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Manager-Payroll Systems Implementation

Accounting & Finance
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The Manager, Payroll Systems Implementation will manage the implementation process from the current payroll system to a Cloud based solution. Utilize best practices and methods to implement and administer payroll processes while maintaining mandated payroll regulations, contractual obligations and company policy.  Lead a team through the analysis, design, and testing phases of payroll projects. Guide, mentor and coach payroll staff.


  1. Lead activities during the analysis, design, configuration and testing phases of system implementation projects and assist in the development of project plans.  Facilitate and/or participate in system requirements and design sessions. 
  2. Partner with the function SME’s to develop specifications and configuration for the new system to ensure user acceptance, adoption and usability of the new tool.
  3. Complete or assist in documenting system functional specifications. Document and review design in collaboration with users and technical resources.
  4. Create and deliver status reports related to the implementation process.
  5. Provide support to other departments including responding to payroll data requests and providing payroll activity reports.
  6. Ensure compliance with Federal and State laws and IRS rules in withholding of Social Security, Medicare, Federal and local tax, all gross to net deductions, direct deposit, banking, SOX controls and any other payroll requirements.
  7. Design, develop and facilitate training for the payroll team and field employees.
  8. Partner with users to understand needs and develop plans for meeting those needs. Prioritize system and data functionality requirements based on user needs and project constraints. Resolve user questions and recommend process improvements.


  1. Adaptability - Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment (e.g., people, processes, structure, or culture); adjusting effectively to change by exploring the benefits, trying new approaches, and collaborating with others to make the change successful.
  2. Building Trusting Relationships - Using appropriate interpersonal styles to establish effective relationships with customers and internal partners; interacting with others in a way that promotes openness and trust and gives them confidence in one’s intentions.
  3. Collaborating - Working cooperatively with others to help a team or work group achieve its goals.
  4. Communication - Conveying information and ideas clearly and concisely to individuals or groups in an engaging manner that help them understand and retain the message; listening actively to others.
  5. Continuous Learning - Actively identifying new areas for learning; regularly creating and taking advantage of learning opportunities; using newly gained knowledge and skill on the job and learning through their application.
  6. Initiating Action - Taking prompt action to accomplish work goals; taking action to achieve results beyond what is required; being proactive.
  7. Work Standards - Setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.




  1. Five (5) years of experience.
  2. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business or related field. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  3. Experience managing a system implementation, writing requirements, developing testing scripts, system adoption etc.
  4. Demonstrated strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  5. Demonstrated organizational and prioritization skills; ability to handle multiple tasks/projects simultaneously.
  6. Proven ability to be flexible in developing creative solutions to business issues, yet maintaining equity and integrity within the business.
  7. Self-starter with proven ability to work with minimal direction and in somewhat ambiguous situations.
  8. Thorough working knowledge of MS Office, including Excel, Word, and Power Point.
  9. Extensive experience with and proven ability to utilize Excel in complex spreadsheet analyses.
  10. Effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.



  1. Experience with Oracle cloud based solutions.
  2. Thorough working knowledge of Oracle HRMS




This job operates in a professional office environment indoors. Routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.




The position requires the ability to spend long hours sitting or standing while using office equipment and computers. Ability to perform repetitive tasks such as typing and keying. Occasional lifting, pushing/pulling, carrying 10 lbs of supplies and materials is required.


YRC Worldwide is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Minorities/Females/Persons with Disabilities/Protected Veterans


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