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Payroll Accounting Manager 4

Company: Los Alamos National Laboratory
Location: Los Alamos
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in science and engineering on behalf of national security. We are currently seeking an experienced Payroll Accounting Manager 4 to manage the payroll daily operations at our Laboratory in Los Alamos, NM. The selected candidate will report to the Controller division leader and will manage and process the weekly union craft payroll of approximately 1,200 employees, as well as a biweekly, multi-state, non-manual payroll for over 13,000 employees.
In this role, duties include:--------------Managing the Benefit Accounting and Payroll teams and daily payroll operations of the Laboratory, with multiple strict deadlines, while interacting with all levels of staff and management--------------Providing suggestions and solutions for policy or program changes and build internal and external functional partnerships with groups across the organization.--------------Supporting compliance and oversight of internal and external policy, collective bargaining agreements, federal, state and local laws, accounting, audit requirements--and regularly present recommendations to senior management--Minimum Requirements:--------------Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business administration or a related field from an accredited institution; master's degree in accounting or a related field.--------------8 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.--------------Extensive experience managing a complex payroll function in a large organization--------------Extensive experience and knowledge with Microsoft Office Suite and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Accounting Systems.--------------Comprehensive knowledge of FLSA and Davis Bacon Act regulations and requirements, as well as experience working with union payrolls.--------------Demonstrated problem-solving experience, including providing recommendations for improvement and developing strategies and procedures both independently and as a member of management.--------------Strong communication and customer service skills.--Desired Qualifications:----------------Certified Payroll Professional (CPP)----------------Experience working with Oracle--Location:This position will be in Los Alamos NM with the potential for teleworking from a location within 2 hours ground commute of this location. Reporting onsite will be periodically required.--We Are Delivering Scientific Excellence Los Alamos National Laboratory is more than a place to work. It is a catalyst for discovery, innovation, and achievement. These are some of the reasons we attract world-class talent who contribute greatly to our outstanding culture. Professional development, work/life balance and a diverse and inclusive team foster lasting career satisfaction. Our onsite cafeterias and medical, fitness and breastfeeding facilities, education assistance and generous compensation and benefits reflect our commitment to providing our people with all they need for personal and professional growth. Northern New Mexico offers an abundance of wildlife, culture and adventures, including hiking trails and nearby ski resorts. Learn why Los Alamos has been rated #3 by USA Today as one of the "Best Counties to Live In".
Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regards to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status, or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

Keywords: Los Alamos National Laboratory, Santa Fe , Payroll Accounting Manager 4, Human Resources , Los Alamos, New Mexico

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