Payroll Manager

New York, New York, United States

Ref#: POS-3977

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 We are seeking an analytical and detail-oriented individual to join our Human Resources team in the support and expansion of our payroll process. This individual will not be responsible for managing a team but will be collaborating closely with several members of the Reward team.  You will be responsible for a range of responsibilities that span the following:

  • Overseeing and assisting with processing of all Two Sigma payrolls (US, UK, HK, JP and expat), including data management, compliance with tax requirements, and assisting employees with questions;
  • Provide expert payroll knowledge in complex environment with issues such as special/unique payrolls, 401K administration, deferred compensation etc.;
  • Manage and oversee all Federal, State, Local, 401k, Workers’ Comp and internal audits;
  • Partnering effectively with all HR teams, and various departments including but not limited to Tax, Legal and Accounting;
  • Ensure payroll compliance and controls across various regions and states;
  • Coordinate tax set up and filing of remote office locations in various states and localities, and new locations as they are established;
  • Resolve payroll issues working through escalation processes when necessary;
  • Assisting in the coordination of year-end processing;
  • Upgrading and automating our current payroll practices;
  • Maintaining documentation to ensure all payroll processes are properly supported;
  • Manage time and attendance management system and ensure the completeness and accuracy of timesheet information flows into payroll;
  • Familiarity with international tax reporting;
  • Providing ad hoc reporting and project support.

Requirements Include:

A bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or a related field.
6+ years related work experience with minimum of 3 years direct payroll experience
Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail.
Ability to proactively and assertively anticipate issues and address them as they arise.
Solid working knowledge of payroll practices, tax and compliance.
Extensive experience with a leading payroll software – ADP highly preferred.
Strong MS Excel skills.
Past experience working with Workday is a plus.