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Senior Payroll Manager

posted September 16, 2019

Aimbridge Hospitality
Plano, TX
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Job overview

The Senior Payroll Manager will assist the Director of Payroll in the day to day day-to-day operations of the organization’s payroll function including multiple payrolls for 30,000+ employees in nearly every state (as well as some international), completing accurate allocations and accrual calculations, and resolving payroll liability issues. Additional duties include developing payroll staff, training, maintaining accurate process documentation, payroll tax review/reconciliation and overseeing the escheatment process. .

Summary of Responsibilities: 

  • Meets payroll operational standards by ensuring the productivity, quality, and customer-service standards of the payroll process; resolves problems and identifies system improvements.
  • Supervises administration of the payroll process by planning, assigning and reviewing the work of the payroll staff; processing payroll; meeting deadlines and goals; monitoring workflow; providing excellent customer service and reporting; and maintaining current payroll guidelines, policies and procedures. 
  • Ensures overtime or bonus payments are accurately distributed, and that timesheets are submitted and retained appropriately. 
  • Ensures compliance with payroll laws and regulations at the state, federal, and international level. 
  • Protects payroll operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Timely imports/exports time and attendance data for payment.  
  • Completes research on payroll related issues, responds to and resolves payroll problems timely. 
  • Oversees payroll audit process and reporting aspects of internal and external audits; identifies and resolves discrepancies. 
  • Provides training and orientation as needed.
  • Follows various state escheat regulations for unclaimed or uncashed payroll checks.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, benchmarking best practices, and participating in professional societies. 

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher required with at least 10 years of progressive Payroll experience, with a minimum of 5 years in a hotel or related industry preferred.  
  • Previous managerial/supervisory experience is required., with both direct and indirect reports.  
  • Experience with UltiPro preferred. 
  • Certified Payroll Professional designation a plus. 
  • Strong knowledge of payroll processes, best practices, general accounting principles, federal / state regulations, and payroll tax laws.
  • Ability to organize, multi-task, prioritize, work under time constraints to meet critical deadlines, supervise, and train staff.
  • High attention to detail with problem-solving and decision-making skills.   
  • Strong interpersonal (verbal and written) communication skills to foster strong relationships at all levels.
  • Ability to manage difficult payroll situations with team members, provide exceptional customer service, deal sensitively with confidential information, and work with a high degree of professionalism and with a strong work ethic. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.  
  • Ability to meet the demands of the work schedule, to be at work and on time. May occasionally require the ability to work outside of regularly scheduled hours. Schedules may vary based on business requirements need.
  • Ability to make well-reasoned and timely decisions based on careful, objective review and informed analysis of available considerations and factors. 
  • Ability to demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness, monitor own work to ensure quality, and apply feedback to improve performance.
  • Have progressive experience leading up to managing a customer population of over 20,000 employees, across 20+ FEINs.



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About This Employer

Aimbridge Hospitality

5851 Legacy Circle, Suite 400
Plano, TX 75024

(972) 952-0200

Management Company

www.aimbridgehospitality.com

At Aimbridge Hospitality, bigger really is better!  Now is a great time to join Aimbridge, the largest hotel management company in North America.  Currently with approximately 30,000 Associates and a diverse portfolio of more than 800 hotels and resorts, we are continuing to grow and expand!  Scale means opportunity, and here’s what that looks like at Aimbridge:

  • Culture – At Aimbridge we have high expectations for results and performance. That’s why we value passionate and service minded people who love to be challenged and who desire opportunities to directly contribute to the overall success of the Company.
  • Careers – We invest in training, technology, and talent. Through a collaborative and supportive approach, Aimbridge can take you where you want to go!  When you join Aimbridge, your professional network will instantly expand.  You’ll become part of industry history as Aimbridge Hospitality secures its place as not only the largest third-party manager of hotels and resorts, but also the best!
  • Community – Being good corporate citizens is something we take seriously at Aimbridge. Impact and connection is what it’s all about!  We engage internally and externally in a variety of ways to make a positive difference for each other, and within our local communities.

About Aimbridge Hospitality

At Aimbridge Hospitality, bigger really is better!  Now is a great time to join Aimbridge, the largest hotel management company in North America.  Currently with approximately 30,000 Associates and a diverse portfolio of more than 800 hotels and resorts, we are continuing to grow and expand!  Scale means opportunity, and here’s what that looks like at Aimbridge:

  • Culture – At Aimbridge we have high expectations for results and performance. That’s why we value passionate and service minded people who love to be challenged and who desire opportunities to directly contribute to the overall success of the Company.
  • Careers – We invest in training, technology, and talent. Through a collaborative and supportive approach, Aimbridge can take you where you want to go!  When you join Aimbridge, your professional network will instantly expand.  You’ll become part of industry history as Aimbridge Hospitality secures its place as not only the largest third-party manager of hotels and resorts, but also the best!
  • Community – Being good corporate citizens is something we take seriously at Aimbridge. Impact and connection is what it’s all about!  We engage internally and externally in a variety of ways to make a positive difference for each other, and within our local communities.