Arrow Electronics Director, Payroll in Centennial, Colorado


Director, Payroll

Job Description:

We have an immediate opening for a Director, NA Payroll. Reporting to the VP of NA in this newly created roll, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Manage ongoing U. S. and Canadian payrolls including Time and Attendance

  • Consolidate and streamline North America Payroll Operations

  • Implement and maintain effective internal controls and proactively work to identify and implement efficiency improvements.

  • Provide leadership to ensure that payroll services are processed in accordance with established policies and procedures along with all legislative compliance requirements.

  • Develop and implement best practices, key performance indicators and SLA metrics for department.

  • Oversee workload and processing structure of department to maximize efficiency and prioritize in accordance with operational requirements/deadlines.

  • Partner w/ HR, Finance and business leaders to drive standardization and alignment with policies and procedures. Support all business initiatives which require infrastructure support from payroll (i.e, changes in attendance policies, etc.)

  • Ensure payroll issues are escalated and resolved with root cause analysis and corrective action for all levels of employees and management.

  • Coach and mentor staff to ensure each team member excels individually and engages and motivates the team to work together towards the success of a common goal. Team focus aligned to customer service excellence and continuous operational improvements.

  • Change management experience and ability to facilitate change.

  • Develop the payroll team, including hiring talent, providing professional growth and development opportunities, and creating an environment of service, knowledge, and accountability. Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree (Business, Accounting, HR or Finance), required

  • 10 years Payroll experience overall with increasing responsibility in the payroll, HR or finance function including

  • Demonstrated strong leadership of Payroll

  • Certified Payroll Professionals (CPP) designation preferred

  • Large, multi-state, exempt/non-exempt, multi-union company payroll leadership, required

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Strong team member who works across organizational lines – without boundaries; exceeding the results of the organization and surpassing customer expectations

  • Demonstrated strong project management skills; experience in converting payroll systems/providers to new solutions, preferred

  • Strong process and procedure orientation for continuous process improvements

  • Demonstrated drive for excellence in operational support and customer service


Denver (Centennial)

Time Type:

Full time

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