Payroll Manager

Booz Allen Hamilton - Herndon, VA3.9

Full-time
Key Role:
Direct the strategic initiative of the complete labor accounting and payroll cycle for Booz Allen’s 24,000 employees. Manage four direct reports responsible for the daily operations of the firm’s international and US payroll operations, including oversight of third-party payroll vendors. Maintain an effective customer service focus to resolve employee queries. Engage with legal, compliance, international operations, human resources, general accounting, and the tax departments to ensure the payroll process is operating effectively, compliant on all regulatory requirements, and meeting corporate goals. Recruit and hire, train, and develop staff members. Review and resolve issues affecting company compliance, legal requirements, and client or company objectives, and ensure SOX compliance via self-testing and continuous audits. Support the completion of payroll, tax, SOX, and accounting audits from internal and external auditors.

Basic Qualifications:
  • 15+ years of experience with payroll or accounting
  • 10+ years of experience with managing complex payroll or departments with large firms of 10K+ employees
  • Experience with ADP, Celergo, Peoplesoft, Deltek, Costpoint, and Workday
  • Experience with international and US payroll management and expatriate and local payroll concepts, including exchange rate processes
  • Experience in communicating with executive leadership
  • Experience in analyzing processes and access controls, planning improvements, driving change, and managing priorities
  • Experience with system implementations, acquisitions, and transformation initiatives
  • Knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures of payroll
  • BA or BS degree in Accounting
  • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP)
Additional Qualifications:
  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Possession of excellent writing skills
  • MA or MS degree or MBA in a related field
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