Senior Payroll Manager


Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President, the Senior Payroll Manager is responsible for the bi-weekly payroll processing function for over 1,500 employees.  Manages the maintenance of the SAP Payroll system in conjunction with IT staff and take a lead role in tax and payroll compliance reporting. Responsible for the supervision of the Payroll staff.
Payroll Management

  • Manages, develops and modifies SAP payroll system requirements.
  • Develops custom reports to meet the requirements of Library management.
  • Ensures payroll operations are carried out in an efficient, effective, accurate and expedient manner.
  • Leads the continued implementation of the SAP payroll system as required.
  • Works internally with the Finance and Human Resources departments to address matters relating to payroll.
  • Ensures progressive and innovative ideas and processes are researched and implemented to increase productivity.  Ensures key stakeholders receive the information required to make staffing decisions.
  • Acts as the key internal and external contact for audits of payroll; provides support as necessary to the Benefits Administrator.
  • Ensures full utilization of all payroll systems applications, including managing and testing all implementations and system enhancement upgrades.
  • Establishes, documents, and manages payroll internal controls emphasizing data integrity, reporting, security and compliance.
  • Maintains knowledge of and ensures compliance with all legal, federal and state requirements and government reporting regulations affecting payroll, tax and garnishments.
  • Ensures all year-end processes (W-2, etc.) are handled in a timely and proper manner.

Staff Supervision

  • Ensures performance reviews are accurate and completed in a timely manner and in accordance with the Library’s performance management system for staff.
  • Ensures that performance documentation is maintained, up-to-date and accurate.   
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of five (5) years of related experience required. In-depth knowledge and deep understanding of SAP system architecture, reporting, analytics and tax compliance. Must have the ability to multi-task and work under pressure with strict deadlines. Must have the ability to motivate, mentor and lead a team. Excellent oral & written business communication skills required.


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Please email your resume and cover letter to: Employment@queenslibrary.org and reference “Senior Payroll Manager – QLWEB” in the subject line. Resumes will only be accepted by email.

The Queens Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.