Manager, Payroll Services

ABB - Cary, NC4.1

30+ days ago
Manager, Payroll Services

Manager, Payroll Services leads a staff of 8 employees performing US payroll operations, associated payroll accounting and payroll tax compliance for ABB, Inc. Over 9,000 ABB active employees are paid either weekly, semi-monthly or monthly. The manager initiates and/or coordinates and monitors multiple critical processes to successfully complete the payroll cycles each month.


• Builds and maintains vendor relationships with our 3rd party payroll provider.

• Manages a team of individuals that supports the ABB US “service-bureau” business model for payroll services. These individuals provide subject matter expertise related to payroll operations and payroll tax.

• Ensures that US payroll services are delivered in accordance with all ABB policy directives and in accordance with federal and state laws and regulations.

• Ensures that associated accounting transactions follow US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and ABB’s corporate accounting policy.

• Proposes and implements the strategic direction of the US Payroll Services organization.

• Accountable for delivering services within annual human resource and budgetary guidelines.

• Seeks to improve the internal control framework around the payroll process.

• Drives implementation of streamlined practices and processes across areas of responsibility which will result in cost reduction, improved internal control, process efficiency and excellent customer (employee) satisfaction.

• Recruits, retains and develops talented team members.

• Builds strong working relationships with various cross-functional groups throughout Human Resources.

• Assists with resource allocation and resolution of resource conflicts.


• Bachelor’s degree required.
• Knowledge of integrated, cross-functional business systems.
• Experience and proficiency with SAP HR/Payroll Modules and general ledger systems.
• Proficiency with MS Excel and other MSOffice applications.
• Demonstrated competence in team leadership, vendor supply management, relationship and consensus building and collaboration across multiple functions
• 10 years managing an end-to-end payroll or HR operation (servicing >5,000 employees) supporting a multi-state corporation.
• Human Resources systems and process / operational expertise.

Additional information

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Cary, North Carolina, USA

Business Unit
Corporate Function Global HR Services

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Human Resources

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