organization including various taxing authorities.</li> <li>Discreet with ability to professionally handle highly confidential and personal information.</li> <li>Experience in developing and implementing payroll strategies, policies, and procedures.</li> <li>Knowledge of applicable laws and regulations.</li> <li>Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to establish and maintain relationships with critical departments such as Human Resources.</li> <li>Detail-oriented with item-by-item focus, meticulous attention to detail with ability to proofread for accuracy.</li> <li>Strong leadership and management skills.</li> <li>Previous experience in a senior level payroll position.</li> <li>Proven experience with multi state payroll processing for a large organization including various taxing authorities.</li> <li>Experience in equity administration is a plus.</li> <li>Knowledge of UKG (formerly UltiPro) and Shareworks preferred.</li> </ul> <br /><br /> <h2 class="iCIMS_InfoMsg iCIMS_InfoField_Job">Min</h2> <div class="iCIMS_InfoMsg iCIMS_InfoMsg_Job"> <div class="iCIMS_Expandable_Container"> <div class="iCIMS_Expandable_Text">USD $117,692.00/Yr.</div> </div> </div> <h2 class="iCIMS_InfoMsg iCIMS_InfoField_Job">Max</h2> <div class="iCIMS_InfoMsg iCIMS_InfoMsg_Job"> <div class="iCIMS_Expandable_Container"> <div class="iCIMS_Expandable_Text">USD $153,000.00/Yr.</div> </div> </div>