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Payroll Manager

Department: Accounting
Location: Birmingham, AL
Company: AFC Alabama


Pays employees and compiles payroll information by managing the payroll preparation; completing reports; maintaining records.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage and guarantee weekly and bi-weekly disbursement of multi-state payroll for 1,500+ employees consistent with federal and state wage and hour laws
  • Responsible for all multi-state taxation activities related to payroll, including federal, state and local tax. Work closely with external payroll vendor on tax filling reconciliation and payroll-related tax funding.
  • Must adhere to and enforce payroll policies, procedures, and regulations
  • Perform a wide variety of record keeping and payroll processing activities, including computing wage and overtime payments, calculating and recording retroactive payments, increases, vacation/sick time accruals, payroll labor allocations, reporting and payroll deductions
  • Process wage verifications
  • Balance the payroll accounts by resolving payroll discrepancies
  • Review and analyze payroll data and reports for accuracy, and resolve discrepancies to ensure accurate posting to payroll records
  • Prepare, process and track wage garnishments and child support orders
  • Preparing and filing withholding tax reports
  • Gathering payroll data for inclusion in financial statements, and researching and preparing special reports for management

Other Duties and Responsibilities

  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned


  • 3+ years’ experience managing a multi-state payroll department, including staff
  • Must have in-house payroll experience
  • Working experience of payroll tax at the federal, state and local levels
  • QuickBooks and ADP knowledge preferred
  • Knowledge of payroll principles, practices, regulations and procedures
  • Strong organization skills, attention to detail and follow through to resolve any outstanding issues
  • Accurate data entry skills and the ability to navigate through multiple software systems simultaneously
  • Strong time and people management skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent customer service with both internal and external
  • Communicate with managers, supervisors, co-workers, citizens, and others, maintains confidentiality
  • Knowledge of applicable local, state and federal payroll and related tax laws, regulations and skill in preparing detailed reports
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field preferred





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