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AECOM Senior Payroll Manager in Richmond, Virginia

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Sr. Payroll Manager to manage payroll team and tasks within the ADP. This individual will join a fast-paced environment, with focus on accurate and timely processing. This position offers a hybrid work arrangement to include a combination of office and remote schedule and will be based in Glen Allen, VA.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage Biweekly and Weekly payrolls, within ADP, for approximately 20,000+ employees.

  • Experience for US and Canada payroll

  • Ensure the processing of new hires, transfers, promotions and terminations are accurate and timely.

  • Manage and direct Payroll Specialists located in various locations.

  • Review and analyze current payroll and tax procedures, in order to recommend and implement changes leading to best-practice operations.

  • Ensure systems are set-up and updated to reflect current employee data, including wages, benefits, sick and vacation time.

  • Manage regular preparation of relevant management reports.

  • Maintain payroll guidelines by writing and/or updating policies and procedures.

  • Handle escalated payroll inquires/requests.

  • Maintains employee confidence and protects payroll operations by keeping information confidential.

  • Involvement with Payroll projects as necessary including an upcoming system conversion.

  • Provides guidance to employees within the latitude of established policies

  • Recommends changes to policies and establishes procedures that affect immediate organization.

  • Works on issues of diverse scope where analysis of situation or data requires evaluation of a variety of factors, including understanding of current business trends.

  • Acts as advisor to subordinates to meet schedules and/or resolve technical problems.

  • May have budget responsibilities. Erroneous decision or failure to achieve results adds to costs and may impact short-term goals of organization.


Minimum Requirements:

  • BA/BS + 8 years of relevant payroll processing and systems management experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is necessary.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Having a CPP (Certified Payroll Professional) Certification is a plus.

  • Experience in ADP EV5 and ADP GlobalView preferred

  • Experience with ServiceNow and/or Workday HR is a plus.

  • Strong attention to detail to ensure accuracy, completeness, and thoroughness of all work.

  • Self-starter capable of assuming responsibility for several tasks at once with little supervision.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office including PowerPoint, Word and Excel.

Additional Information

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.

  • Relocation and/or per diem is not offered for this position.

  • All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10081772

Business Line: Geography OH

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: GBS

Career Area: Finance

Work Location Model: Hybrid