Assistant Director of Payroll

Bergen Community College, the No. 1 institution in New Jersey for associate degree graduates four years in a row, serving a diverse student body on its suburban campus, has a leadership opportunity for an Assistant Director of Payroll.  At the direction of the Director of Human Resources and Employee Relations, the Assistant Director will lead the day-to-day operations of the Payroll department, oversee design and implementation for payroll related projects, and directs the team in completion of all payroll processing and production related activities; manages the activities of the payroll department in carrying out the responsibility for payroll preparation/processing, tax reporting and payroll system maintenance, ensures all processes are executed appropriately and in a timely manner and ensures adherence to all government tax code regulations, employment contracts and generally accepted accounting principles.  The Assistant Director directly supervises the Senior Payroll Generalists.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in finance, business or related field required; Master’s Degree in Business Management or related field preferred; CPP (Certified Payroll Professional) designation a plus;   Minimum of 5 or more years of payroll experience with increasing responsibilities, including demonstrated payroll management experience; comprehensive and working knowledge of integrated human resources/payroll systems (Colleague preferred), particularly with end-to-end payroll functions preferred; possesses comprehensive knowledge of payroll best practices and procedures and maintains a working knowledge of existing and new legislation; experience in working with union and non-union environments as well as experience in performance appraisals and feedback, training and mentoring payroll staff and supporting employees.  Demonstrated skill to work with a variety of computer software, database management and other payroll management software applications with strong, independent project management skills; must be a working manager and self-starter with the ability to manage multiple deadlines in a fast pace environment with minimal supervision.  Demonstrates understanding of the community college mission; exhibits strong skills in leadership, managing people, communication, customer and student focus, building relationships, organizing and planning.

Contact:

All interested candidates should send a letter of intent (including the job code AD-PAYROLL), curriculum vitae, and three professional references with current contact information.  To ensure full consideration, all requested application materials must be received by May 17, 2019.  Send materials by e-mail with the appropriate job code in the subject line to employment@bergen.edu.

Bergen Community College
Department of Human Resources
400 Paramus Road, Room A-316
Paramus, New Jersey 07652 

 EOE/NJ First Act Employer
Smoke-Free and Drug-Free Workplace

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Author: pbonomolo

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