Payroll Project Manager in Milwaukee, WI at Pyramid Consulting, Inc

Date Posted: 12/2/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Immediate need for a talented Payroll Project Manager with experience in the Engineering Industry. This is a 11+ Months contract opportunity with long-term potential and is located in Milwaukee, WI. Please review the job description below.
Job ID: 19-53806

Key Responsibilities:
  • Partner with the HRE project Team to provide end to end process design, re-engineering consultation to optimize processes and solutions.
  • Address quality issues around processes and develop action plans.
  • Analysis of payroll processes to identify/quantify opportunities for process simplification, standardization and cost effectiveness/efficiency gains
  • Review, build and maintain complete catalog of process maps and establish local variations.
  • Assess impact of new policies/programs to payroll to ensure appropriate level of process standards have been established
  • Assist with the coordination and completion of a one-year Payroll system conversion.
  • Ability to work actively with vendors to prepare for conversion.
  • Supports all testing and attests to the accuracy of converted data; as well as the accuracy to pay related interfaces to third parties
  • Validates required reports to successfully run payroll and provide key stakeholders with required data for financials.
  • Identify and document project risks, priorities, assumptions, scope and approach.
  • Provide consolidated Project Update/Summary on a weekly basis to Manager
Key Requirements and Technology Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 10+ years’ payroll experience and 8 years in a leadership role.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in payroll process engineering, process mapping, process optimization, and business analysis.
  • 3-5 years of Project Management with emphasis in payroll systems/transformation implementation
  • Extensive experience working with ADP and PeopleSoft payroll systems.
  • Deep functional knowledge of payroll processes is required along with a solid understanding of HR and Payroll regulations and legislation
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to confidently present complex information to all levels of the organization, tailoring the content appropriately for the audience
  • Leader with initiative and drive who collaborates well in a team-oriented environment and builds strong and effective working relationships
  • Attentive to detail with an aptitude for understanding how the details fit and matter within existing processes
  • Commitment-minded and goal-oriented individual with a “will to win” mindset
  • Strong relationship management skills.
  • Able to effectively Interact with and influence multiple levels of the organization
  • Excellent communication, presentation and facilitation skills
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage change in a fast-paced, highly fluid environment
  • Strong consulting and negotiation skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities concurrently
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Identify and document project risks, priorities, assumptions, scope and approach.
  • Provide quality written documents to management for review before distribution.
  • Provide consolidated Project Update/Summary on a weekly basis to Manager
  • Work with all levels of management to plan business and technology initiatives.
  • Coordination of deliverables, testing requirements, and follow-up.
  • Perform full payroll cycle processing tasks as necessary
  • Identify and document areas of opportunity for process improvement thru interviews and analysis
  • Submit accurate and timely expense reports per guidelines outlined in the Travel Policy
Our client is a leading Engineering Industry and we are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar contract positions. If you are interested in this position, please apply online for immediate consideration.