Job Openings

Payroll Manager

Job ID: BH431723

Category: Payroll Manager, Payroll Coordinator, Payroll Clerk, Payroll

Specialty: Accounting & Finance

Payroll Manager
1-year contract

Location: Wauwatosa, WI – Onsite (hybrid remote/onsite schedule)

Hours: M-F 8hrs/day – 40hrs/wk
Industry: Manufacturing & Industrial Engineering
Interview Process: Video Call or In-Person

Must Haves:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Experience as a payroll manager

Job Description/Overview:


-Oversees Payroll process/system, time-keeper tasks and tax payments/filing including compliance with state and federal regulations and company guidelines.
-Provides direction and oversight to the Payroll, Time and Attendance, HR, Benefits, Accounting departments both within the corporate organization and at the Group or Division level.
-Evaluates our systems and recommends continuous improvement opportunities in relation to systems, reports, etc.
-Advises management on payroll and resolves payroll issues. Performs full range of managerial responsibilities which may include but not limited to interviewing, hiring, coaching, and developing employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; EEO/AA, performance management, department budget.
-Performs other duties as assigned 


-Ability to motivate, guide, mentor, supervise and review work of multi-functional staff groups.
-Thorough knowledge of payroll practices including payroll rules, regulations, and tax withholding laws.
-Strong analytical skills & ability to devise & solicit new approaches to solving system problems & automating payroll processes. -Demonstrated understanding of internal control systems & their use in obtaining reliable & timely payroll records & information.
-Strong written, verbal & interpersonal communication skills for effective interaction with diverse groups.
-Ability to motivate, guide, mentor, supervise and review work of multi-functional staff groups.
-Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location.
-Strong computer literacy, especially spreadsheet and document software.

The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Temp/Contract

Location: Wauwatosa, Wisconsin