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Director of Payroll

Company: Think Together
Location: Santa Ana
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Director of Payroll -
Founded in 1997, Think Together partners with schools to change the odds for kids by providing award-winning programs during and outside the school day. We're one of California's largest nonprofits working in school districts from San Diego to San Francisco. Whether you're interested in early learning, elementary, middle or high school, you can invest in your community by working at a local school or working within our home office providing support!
GENERAL PURPOSE OF JOB:The Director of Payroll is an essential position supporting the Human Capital function of all payroll procedures for the organization. This role directs all aspects of payroll operations, which includes overseeing company payments, reviewing payroll changes and compiling payroll summaries for senior leadership review.

  • Responsible for development of policies and procedures related to accuracy and efficiency of payroll processing
  • Supervises, trains, assists and mentors payroll Provides formal and informal feedback to staff.
  • Maintains payroll information by designing systems; directing the collection, calculation, and entering of data.
  • Reports any issues to senior leadership and provides feedback on improving payroll systems
  • Prepares reports by compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages.
  • Audits payroll transactions to ensure that accounts, payment dates and taxes are accurate and up to date
  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising leadership on needed action


    • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration, Finance, or related field
    • Minimum 5+ years of payroll and people management experience required
    • CCP certification preferred
    • Knowledge of fundamental payroll concepts
    • Familiarity with enterprise HR data systems; ADP Workforce Now knowledge preferred
    • Strong interpersonal, communication, organizational, and administrative skills
    • Highly collaborative, with a strong desire to support, enable, and coach others
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office software and tools, including advanced Excel

      • Strong attention to detail, with excellent analytical skills
      • Strong sense of urgency, with demonstrated ability to work under tight deadlines and prioritize multiple activities
      • High integrity with proven ability to handle extremely sensitive and confidential information
      • Demonstrated track record of being a self-starter, with the initiative and perseverance to deliver results
      • Application of analytical and problem-solving skills
      • Project management and process improvement
      • Strategic planning and execution to plan
      • Must pass Live Scan (criminal background check via fingerprinting)
      • Satisfactory Tuberculosis Test

        Think Together is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, religious creed, physical disability, mental disability, age for individuals age 40 and over, medical condition (as defined by state law (for example, cancer or genetic characteristics or HIV/AIDS), marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Our management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and general treatment during employment.

Keywords: Think Together, Santa Ana , Director of Payroll, Human Resources , Santa Ana, California

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