Payroll Manager - EXPAT Experience

Location: New York, New York
Date Posted: 04-26-2017
Performs and supervises all activities necessary to process local and expatriate, payrolls, including maintaining related records, filing tax reports and voluntary deduction reports, processing involuntary deductions such as levies and garnishments, preparing accounting transactions and documents, documenting and updating procedures, and preparing special reports for management.

Must have Ultipro experience.
  • Processes payroll weekly, monthly and semi-monthly for multiple locations using Ultipro payroll software. 
  • Oversees and process all expatriate payroll operations, including tax estimations, proper tax withholding, gross-ups, adjusting for exchange rate fluctuations, tax equalization and other areas of expatriate payroll. 
  • Reviews payroll documentation for accuracy through audit reports and makes any necessary adjustments. Obtains necessary approvals.
  • Works closely with Human Resources and Accounting on all payroll related issues.
  • Ensure semi-monthly and weekly payrolls are processed in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Reviews and computes wages, and corrects errors to ensure the accuracy of earnings. Ensure that all changes to payroll are processed correctly.
  • Maintain accurate payroll records and employee files
  • Works closely with Benefits Specialist to ensure accurate benefit deductions and record keeping.
  • Handles unemployment claims administration, responding to claims filed, EDD court appearance(s) in response to contest claims.
  • Review and audit master file and pay data entries, YTD totals, and file amendments.
  • Prepare various payroll and management reports, journal entries, workers compensation and reconcile quarterly payroll taxes.
  • Will handle all garnishments, deductions, and vacation/sick accruals.
  • Answers inquiries regarding employment verification. Reconciles payroll bank statements and reviews the accuracy of payroll deductions to payroll output documents.
  • Respond to employee inquiries and requests regarding payroll matters.
  • Maintains client confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Perform other duties and special projects as requested by management.
  • Bachelors Degree in related field.
  • 5+ years of experience in a similar position, expatriate payroll experience a must.
  • Strong knowledge and experience with Excel and Ultipro
  • Strong negotiation skills and customer service skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and work in high pressure environment.
  • Strong organizational skills and very detail oriented.
  • Proactive and solution oriented.
  • Must demonstrate exceptional judgment, discretion and professional courtesy.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and a high degree of confidentiality.
  • Bilingual in Spanish a big plus
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