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Payroll Manager 15491714

Chantilly, VA
Hiring a Payroll Manager with Deltek Costpoint experience for a $500M and rapidly growing Government Contractor in Northern Virginia!  This company is seeking someone who can be an important business partner with the leadership of the company.  This position oversees and supervises the organization’s payroll department, ensuring pay is processed on time, accurately, and in compliance with government regulations. This person will have a direct say in establishing policies and procures, and have the opportunity to be part of a rapidly growing (M&A activity ought to grow this firm to $1B-$2B in short order)  They have a very flexible work environment, collaborative team, position has great visibility, strong benefits, and are looking to hire ASAP!  If this sounds like the type of opportunity you are seeking, then apply now!

Our client is looking for an experienced, hands-on Payroll Manager to join our rapidly expanding Controllership team.  You will have the opportunity to make a real difference to our organization by working on and initiating projects in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.  As the Payroll Manager you will be a key business partner for our payroll function within the Controllership.  You will oversee and supervise the organization’s payroll department, ensuring pay is processed on time, accurately, and in compliance with government regulations.  As an experienced Payroll Manager, your experience with full payroll cycle functions as well as the government contracting industry, will make you a successful candidate for this leadership role.  You will directly support the Corporate Controller, located in Chantilly VA, and assist with development of internal control policies, procedures, as well as payroll systems implementation and maintenance as needed.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Implements, maintains, and reviews payroll processing systems to ensure timely and accurate processing of payroll transactions including salaries, benefits, garnishments, taxes and other deductions.
  • Ensures accurate and timely processing of payroll updates including new hires, terminations and changes to pay rates.
  • Prepares and maintains accurate records and reports of payroll transactions.
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local payroll, wage, and hour laws and best practices.
  • Facilitates audits by providing records and documentation to auditors.
  • Identifies and recommends updates to payroll processing systems and procedures.
  • Comply with and enforce all legal Company policies, procedures and instructions
  • Perform supervisory functions for the payroll department (3 FTEs), including interviewing and recommending the hiring of new staff members; providing or arranging for training for staff; evaluating staff performance; and recommending personnel actions to ensure adequate and competent staffing.
  • Ad hoc reporting as requested
  • Other duties as assigned
Required Experience:
  • +7 years of related experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting and/or equivalent work experience
  • Experience with Deltek Costpoint
  • Extensive experience with the payroll function including preparation, balancing, internal control, and payroll taxes
Required Skills:
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and adapt to change in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Ability to plan, organize, assign, prioritize, evaluate, and supervise the work of subordinate employees performing the same or similar work.
  • Well organized, reliable, and highly motivated with ability to handle multiple projects and produce timely, high-quality work
  • Outstanding work ethic and commitment to organizational success
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products
  • Proficient with payroll software
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, & presentation)
  • Knowledge of Cognos and Workday preferred.
  • Experience working in FARs and DFARs regulated environments
  • Certified Payroll Professional
  • Experience with Ceridian payroll services
Educational Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance and/or equivalent work experience
Matthew Antine, Search Director
D:  703.962.9578| C:  508.472.5275|  F:  703.962.9608
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