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Director of Payroll

Company: SI Scholastic Inc.
Location: Newark
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:THE OPPORTUNITYAs -Payroll Director, you will support and manage all aspects of the employee payroll process from preparation, records maintenance, record general ledger activity and monthly/annual filing and reporting. You will help shape the payroll function by implementing system and process improvements. - Interaction with outside groups, such HRIS, Legal, Finance, Benefits and Human Resources is critical.RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Payroll- Manage payroll process for US payroll, multi-state and multi division via Workday in a Shared Service Environment.
  • Kronos Timekeeper integration
  • Reconcile payroll and payroll taxes.
  • Ensure Compliance with Federal, State and Local regulations labor laws. - -
  • Perform periodic audits of the payroll system data to ensure accuracy of employee pay information. Design and implement process improvements and internal controls to the payroll process.
  • Lead all aspects of the monthly financial reporting process as it relates to payroll related items. Produce additional reporting as needed for other internal and external reporting purposes on employee headcount and payroll related information.
  • Annual Bonus and Stock recording.
  • Resolve payroll issues
  • Partner with Legal to provide information for SEC reporting and Proxy filing.
  • Work closely with HRIS, Finance, Legal, and Human Resources.
  • Tax Filings
  • Fidelity Reporting
  • Miscellaneous Integrations for benefits and New Hire Reporting
  • In performing the above, exercise the highest degree of confidentiality relative to all payroll information and employee privacy initiatives.
  • May be opportunities to assist with International payroll implementations.WHO WE AREScholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) is the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books, a leading provider of core literacy curriculum and professional services, and a producer of educational and entertaining children's media. The Company creates quality books and ebooks, print and technology-based learning programs for pre-K to grade 12, classroom magazines and other products and services - that support children's learning both in school and at home. With operations in 14 international offices and exports to 165 countries, Scholastic makes quality, affordable books available to all children around the world through school-based book clubs and book fairs, classroom collections, school and public libraries, retail and online. - True to its mission of 100+ years to encourage the personal and intellectual growth of all children beginning with literacy, the Company has earned a reputation as a trusted partner to educators and families. Learn more at .Some benefits that we offer:--- -100% vested of 401(k) Retirement Plan after 5 years employment--- -Up to 1M worth of supplemental Life Insurance--- -Tuition Reimbursement--- -Purchase Scholastic stock at a 15% discountThank you for your consideration in choosing Scholastic.#LI-MA1QualificationsHOW YOU CAN FIT - - - (Qualifications)
    • 10 plus years of extensive experience and knowledge of the payroll function, including preparation, balancing, internal control, and payroll taxes.
    • 7 plus years exp with driving payroll strategy and process improvements Passionate about improving processes and developing innovative solutions
    • Reconcile payroll and payroll taxes and the related balance sheets accounts to the General Ledger.
    • Proven excellence in developing / revamping internal operations
    • Experienced reliable, able to make independent decisions, and to juggle multiple tasks and priorities effectively
    • Have a strong sense of ownership; you don't shy away from the details and you're committed to completing each task with a high degree of accuracy
    • Tech savvy, with a strong understanding of the landscape of WorkDay and Kronos systems
    • Proficiency in advanced Microsoft Excel skills
    • Bachelor's Degree preferred.Scholastic offers above market compensation packages and benefits, including equity, health insurance, and relocation assistance.Scholastic is an equal opportunity employer.Time Type:Full timeJob Type:RegularJob Family Group:FinanceLocation Region/State:New JerseyEEO Statement:Scholastic is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our policy is clear: there shall be no discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam veteran. Those factors shall not influence the determination of qualifications for a job or other opportunity within the company. Further, all personnel actions (such as compensation, tuition aid, benefits, transfers, promotions, and dismissals, company-sponsored training, social and recreational programs) shall be administered without discrimination.

Keywords: SI Scholastic Inc., Newark , Director of Payroll, Human Resources , Newark, New Jersey

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