Senior Payroll Lead - Technology - New York (Contract to Hire)

Job Title: Senior Payroll Lead - Technology - New York (Contract to Hire)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Manhattan, New York
Salary: US$55.00 - US$60 per hour
Reference: BBBH21769_1560793171
Contact Name: Robynne McPadden
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 17, 2019 18:39

Job Description

A leading tech firm specializing in finance, media and philanthropy are looking for a well-established Finance Operations professional to take on a leadership role within the Payroll Department.

Role overview:

  • Own the payroll preparation and production process for US and Canadian entities (c13,000+ payrolls)
  • Liaise with the external vendor to ensure compliance with tax and regulatory reporting standards
  • Directly manage a team of payroll professionals as well as regularly interact with an internal projects team who are rolling out a new payroll system
  • Advocate for best practice when it comes to payroll policies and procedures, as well as making recommendations for improvements as required


  • Highly organized with an excellent attention to detail and the ability to juggle multiple projects as well as ensuring accurate delivery of BAU deliverables
  • Experience running teams and large volumes of payroll processing having worked within a complex, multi-national environment
  • Demonstrate excellent line management skills including direct management, building and developing teams
  • Experience of Ceridian Dayforce as well as either Workday, PeopleSoft or similar

This position would be a six month contract with the potential for conversion to full-time upon successful completion of the initial contract.

For further information, please reach out ASAP to Robynne McPadden at Twenty Recruitment.