Payroll Manager

Lyons Magnus - Fresno, CA

Posted 872 days ago
  • Experience
    Mid-Senior level
  • Job function
    Accounting/Auditing, Finance
  • Employment type
  • Industry
    Food & Beverages, Food Production
  • Job ID

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About this job

Job description

Under general supervision, the Payroll Manager a member of the Finance team that will ensure the accuracy of complex tasks related to the processing of payroll and employee benefits.  Duties may include:  preliminary and final payroll/benefit reports, time sheets, spreadsheets, funds distribution, assuring compliance with company policies, state & federal regulations, etc., responding to inquiries and/or requests for data and/or reports; providing timely & accurate payroll production; and to provide staff assistance to the Chief Financial Officer or Controller.


Essential Functions:

  • Monitors assigned payroll and benefit activities and/or program components for the purpose of ensuring effective department functioning, coordinating activities, and ensuring compliance with established financial, legal, and/or administrative requirements.
  • Prepares and oversees the preparation of a variety of payroll and/or benefit related documents (e.g. invoices for overpayments, retirement plan transfers, payroll register, stop payments, W-2 controls, etc) for the purpose of documenting activities and issues; meeting compliance requirement, and providing audit references.
  • Researches discrepancies of payroll and/or benefit information and/or documentation.
  • Oversees workload of department for the purpose of maximizing the efficiency of the work force and meeting operational requirements.
  • Reconciles account balances for the purpose of maintaining accurate account balances and complying with related policies, practices and/or regulations.
  • Communicates with a variety of internal and external sources (city, state, federal agencies, etc) for the purpose of ensuring accurate processing of payroll deductions for garnishments and various court orders.
  • Responds to written and verbal inquires from internal and external sources for the purpose of providing information and/or direction.


  • Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision using standardized practices and/or methods; directing one other person within a department. 

Desired Skills and Experience


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting, finance, or related field.
  • Three years experience processing multi-state payroll.
  • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) preferred, but not required
  • Strong MS Office skills including proficiency in Excel (able to create, manipulate and analyze)
  • Recent in depth, intermediate to expert working experience with ADP products including PCPW, Report Smith, and HR Perspective
  • Strong work ethic and team player
  • High degree of professionalism
  • Ability to deal sensitively with confidential material
  • Decision-making, problem-solving, and analytical skills
  • Organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills

About this company

Lyons Magnus

Products, packaging and process technology have evolved substantially since Lyons Magnus was founded in 1852. One thing, however, has remained unchanged - Lyons’ commitment to offer the food industry unsurpassed product quality and variety. A leader in the food service industry, Lyons develops and markets quality products with innovative packaging to meet the needs of Food Service, Ingredient, and International customers.      


Additional Information:   Our compensation program is designed to attract, motivate, and retain the very best people.  Lyons Magnus offers a comprehensive benefits plan that includes:  Health, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Sec. 125, 401(k) plan, and more.   If you meet these requirements and are eager to join a dynamic company poised for further growth, please respond with your cover letter, salary requirements, and resume.

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