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Senior Manager Payroll Strategy


American Airlines
Location: Phoenix
Job type: Contract/Locum
Contact: No Name
Category: Senior Manager
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Job Description

Responsible for overseeing the design, documentation, business readiness and communications for all system changes impacting payroll for 130,000 employees.


PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Directs all activities for all payroll and related system changes and ensures conformance to Company standards, labor agreements, generally accepted accounting principles, tax regulations, and internal control requirements

  • Recommends and implements system modifications to improve internal control, increase efficiency, or reduce costs

  • Determines strategy and timing of all integration changes as a result of merger.  

  • Develops, implements, and documents business processes to support system changes and to ensure accurate and timely processing of a large volume of transactions

  • Develops business readiness plan to implement system changes

  • Motivates, develops, and provides leadership for approximately 30 employees

  • Develops recommendations, options and pros/cons on potential changes to project implementation scope and functionality

  • Other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting, Finance or related business field; MBA preferred
  • At least 15 years payroll and accounting experience, including 7 or more years of financial management experience
  • Extensive experience with system design and implementation
  • Experience managing multiple labor agreements
  • Extensive experience with multi-state payroll tax reporting
  • Extensive knowledge of financial and operational controls, tax regulations, and accounting and reporting requirements
  • Demonstrated outstanding leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Job Description

Responsible for overseeing the design, documentation, business readiness and communications for all system changes impacting payroll for 130,000 employees.


PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Directs all activities for all payroll and related system changes and ensures conformance to Company standards, labor agreements, generally accepted accounting principles, tax regulations, and internal control requirements

  • Recommends and implements system modifications to improve internal control, increase efficiency, or reduce costs

  • Determines strategy and timing of all integration changes as a result of merger.  

  • Develops, implements, and documents business processes to support system changes and to ensure accurate and timely processing of a large volume of transactions

  • Develops business readiness plan to implement system changes

  • Motivates, develops, and provides leadership for approximately 30 employees

  • Develops recommendations, options and pros/cons on potential changes to project implementation scope and functionality

  • Other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting, Finance or related business field; MBA preferred
  • At least 15 years payroll and accounting experience, including 7 or more years of financial management experience
  • Extensive experience with system design and implementation
  • Experience managing multiple labor agreements
  • Extensive experience with multi-state payroll tax reporting
  • Extensive knowledge of financial and operational controls, tax regulations, and accounting and reporting requirements
  • Demonstrated outstanding leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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