Corporate Payroll Manager

<p><strong>We want more movers and shakers, dreamers and doers, thinkers and tinker-ers. We want more people who are excited by their work and passionate about their communities. We want people who are ready to Build Something Amazing.</strong></p> <p><em><strong>"At La-Z-Boy we're dedicated to home... because home is what really matters and what will always matter. At the end of even the longest days, home is where we find ourselves."</strong></em><strong><em><br /><a href="https://vimeo.com/230201741" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Watch the full experience here.</a> </em></strong></p>

Monroe, Michigan

La-Z-Boy Corporate

<p><strong>Not many companies can say that they are both a household brand and one of the most innovative organizations in their industry. La-Z-Boy can. Ninety years after our first recliner, we&rsquo;re still re-inventing the industry.</strong></p> <p><strong>We want more movers and shakers, dreamers and doers, thinkers and tinker-ers. We want more people who are excited by their work and passionate about their communities. Our people are what drives us forward. We want people who are ready to Build Something Amazing.</strong></p> https://www.la-z-boy.com/

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Full-Time

Competitive

Overview: The Corporate Payroll Manager is responsible for the oversight of Corporate and divisional payroll as well as the management of software tools used for payroll processes. This position assures timely and accurate payments of employee pay and associated payroll taxes in compliance with corporate payroll policies, procedures and governmental payroll rules and regulations.
Responsibilities: &bull; Manages the payroll staff through the processing of payroll for the corporate office, all company owned retail stores, manufacturing facilities, distribution centers and LZB Portfolio Brands.<br />&bull; Leads efforts to implement payroll process improvements to enhance efficiency and accuracy of the department's efforts.<br />&bull; Manages the narrative and key controls for SOX controls and external audit teams.<br />&bull; Understands and monitors all payrolls processing, including the GL closing process, special payments and deductions, such as, but not limited to bonus, commission, stock, relocation, vacation, 401k, garnishments.<br />&bull; Assists payroll staff with exceptions, corrections, adjustments, and reconciliation of payroll data when necessary as well as assist with processing of payroll when necessary.<br />&bull; Oversees payroll reporting for department managers as well as audits.<br />&bull; Prepares and communicates holiday accrual, and processing schedules.<br />&bull; Reviews quarterly and annual reports prepared by the Payroll Tax Specialist, such as 941's and 940's<br />&bull; Participates in the coordination, preparation, and distribution of all W2s.<br />&bull; Oversees and leads the implementation, testing, and ongoing maintenance of payroll system enhancements and conversions for La-Z-Boy&rsquo;s payroll related systems<br />&bull; Oversees, manages and assists, when required, the processing, reconciliation, and filing of all government tax reports for all payrolls processed based on federal and state requirements.<br />&bull; Assures that department procedures are documented and communicated with those of other affected departments such as HR and accounting.<br />&bull; Assures payroll systems and processes are updated to reflect relevant tax withholding requirements for federal and state legislative requirements, as well as for benefits and taxes.<br />&bull; Prepares and monitors Payroll department budget.<br /><br />SCOPE &amp; IMPACT:<br />The Corporate Payroll Manager is accountable for the processing of payroll for over 160 retail stores (with over 1,000 employees), the corporate headquarters (with over 600 employees), four factories and six distribution centers (with over 5,000 employees) and all LZB Portfolio Brands operations (with over 200 employees). Payrolls are processed for 31+ states and Canada Retail. Responsible for the correct payroll tax payments and filings for four (4) EINs within the company&rsquo;s structure, covering 31+ states, 100+ locals for tax payments in excess of $75M per fiscal year.
Requirements: <strong>MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:</strong><br />&bull; Bachelor&rsquo;s Degree, with 6-8 years of relevant work experience or equivalent including 3-5 years of supervisory experience<br />&bull; Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, including Excel.<br />&bull; Kronos Software or other Payroll system experience<br />&bull; Workday System experience<br />&bull; Knowledge of the overall functions of the Payroll Department.<br />&bull; Strong organizational and computer skills<br />&bull; Excellent customer service attitude<br /><br /><strong>PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:</strong><br />&bull; MBA<br />&bull; (CPP)Certified Payroll Professional.<br /><br /><strong>SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:</strong>&nbsp;May have up to 11 direct reports.<br /><br /><strong>PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:</strong><br />Office environment with no specific or unusual physical or environmental demands.<br /><br /><strong>CORE ATTRIBUTES:</strong><br />Communicate Transparently<br />Lead the Team<br />Impact and Influence<br />Deliver Results<br />Coach and Develop<br /><br />At La-Z-Boy, we are committed to fostering an environment in which all employees feel valued, included, and empowered to do their best work and bring great ideas to the table. We understand that our employees&rsquo; diverse backgrounds, experiences, perspectives, and viewpoints add value to our ability to create and deliver the best possible service, quality products, and is of upmost importance as we work together to Build Something Amazing.<br /><br /><strong>OTHER DUTIES:</strong>&nbsp;Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the incumbent for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.