Payroll Manager Staffing Denver

Alternate Titles: Payroll Clerk, Payroll Specialist, Payroll Coordinator, Payroll Administrator, Payroll Assistant, Accounting Technician, Payroll Representative


Payroll Managers are usually found in larger companies as they manage the activities of 2 or more payroll units within a large centralized payroll department. This position reports to the most senior payroll position in a large organization such as Director / Vice President of Payroll. The Payroll Manager establishes and implements policies with respect to payroll advancements, garnishments, and unusual deductions.

Education, Experience, & Certifications

  • 5 or more years of payroll or closely related experience
  • Previous supervisory experience
  • A bachelor's degree in accounting, business, or a related field
  • Proficiency in MS Word applications
  • Experience and proficiency with automated payroll processing services such as ADP, Paycheck
  • CPP designation preferred

Typical Duties May Include:

  • Supervision of one or more Payroll Supervisors as direct reports
  • Preparation/processing and one or more related responsibilities such as tax reporting, benefits-records administration, or payroll systems maintenance
  • May manage a regional or sectional payroll and related activities in an organization that has multiple stand-alone payrolls reporting to a centralized payroll authority

Note: Should Payroll Manager spend more than 50% of time personally performing payroll processing and related activities, match the position to Lead Payroll Administrator.