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Cannon Design Senior Payroll Coordinator in Buffalo, New York

CannonDesign has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Payroll Coordinator based in the Buffalo, NY area. This role has the ability to work a hybrid work schedule. Take a look at the description below. If you think your skills and experience make you a good match for this position, we'd love to hear from you. We're looking for creative, curious, empathetic people to join our Living-Centered Design movement.
CannonDesign is an integrated design solutions firm focused on helping people continuously flourish. Whether designing for innovations in health, new scientific discoveries, equity in education or the next big idea in business, we use our Living-Centered Design approach to help organizations realize widespread change. Our ability to design transformational places, plans and strategies is why Fast Company named us a World Changing Company and one of the most innovative design firms in the world.
We are looking for a Senior Payroll Coordinator to join our corporate finance team. This will be a critical member of a multi-company, international payroll department covering three countries and for nearly 1300+ employees.
  • Maintain employee data in accounting system including new hire set up, employee changes, termination calculations, PTO accrual, set up and postings.
  • Experience in timekeeping system integration.
  • Weekly review, reconciliation, posting of timesheets and associated labor adjustments with knowledge of state overtime reporting requirements.
  • Administer tracking and follow-up of late timesheets with associated accounting processes.
  • Process bi-weekly payrolls for U.S. and Canada companies including hours upload, calculation, reconciliation, and processing.
  • Maintains employee direct deposit and Federal/State tax changes.
  • Administer for employee garnishments.
  • Prepare off-cycle final payments for terminated employees.
  • Assist in weekly/monthly preparation of benefit invoices as required.
  • Performs new hire SSN/SIN verifications.
  • Administer disability hour changes for timesheet preparation and payback adjustments.
  • Working knowledge of reporting system. Run associated staffing, labor, deduction reports for use by other users.
  • Assist with month-end and year-end reporting requirements to outside agencies.
  • Main contact of support for employee questions and issues as it relates to payroll.
  • May handle other responsibilities as needed.
  • Minimum of 10 years related payroll experience is required.
  • Associate degree in Accounting, Finance or related field required, or an additional 2 years related payroll experience required in lieu of education.
  • Payroll processing and report writing experience required.
  • Knowledge of payroll, accounting principles and methods.
  • Canadian payroll experience is preferred.
  • Outstanding organizational skills, strong attention to detail, and the ability to meet strict deadlines.
  • Excellent communication and teaming skills.
  • Relevant software payroll experience, including proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics would be an asset.
  • We are relentless in our pursuit of client adoration (not simply satisfaction). Consistent delivery of the best service is what we are about.
  • We are committed to ensuring our practice is equitable for all employees, representative of the communities around us - and focused on the future of design. We advocate for equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts through the leadership of our DEI Council, Employee Resource Groups and other community advocacy initiatives.
  • We're about communication and transparency here. If you want to talk to someone about an idea you have, or a challenge that needs addressing, we're ready for you.
The salary range for this position $63,000 to $75,000 annually. This salary range is the range we believe is the anticipated range of possible base compensation at the timing of the posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the anticipated salary range for the position. Employees may be eligible for discretionary bonuses. We offer a full benefit package including medical, dental and vision coverage and flexible spending account options and voluntary insurances. We have paid time off, flex-time summer hours, remote work options and a 401k plan and employee perk programs. For a general overview of our benefits, please visit our careers page at Actual compensation may vary from posting based on geographic location, work experience, education and/or skill level.
Please note that candidates can only apply to our positions on our company Careers site. It's not uncommon for scammers to create positions that look legitimate on other sites; never enter your information or apply for CannonDesign positions on any platform. Should an issue arise that you feel we should be aware of, please contact us. Please provide your resume and portfolio when applying. As a condition of employment, all employees are expected to complete mandatory training, including compliance training, within required timeframes and adhere to our internal policies and our Code of Conduct.

CannonDesign recognizes the value of diversity in our workforce. We are committed to equal opportunity. We consider all qualified employment applicants without regard to race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, partnership status, protected veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Individuals who hold legal work authorization applicable to employment at CannonDesign in the United States will be considered without regard to citizenship/alienage.

Minimum Salary: 31200.00 Maximum Salary: 31200.00 Salary Unit: Yearly