The incumbent will oversee and participate in payroll processing to ensure timely and accurate payrolls; oversee year-end processing and reconciliation of W2s; implement and enforce payroll policies and procedures; recruit new payroll staff and evaluate personnel performance; prepare comprehensive financial and statistical reports related to payroll; collaborate on payroll business processes with stakeholders throughout the County.
The Assistant Payroll Director reports to the Director of Payroll with direct, hands-on responsibility for: • Assisting with the management of a centralized payroll-processing unit utilizing a complex payroll system. • Assisting with the development of various HR payroll processes (e.g., remuneration/tax/insurance calculations, benefits administration, workflow, etc.) that meet the future needs of the County using knowledge of the business process and the related platform functionality to be implemented. • Assisting with the development of a fully automated payroll that is compliant and meets the laws of Federal, State, and Local. The individual in this position will interpret Harris County Personnel Regulations and other payroll laws and rules and ensure compliance. • Working with the ERP implementation project team to deliver a successful project within the defined scope and deliverables on time and on budget according to the project plan.
In addition to being hands-on, the successful candidate will be knowledgeable of federal and state regulations, including wage and hour, tax, garnishment and reporting laws to ensure the company is compliant with federal and state agencies.