Payroll Manager

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Job Detail

  • Job ID 1186
  • Experience Senior Level
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

At Carriage Services we believe in the concept of “First Who, Then What.” We have learned that leaders, who attract and surround themselves with the best people, achieve great things. We believe in the Four E’s of Leadership—Energy, Energize, Edge, and Execute.

The Payroll Manager oversees the implementation of Human Resources programs through the HR staff, in addition to monitoring administration of established standards and procedures, to support the growth of the business and Carriage’s overall mission.

The “Who”

∙ Bachelor’s degree in accounting/finance or related field required;

∙ 5+ years’ experience of multi-state/multi-work site payroll processing required;

∙ CPP (Certified Payroll Professional) Certification preferred;

∙ Ceridian Dayforce experience and knowledge preferred;

∙ Knowledge of multi-state taxing entities;

∙ Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint);

∙ Internal customer/stakeholder focus;

∙ High level of attention to detail; and

∙ Successfully manage multiple projects and competing prioritizes while exercising sound judgment.

The “What”

∙ Manage payroll staff with daily duties;

∙ Develop processes to ensure continual improved efficiencies for payroll team;

∙ Track and maintain SOX auditing procedures for payroll process;

∙ Engage with outside vendors, existing and new, in preparation for and filing of state and federal taxes within service levels standards;

∙ Conduct audits of systems for hours worked, manager approvals, and accuracy;

∙ Complete year-end/year-begin processes including W-2 forms and establishment of annual processing cycle;

∙ Liaise with Accounting department for general ledger entries including resolution of outstanding items;

∙ Facilitate training on payroll related matters throughout the organization as needed;

∙ Ensure regulatory compliance with all wage and hour related federal and state regulations; and

∙ Other duties as assigned.

Carriage Services is a leading provider in death care in the United States and is changing the face of the funeral and cemetery industry. We invite you to be a part of this sweeping change. Carriage Services is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Type: Full Time

Salary: From $110,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Vision insurance

Physical setting:

  • Office


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Houston, TX 77056: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)


  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)


  • Payroll: 5 years (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • In Person (On-Site)

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