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Director of Payroll

Buffalo, New York
Job Type
19 May 2023
Director of Payroll

SHIFT: Full-Time, Days


Weekly Paychecks
Health, Dental, Life Insurance
Referral Bonus up to $500/referral


The Director of Payroll oversees and monitors all aspects of payroll operations and Management of the Payroll Department. Supervises the Payroll processes and procedures, including taxes, legal compliance, and site/Collective Bargaining Agreement requirements in support of organizational objectives. Must possess strong knowledge of federal and state payroll tax and compensation laws. Oversight of federal and state tax payment processing, quarterly payroll tax returns, W-2s, electronic transmissions, and banking functions (including ACH and positive pay).


Responsible for building new pay rules resulting from changes in federal and state regulations and union negotiations
Facilitate the creation of documentation of system functions and capabilities and the training of payroll specialists, and assist HRIS in the training of timekeepers and system-wide Management in the use of the systems
Support of application upgrades and expansions of functionality to meet changing user and organizational needs, including but not limited to testing and implementing of the functional changes
Provides analysis and recommendations of key departmental objectives ongoing to Senior Management for all teams
Creates productive relationships with internal partners such as Senior Leadership, Finance, IT, and other support functions
Responsible for ensuring the integrity of internal data, database files, tables, and reports to support the organization


Bachelor of Science in Business, Finance, HR, or a related field required
10-15 years of experience managing Payroll and HR systems required
A minimum of three (3) years of payroll system implementation experience, including Time and Attendance and ERP Systems, is required for KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, AND ABILITY
Excellent knowledge of applicable current Federal and New York State wage and hour laws and regulatory requirements
Solid PC skills utilizing Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint software applications
Multi-Systems knowledge and experience -Kronos • Strong process orientation and project management skills
Expertise in leading and managing significant change initiatives and continuous improvements in payroll processing and in labor analytics
Proven track record in building partnerships and relationships with internal customers at all levels
Ability to successfully carry out roles and responsibilities within a fast, team-based work environment
Strong attention to detail and accuracy
Excellent communications skills, problem-solving abilities, customer service, and organizational skills
Excellent problem analysis and resolution skill
Excellent customer orientation, including strong written and verbal interpersonal communications skills
Excellent analytical skills referred to certifications: CPP, SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, PHR, or SPHR.


The McGuire Group
Attn: Allison Agnello, Corporate Recruiter
455 Cayuga Rd, Suite 200 Buffalo, NY 14225
TEXT: for more information


The McGuire Group is a portfolio of six health care facilities in New York state, including: Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg; Brookhaven Health Care Facility in East Patchogue; Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga; Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Williamsville; Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda and Seneca Health Care Center in West Seneca. We're proud to be a family of high-quality health care providers that also includes Absolut Care, Taconic Health Care and VestraCare.

Our team is comprised of charismatic, smile-bringing, life-saving, compassionate caregivers who love to make a difference in the lives of our residents. Together, we have the privilege of caring for and learning from more than 2,800 extraordinary legends while providing them with superior levels of nursing and rehabilitative services.

Our collective stories; our legends are what help define our organization and the outstanding care we provide. We are Legends Caring for Legends, and we invite you to join our team!

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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  • Job Reference: 1010170115-2
  • Date Posted: 19 May 2023
  • Recruiter: The McGuire Group
  • Location: Buffalo, New York
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent