Payroll Manager

CJ America    Los Angeles, CA
Job Description
$60,000 - $90,000 a year

Company Overview

CheilJedang (CJ) was founded in 1953 specializing in food products. Since then it has grown into a global lifestyle brand with a business portfolio built around the four sectors - Food & Food Service, Bio & Pharma, Entertainment & Media, and Shopping & Logistics. With over 55,000 employees around the world, CJ Group promotes healthier, happier and convenient living through its many products and services. For more information, please visit


  • Implementation of Workday and Kronos software systems.
  • Manages deliveryof efficient payroll and payroll tax transactions services to support the business requirements of the Company.
  • Ensures timely and accurate payroll transactions processing, while delivering on quality and service commitments.
  • Develops, implements and monitors department policies and procedures to ensure adherence to company guidelines. Evaluates or supports evaluation of financial transaction related programs to help assure that appropriate policies and practices are implemented.
  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining internal financial controls.
  • Acts as a liaison between the company, government and business partners. * Makes recommendations on company-wide payroll and payroll tax policies and end-to-end process improvement opportunities, and supports implementation of improvements.
  • Monitors and evaluates payroll/payroll tax transaction-related processes, policies and practices to identify and develop more efficient and effective use of resources.
  • Prioritizes and facilitates implementation of payroll process-related technology enablement initiatives.
  • Leads the planning and migration of payroll processing work to the service center, including managing plan execution, issue resolution, and coordination with operations management.
  • Responsible for hiring, training and development of staff; handling personnel issues relating to staff conflicts, absenteeism, performance issues, etc.
  • Responsible for determining roles/responsibilities of payroll processing, payroll garnishments and payroll tax staff functions.
  • Works with each direct report to establish goals and objectives for each year, and monitors and advises on the progress to enhance the professional development of staff.
  • Provides input into the development of departmental budgets and assist with monitoring spend for adherence to budget; provide variance explanations as needed.
  • Resolves high level account discrepancies by evaluating and approving investigations, performing special or sensitive investigations, and authorizing stop-payments while always following confidentiality/ethics policies.
  • Ensures compliance with federal and state regulations including overseeing the quarterly and year-end payroll tax processing functions.
  • Oversees maintenance of payroll records as required by the company's record retention policy.
  • Wears many hats that may vary from day to day, which could include performing a specialist-level role one day and a manager's role the next.
  • Demonstrates flexibility and willingness to take responsibility and actively perform disbursement tasks wherever needed is KEY.

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field.
  • 5+ years of professional payroll management experience, preferably in a shared service environment.
  • Knowledgable with Workday software
  • Kronos experience a plus
  • Advanced knowledge of accounting and payables principles and practices.
  • In-depth knowledge of end-to-end payroll functions and protocols.
  • Knowledge of financial reporting tools and the ability to perform financial analysis.
  • General financial analytic capability.
  • General knowledge of benefits and the effect upon payroll deductions.
  • Benefits (Top 1% According to Survey)

  • Health Insurance PPO Packages (competitive 100/70 plan)
  • Dental + Vision (with generous allowance amount per year)
  • Life Insurance (employee + dependent(s))
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability Leave (short term 100% covered)
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Account (employee + dependent care)
  • Free Lunch or, $7/day lunch allowance
  • Gym Reimbursements ($50/month)
  • Employee Discounts (40% off CJ products & services)
  • 401(k) 5% Match (no vesting period)
  • Flexible Work Schedule Option
  • Entitlement Leave Paid Time Off (40 Hours) resets every year
  • Paid Time Off (generous and increases by tier)
  • Paid Time Off Balance Cash Out Option
  • Paid Maternity Leave (paid 100% for 12 weeks)
  • Paid Secondary Caregiver Leave (up to 2 weeks)
  • Paid Creative Leave (up to 2 weeks specified on years of service)
  • Paid Holidays (10 ~ 11 days)
  • Talent Sharing Opportunities
  • Employee Club Activities (movie, e-sports, book, sports activity club, etc.)
  • $70/Monthly Phone Allowance
  • Job Type: Full-time

    Salary: $60,000.00 to $90,000.00 /year


  • Workday: 4 years (Preferred)
  • Payroll: 6 years (Preferred)
  • Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)
  • Work authorization:

  • United States (Preferred)

  • Sat, 16 Mar 2019 01:36:19 GMT

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