Manager of Payroll (Downtown Dallas)

Accretive Solutions’ Executive Search Practice has been engaged by an excellent, global professional services firm to recruit a Manager of Payroll to join their team, located in Downtown Dallas. They are targeting a degreed, 5+ year’ payroll manager with multi-state and Kronos experience. International experience and a CPP are preferred. The company is growing and established, has a great culture, and excellent benefits. Salary up to $90K + bonus.


This exempt position oversees payroll administration. The Manager of Payroll is responsible for monitoring all tasks necessary to accomplish the firm’s payroll processing objectives, including the proper administration of the compensation and draw payment process for the firm’s employees and partners in both the United States and Mexico. This position is also responsible for preparing payroll tax and related compliance filings to various government agencies.

Essential Duties
• Oversee preparation of semi-monthly payroll data for implementation by the Payroll Specialist;
• Responsible for proper administration and filing of payroll taxes;
• Prepare and submit payroll related compliance reports to appropriate government agencies;
• Overall responsibility for creation and maintenance of data residing in the payroll system;
• Responsible for staff timekeeping system setups;
• Oversee the electronic organization and storage of Professional and Senior Consultant compensation arrangements;
• Review final compensation payment calculations and advise management of any issues of concern related to the payment amounts;
• Support various administrative, reporting and auditing tasks related to payroll, benefits and compensation planning.
• Review and analyze current payroll, benefits and tax procedures in order to recommend and implement changes leading to best-practice operations.

Other Duties
• May assist in compilation and preparation of various confidential reports;
• Perform other related duties as assigned.


The Manager of Payroll should have proficient knowledge in regards to payroll administration and a solid understanding of employee benefit plans and basic accounting principles.

This position requires an extremely detail orientated person with significant knowledge of payroll administration, including state and federal regulations. The incumbent should possess excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as being highly organized. Must have the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of internal and external clients. Must be able to function under short time constraints, be computer literate, and proficient at Microsoft Office (especially Excel), and have a strong ability to learn new software tools.

The Manager of Payroll should have a minimum of five years of experience managing a multi-state payroll department, as well as an overall general accounting experience; experience preparing and submitting payroll-related compliance reports to appropriate government agencies; and domestic and international payroll experience preferred.

Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, or a related field required. Certification as a CPP (Certified Payroll Professional) preferred.


If you, or someone you know, meet these requirements and are interested in learning more about this exciting career opportunity, please contact Jennifer Weiss at and include an updated resume/CV.

Corporate Statement: 

Accretive Solutions is a national professional services firm providing Consulting, Staffing, and Outsourcing solutions to a wide variety of organizations from start-ups to the Fortune 500. We specialize in solving problems in Accounting & Finance, Governance & Compliance, Information Technology and Business Transformation. Our Executive Search practice has a long and successful history of identifying great talent on behalf of our clients and their organizations.

Throughout our 30 year history performing Executive Search, we have earned an excellent reputation for delivering results and operating with the highest degree of integrity and professionalism. One of the things that set us apart is our practice of always doing what is in the best interests of those we serve - both clients and candidates alike.

Accretive Solutions is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Date: 

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 22:00

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