The Payroll and Payments Manager plans, develops, interprets, and implements all activities of the Payroll and Payments Department through staff in a highly demanding and fast-paced environment.
The Position is committed toward continuous improvement in accuracy, efficiency and service levels. In addition, this position develops and executes vision for future processes and systems including project plans, monitoring and reporting of process improvement initiatives. Other key areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to, leadership in addressing financial controls with both internal and external stakeholders; being an expert in compliance with federal and Colorado state laws as they impact compensation and tax reporting, and bargaining unit contracts.
It also provides development support and implementation of City's policies and procedures; takes ownership of software systems that support payroll processing and reporting; organize, assign, direct, review and evaluate the work of assigned staff, and provides training to all staff and/or identifies training opportunities for the team. The role must stay abreast of the latest developments in compensation and pension law and serves as the subject matter expert on all payroll issues. In partnership with Human Resources, the position also guides management toward resolution of compensation issues to ensure compliance with the law yet address