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Payroll Director

Pike Electric, Inc
Charlotte, NC 28202
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Position Summary:

The Payroll Director is accountable for the execution and administration of all aspects of the Companys multi state weekly payroll process. This role will also be accountable to design short-term and long-term organization, process and policy strategies for the payroll function, as well as identify and implement continuous improvement in payroll operations. This role will also serve as a key lead in the remaining implementation and optimization projects associated with Oracle Payroll. This role will be the primary liaison with HR/Benefits, Payroll Billing, Corporate and Operational leadership and ADP to ensure process goals and requirements are communicated timely and met. This role will lead the department culture to reflect excellent customer service, work quality, responsiveness and teamwork.

Essential Functions:

  • Directs payroll operations, processes, and strategies for multiple business units, meeting all deadlines and related responsibilities

  • Partners with ADP to ensure the successful processing of wage payments, payroll tax returns, garnishments and annual W2 processes

  • Provides timely customer service to our employees for payroll related questions and corrections as necessary

  • Partners with HR in aligning and implementing a more sophisticated, automated payroll and benefits system

  • Communicates actively with operations, HR and reimbursement departments to review and monitor cross-departmental impacts of processes

  • Supervises and develop the staff of payroll specialists

  • Maintains system integrity and validation of all benefit accruals

  • Develops and provides key payroll metrics and benchmark reports to management

  • Provides wage information analysis to auditors for workers compensation, 401(K) and government audits as required

  • Maintains a high degree of confidentiality at all times due to access to sensitive information

  • Maintains payroll guidelines by writing and updating policies and procedures.

  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.

  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

  • Maintains payroll staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.

  • Maintains payroll staff job results by counseling and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.

  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Minimum Requirements:

  • 7+ years of payroll management experience in a company with 5,000 10,000 employees

  • Experience with Oracle Cloud payroll a plus

  • A solid understanding of payroll process and tax filing

  • Acute attention to detail, process and organization

  • Advanced Excel and MS Office skills

  • Bachelors degree in a related field

  • Excellent customer service and communication skills

  • Ability to present, communicate initiatives, results, and analyses to multiple levels of management

  • Able to lead and mentor a team

  • Have interpersonal skills to deal effectively with all business contacts

  • Professional appearance and demeanor

  • Work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.

Work Environment:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work). The employee may be subject to one or more of the following atmospheric conditions that affect the respiratory system of the skin: fumes, odors, dust, mists, gases, or poor ventilation.


  • Problem Solving/Analysis
  • Thoroughness

  • Communication Proficiency

  • Personal Effectiveness/Credibility

  • Business Acumen

  • Presentation Skills

  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills

  • Self-Motivated

  • Team-Oriented

  • Customer Oriented

  • Must be able to follow Company safety rules and all other Company policies.


NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as requested to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Posted: 2021-11-11 Expires: 2021-12-10
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