Director of Payroll

Location: Germantown, MD
Date Posted: 04-10-2018
FosterThomas, Inc. is a leading HR Management and Consulting firm. We are seeking a Director of Payroll  to assist our client out of their Germantown, MD location.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Oversight of the Payroll Team to include but not limited to payroll administration, taxes, and garnishments.
• Collaborate with the team and other stakeholders on developing the vision for future-state process and systems, including project plans, monitoring, and reporting of process improvements.
• Work with business segment payroll and finance staff to establish and administer payroll and timekeeping processes and policies.
• Maintain and manage payroll related legal and regulatory compliance.
• Facilitate internal and external audit requests for payroll related data; meet with auditors to assist in their understanding of the data.
• Coordinate with the Accounting for timely processing of account funding.
• Assist with the development and implementation of national payroll procedures and policy changes.
• Ensure accurate reporting.
• Work with the General Ledger team on month-end payroll costing and file transmission/GL costing.
• Oversee year-end processing ensure that employees receive all forms required by the IRS.
• Maintain compliance with all employment laws and support affirmative action/equal opportunity goals.
• B.S. / B.A. in Accounting or related field from a four year College or University, or equivalent experience.
• 10 years managing payroll departments within large multi-state companies, including in-depth knowledge of payroll tax processing, internal/external audits, garnishments and wage and hour requirements, vendor management, compliance and record keeping.
• Expert knowledge of payroll, SCA wages and tax laws and regulations.
• Experience in ADP (preferably EV5) and Deltek
• Knowledge and experience in payroll auditing.
• Expert problem solving and analysis skills
• Expertise in Excel and Access; strong knowledge of other MS Office Suite products.
• Strong management knowledge.
• Effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
EEO Statement: FosterThomas is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to equal employment opportunities in recruitment, hiring, promotion, training, compensation and disciplinary action with regard to the terms and conditions of employment. FosterThomas does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, color, age, sex, disability, marital status, gender identity, genetic information, sexual orientation, or sex, including pregnancy and childbirth, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic.
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