Payroll Project Manager
Hazlet, NJ 
Posted 2 days ago
Job Description
Job Description

A Payroll Project Manager position is available at one of the world's best fragrance and flavor companies. This New Jersey based position is one that offers a collaborative work environment, experience in a fast-paced industry, and a chance to coordinate, organize and complete tasks necessary for projects required of payroll. Due to acquisitions, the volume and demands of the department have grown exponentially requiring a dedicated resource to meet these mandates. Projects include but are not limited to: state, government, internal and external audits; workers comp audits; quarterly tax adjustments and tax return review; technology requirements such as interface and automation management; SOX testing/signoff; stock vesting's; acquisitions; and divestitures. The position will concentrate on activities outside of the scope of normal day to day payroll processing, enabling and supporting the initiatives to stabilize and standardize payroll. We are looking for a teammate who is a self-starter who can jump in and help with anything and everything payroll-related.

You will spend your time...

  • Meeting the demands of current audit and report requests as well as various payroll projects
  • Maintaining documentation, project history, and knowledge
  • Facilitating project status meetings/report any project updates
  • Influencing others as necessary
  • Maintaining communication of project status to internal and external stakeholders
  • Reporting to upper management progress
  • Ensuring/tracking alignment of project goals, driving results to maintain project delivery according to timelines
Job Requirements

Required Experience:

  • 7+ years of increasing responsibility in payroll
  • Project management experience and the ability to multi-task
  • Proven ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Payroll tax knowledge
  • Technical knowledge in Payroll and Vendor systems

Preferred Experience:

  • Certified Payroll Professional certification
  • Bachelor's degree in business
  • 10+ years of payroll experience

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

It is IFF's policy to comply with applicable federal, state and local laws and to provide equal employment opportunity to Company employees and applicants for employment, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital or civil union status, pregnancy, ancestry, citizenship, age, military or veteran status, protected disability, genetic characteristics, HIV status or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy applies to all aspects of the Company's employment practices, including but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, transfers, promotions, compensation and terminations. Any employee requiring an accommodation of a protected disability should notify management or his or her Human Resources Representative. Employees with questions or concerns about discrimination in the workplace are encouraged to bring these issues to the attention of his or her Human Resources Representative or any other member of management. Appropriate disciplinary action up to and including termination may be taken against any employee who violates this policy.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7+ years
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