HRIS/Payroll Manager

Boston, MA | Direct Hire

Post Date: 01/16/2018 Job ID: 80280 Specialty: Human Resources/Training

A prestigious law firm in Boston, MA is seeking an HRIS/Payroll Manager to join their team. As the HRIS/Payroll Manager, you will collaborate with and report to the Human Resources Director, Benefits and HRIS/Payroll (“ Director”) on the overall strategy and the needs of the firm.  The focus of the HRIS/Payroll Manager will be administering, controlling and providing direction of the HRIS/Payroll systems. Apply today!

Responsibilities for the HRIS/Payroll Manager:
  • Administer HRIS, Payroll and Time and Attendance System
  • Coordinate activities related to the design, implementation, maintenance, enhancement and use of the HRIS including evaluating database file structures, access methods, data relationships, impact of new/ change applications, and coordinating conversion of existing applications
  • Analyze HRIS and Payroll issues and develop resolutions as related to data integrity, reporting, metrics, and new hire and payroll processing
  • Develop and manage the HRIS/Payroll team
  • Create and maintain system security levels for HRIS systems
  • Ensure HIPAA standards for electronic data interchange (EDI) are implemented and followed
  • Interact with vendors for maintenance, troubleshooting, and upgrades
  • Provide training and support to end users
  • Document process and results and recommend process improvements
  • Provide general support for HRIS system including resolving issues, unexpected results, process flaws, performing scheduled activities and recommending solutions or alternative ways to meet requirements
  • Maintain thorough knowledge of the firm’ s Human Resources policies and procedures
  • Maintain awareness of legislative rulings related to benefits, payroll and HR
  • Maintain current knowledge of federal and state privacy laws and ensure protection of privacy when dealing with protected health information (“ PHI”)
  • Maintain awareness of changes and current trends in the HRIS/Payroll arena, and continually increase HRIS applications and tools knowledge
  • Serve as liaison to others such as payroll, IT, third party vendors
  • Write, maintain and support a variety of standard and ad hoc reports and queries
  • Help to maintain data integrity by running regular audits, queries and analyzing data
  • Research exceptions and resolve data integrity issues
  • Develop user procedures, guidelines and documentation
  • Consult with end users to define user needs, reporting requirements and problems
  • Train users on system and any new functionalities including but not limited to reporting, data entry and general functionality
  • Assume additional responsibilities as needed
Requirements for the HRIS/Payroll Manager:
  • Bachelor’ s Degree in Human Resources, Computer Science, or equivalent
  • 10+ years of HRIS and payroll experience, prior experience managing staff
  • Experience with Ceridian Day Force is preferred
  • Extensive knowledge of HRIS database design, structure, functions and processes, and HRIS technology including HRIS software applications, web page design, Crystal reporting, Microsoft SQL service and information management techniques
  • Proven leadership and management abilities
  • Demonstrated experience in employee relations, performance improvement and separations
  • Outstanding sense of customer service, with demonstrated ability to instill this in others
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills with an ability to influence others
  • Ability to function in a fast-paced, service-oriented environment, prioritize multiple projects on a daily basis, and adjust to shifting priorities
  • Strong planning, project management and organizational skills
  • Strong sense of urgency and a high-energy level
  • Facility analyzing, working with and presenting data
  • Ability to collaborate and gain the respect, trust and confidence of the Firm’ s attorneys and professional staff
  • Possess a “ hands-on” tactical approach
  • Creative, resourceful and proactive approach to problem solving
  • Demonstrated ability to grasp and implement new concepts quickly
  • Must display the highest level of diplomacy, tact and discretion, with comfort in handling and maintaining confidential information
  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in using Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to quickly get up to speed and master new applications and software
  • Strong organizational skills with great attention to detail
  • Strong multi-tasking and prioritizing skills with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a customer service focus
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship                      

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