Company: City of Wilmington
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Manage and direct the payroll operations for all employees by
overseeing all payroll and timekeeping related policies and
procedures, administering and troubleshooting the payroll software
system, developing and managing improvements to the City's payroll
processing, and ensuring compliance with all local, state and
federal reporting requirements. Performs other duties as
Ensures the timely payment of employees by overseeing the data
entry and recording of time and all employee actions; reviewing and
making necessary adjustments to payroll; administering and
reviewing all employee deductions into the payroll system.
Prepares payroll related reports by overseeing the reporting
process and ensuring accuracy of payroll records; solving issues
with the payroll system and employee pay; managing the preparation
of reports for the annual financial statements; managing the period
end and coordinating the required report submissions; overseeing
the administration of various deductions, contributions, and
disbursements; and supervising the execution and remittance of
taxes, levies, and garnishments.
Manages the payroll system and the payroll/timekeeping functions by
overseeing the development of training requirements; implementing
work priorities and payroll schedules; updating and maintaining the
systems and ensuring timely and accurate performance; and resolving
payroll accounting questions. Provides timely communications to
employees and supervisors regarding time and attendance, tax
updates, benefit verification and other payroll related items.
Manages deductions and benefits with the providers by overseeing
the deductions process and ensuring the proper amount is being
withheld or billed; coordinating necessary adjustments to
statements and system records; analyzing data and developing
queries to ensure accurate and timely payments
Resolves payroll issues for staff and/or auditors by researching
regulations pertaining to payroll; interpreting laws and
regulations regarding taxes and payroll withholding; interpreting
internal policies and laws; providing recommendations to management
based on historical analysis and projections; ensuring compliance
with local, state and federal reporting requirements; and
responding to inquiries and special requests from employees and
regulatory agencies. Develops and manages improvements to the
City's payroll processes to improve efficiency. Collaborates with
other departments for implementation of new procedures, benefits,
Coordinates and monitors payroll activities by preparing payroll
year-end work papers for external auditors, prepares year-end
journal entries, adjusting entries and accruals, financial reports
and statements; coordinates payroll audit activities with internal
and external auditors.
Education:Bachelor's degree or higher in Accounting, Finance,
Business or closely related field of study.
Experience:Minimum five (5) years of recent concentrated payroll
Other Requirements:Valid Driver's License, advanced knowledge of
Microsoft Excel and word. Possession of or the ability to obtain
Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) within two years of hire.
* Exceptional communication skills including the ability to lead
and mentor a team
* Strong internal customer service focus
* Ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines.
Keywords: City of Wilmington, Wilmington , Payroll Manager, Accounting, Auditing , Wilmington, North Carolina
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