The Senior Manager, Payroll works closely with the Director of Payroll and a variety of LSC departments to align Payroll processes and procedures with LSC strategic objectives. The Sr. Manager serves as a consultant to management on Payroll-related issues and manages the system-wide payroll department. The successful incumbent will not only act as employee champion but will balance the needs of the organization as well. Position assesses and anticipates Payroll-related needs, communicating needs proactively with leadership and seeking to develop System-wide, integrated solutions. Position formulates partnerships across LSC to deliver value added service to management and employees that reflect the business objectives of the organization.
Hire, train, manage, and evaluate a team of Payroll employees, providing leadership, guidance, and support as needed (coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions…etc.), work closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention.
Maintain in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to Payroll processing in order to reduce legal risks and ensure payroll-related regulatory compliance, partners with legal department as needed/required, ensures Payroll training materials are current and employees maintain an up-to-date knowledge base
Provide Payroll-related Policy guidance and interpretation, assists supervisors and employees in understanding personnel policies, researches problems and recommends solutions through appropriate channels
Regularly communicate with Payroll staff, assists with issues and day-to-day work as needed to ensure timely and accurate resolution of payroll-related issues and concerns
Analyze trends and metrics in partnership with a variety of LSC groups to help develop programs and policies that are affected by Payroll
Continuously review, analyze, and evaluate Payroll processes, procedures and operations, consults with the Payroll Director and makes recommendations for improvement as needed
Establish and maintain department records and reports, participate in administrative staff meetings and attends other meetings, such as seminars, training information and system programs
Coordinate with a variety of LSC departments to plan, develop and implement time lines and procedures in coordination with payroll functions and timelines
Actively participates as an LSC representative at various meetings and conferences, conduct regular Payroll staff meetings
Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned
Hiring salary range is $79,960 - $122,340
Bachelor’s degree and at least 5 years of related work experience, with at least 3 years in a Manager of Director-level position
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About Lone Star College
Lone Star College System, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area, is nationally recognized, globally connected and locally focused. Known for its innovative and visionary thinking, Lone Star College System is the fastest-growing community college in the nation and a major contributor to the local and regional economy. LSCS offers associate degrees and certification in many areas of study at a fraction of the cost of a four-year university like UT. Through its progressive partnerships with many four-year universities, LSCS also offers seamless opportunities to obtain bachelor's and master's degrees at one of its two University Centers. Throughout its 40 year history, Lone Star College has been steadfast in its commitment to student success and credential completion. Currently leading the charge to improve completion rates, LSCS is one of the only colleges in the nation to establish a formal Office of Completion and is the managing partner of Texas Completes, the statewide initiative that brings together five Texas college systems to advance deep student success reform.