• Associate Manager, Payroll

    Location US-NC-Raleigh
    Posting date 1 month ago(10/2/2018 4:13 AM)
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  • Company description

    At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

    Job summary

    The Red Hat Payroll team in North America (NA) is looking for an Associate Payroll Manager to join us in Raleigh, NC. In this role, you will be a member of the Red Hat Finance team. Your primary responsibility will be to manage the operational side of payroll for the U.S. and Canada regions. Your work on payrolls will include employee stock purchase plans (ESPPs), stock options, restricted stock unit (RSU) vestings, and assisting with international payroll requests to ensure accurate and timely pay for all associates.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Manage and guarantee disbursement of multi-state payroll, including garnishments, benefits, and taxes to 4500+ associates, consistent with federal and state wages and hour laws
    • Ensure that the processing of new hires, temporary workers, transfers, promotions, and terminations is accurate and timely
    • Critically review and analyze current payroll, benefits, and tax procedures to recommend and implement changes leading to best practice operations
    • Communicate continuously with the Director of Global Payroll on the payroll status and issues
    • Partner with People (HR), Benefits, Tax, and Equity teams and other cross-functional areas
    • Manage regular preparation of relevant management reports, including bi-weekly, monthly, quarterly, and year-end reports regarding gross payroll, hours worked, paid time off (PTO) accrual, tax deductions, benefit deductions, etc.
    • Assist with audits of internal records, workers’ compensation, tax filings, 401k, and related documentation
    • Supervise three payroll analysts in carrying out the responsibility for payroll preparation
    • Oversee Sarbanes-Oxley testing and process

    Required skills

    • 5+ years of people management experience with 10+ years of experience in payroll processing; some knowledge of international payroll is a plus
    • Good knowledge of equity compensation reference stock exercised transactions
    • Extensive knowledge of federal and state laws pertaining to payroll and benefits including FLSA, FMLA, ADA, and ERISA and workers’ compensation
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks at once and meet deadlines
    • Solid interpersonal skills; ability to interact with all levels of the organization with diplomacy and tact
    • Demonstrated ability to work as a team with a high level of initiative and confidentiality
    • Ability to work under a flexible schedule at critical reporting deadlines
    • Organized, detailed, meticulous, and with good math skills

    The following are considered a plus:

    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, or a related field or equivalent work experience
    • Advanced knowledge of ADP PayForce payroll processing system
    • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) certification

    Red Hat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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