Payroll Manager

  • Location
    Puyallup, Wa
  • Category
    Accountant - General
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  • Job type
    Direct Hire

Payroll Manager

Now hiring in Puyallup, WA for a Payroll Manager who will have leadership over a Payroll team and cross-collaborate with other departments for projects to increase productivity. This will be a direct hire opportunity with a large company and the chance to implement new processes!



• Manages employees within the Payroll department by training, coaching, and monitoring job results.

• Has strong knowledge of prevailing wage, garnishments, and monitors payroll from a compliance standpoint.

• Updates payroll records by reviewing and approving changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job titles, and transfers.

• Directs the production and issuance of paychecks or electronic transfers to bank accounts.

• Prepares reports by compiling earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages.

• Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.

• Maintains and protects payroll operations by keeping information confidential.



• 4+ years of experience in a Payroll capacity, with at least 2+ years of experience in a management or supervisory role

• BS/BA in Business Administration, Accounting, Human Resources or related field preferred. Certifications in Payroll are also highly desirable.

• Strong working knowledge of payroll procedures and related laws

• Excellent understanding of multi-state payroll and taxes

• Familiarity with payroll software/ HRIS (e.g. People Soft, ADP, Kronos) and MS Office (especially Excel)

• Organizational and leadership skills



Puyallup, Washington (May potentially work out of Tacoma, WA)


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