Payroll Manager

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Leverage your prior payroll experience to manage day-to-day responsibilities of operations, oversight and governance of US payrolls, identify and execute on process and system improvements, lead and develop a team of payroll representatives accomplish department objectives.


  • Full responsibility for timely and accurate processing of US payrolls
  • Manage day-to-day processing of multi-state US payroll, including compliance with federal and state laws, regulations, and company policies
  • Manage payroll staff, including training, reviewing and assigning of workloads and assuring quality control for processes, conducting performance reviews for direct reports, and resolving any issues that may arise
  • Manage relationship with various HR and accounting teams to ensure successful partnership
  • Support payroll system upgrade testing
  • Support integration with HR and timekeeping systems
  • Recommend process changes to improve efficiency


  • 10+ years of payroll experience including federal, state, and local employment tax; reciprocity; quarterly and year-end tax returns; and information filing
  • 3+ years of supervision or lead experience
  • In-depth knowledge of payroll administration processes, procedures, and best practices as well as an understanding of how payroll processes impacts accounting transactions
  • Detail-oriented and hands-on style; excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize demands to meet deadlines
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication and presentation skills
  • Accomplished interpersonal skills, including diplomacy, negotiating, reasoning, and problem solving
  • Ability to develop strong analytical skills, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret business needs
  • Bachelor’s in business, accounting, finance, human resources, or related field

Recommended Qualifications

  • CPP certification
  • 5+ years of experience with a major HCM application, including HR, timekeeping, payroll, and reporting modules
  • Experience with system integration and/or upgrades

About Esri

Our passion for improving quality of life through geography is at the heart of everything we do. Esri’s geographic information system (GIS) technology inspires and enables governments, universities, and businesses worldwide to save money, lives, and our environment through a deeper understanding of the changing world around them.

Carefully managed growth and zero debt give Esri stability that is uncommon in today's volatile business world. Privately held, we offer exceptional benefits, competitive salaries, 401(k) and profit-sharing programs, opportunities for personal and professional growth, and much more.

Esri is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

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