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Manager, Payroll

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Travel Amount Required:

Up to 25%

Job Type:

Regular-Full Time


Weston - Florida - United States

Description & Qualifications


Responsible for managing the execution of all payroll activities in US and Puerto Rico to ensure timely payments are processed to employees and maintain accurate records and control reports. Maintains process, procedure documentation and process change implementation within the operations team. Works closely with the Payroll Systems and Compliance team to identify issues, implement updates, review custom requests and test effects on processes. Manage team of up to 3 in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. Ensures that department milestones/goals are met and focuses on best practices. Requires 10+ years’ experience in a related area with 1 to 3 years supervisory experience. The primary indicators of a successful Manager of Payroll Operations are strong leadership skills, project implementation, extensive general USA payroll and UKG Pro knowledge, desire to mentor and provide feedback to staff, and strong analytical skills.

-Manages and leads the Payroll team with the goal of implementing best practices and building a world-class organization.

-Develops, implements, and maintains systems, procedures, and policies to ensure adherence to company guidelines.

-Ensure payroll is processed successfully by reviewing compensation, overtime, deductions, GL and taxes.

-Ensures timely and accurate monthly reporting information is sent to appropriate departments.

-Responsible to hiring, training, development, and all people related aspects of leading a high performing team.

- Conduct one on-one meetings with the team, provide coaching and performance reviews

-Timely management and response of payroll incoming communications via employee case management tools and emails from employees and leadership.

-Provide supporting documentation for internal and external audits.

-Have a thorough understanding of internal controls as they relate to Payroll functions.

-Ensure W2 annual employee forms are audited prior to issuing, per government rules and deadlines.


-10+ years’ experience in Payroll Operations with In-House processing and 1 to 3 years supervisory experience.

-Proven track record of effectively communicating with and influencing at all levels.

-Able to help others navigate through difficult situations.

-Highly accurate, analytical, timely and detail oriented.

- Strong judgment with ability to multi-task and effectively deal with projects as well as tactical operational details.

-Results and customer service-oriented individual who possesses a positive can-do attitude, continually striving for excellence.

-Ability to work with individuals, groups and teams to identify issues and solve problems.

-High proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, primarily in Excel, PowerPoint and Word.

-Bachelor’s Degree in Business administration, Accounting, Finance, or related field.

-CPP Certification preferred

-Experience with UKG Pro and Dimensions Timekeeping preferred

Company Overview

Here at UKG, Our Purpose Is People. UKG combines the strength and innovation of Ultimate Software and Kronos, uniting two award-winning, employee-centered cultures. Our employees are an extraordinary group of talented, energetic, and innovative people who care about more than just work. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people. UKG has more than 13,000 employees around the globe and is known for its inclusive workplace culture. Ready to be inspired? Learn more at

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ultimate Kronos Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. 

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Disability Accommodation

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