Jack Henry and Associates Payroll, Manager in Allen, Texas

Job Description

Jack Henry & Associates is currently looking for a Payroll Manager to join our HR Operations team and lead the daily operation of our payroll department. Within a PeopleSoft environment, you will oversee the preparation and distribution of the organization's hourly and salaried payroll functions for over 6,000 employees in more than 35 locations across 23 states. To ensure a successful and efficient end-to-end payroll process, the Payroll Manager is additionally responsible for managing the payroll department team’s structure, workforce planning, career development and overall budget.


  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in complete, end-to-end payroll processing using in-house systems.

  • Previous leadership experience required.

  • PeopleSoft payroll experience.


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.

  • CPP strongly preferred.

  • Previous experience hiring, training and developing employees.

  • Ability to collaborate internally and externally.

  • Strong knowledge of employment and payroll laws and regulations.

  • Strong knowledge of PeopleSoft modules (Payroll North America and Time & Labor) and systems aptitude.

  • Able to partner with organizations such as Finance and Accounting to successfully process all payroll and related functions.

  • Able to define system and functional requirements, meet aggressive deadlines and handle multiple and complex projects, use independent judgment to plan, prioritize and organize a diversified workload, and work with confidential materials and employee information and maintain confidentiality at all times.

  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, e-mail applications, and HRIS systems.


  • Oversees the preparation and distribution of the organization's hourly and salaried payrolls for multiple locations and states.

  • Serves as liaison with other departments (particularly Finance and Accounting) in the resolution of payroll problems.

  • Maintains time and attendance and payroll databases. Coordinates time and attendance training efforts to employees.

  • Ensures the generation of the company payroll, including labor distribution records, paid time off (PTO) and sick leave accrual, overtime and withholding status. Oversees the maintenance of earnings and deduction records.

  • Ensures all federal, state and local taxes, Social Security contributions, contribution to employee benefit programs, and other deductions are withheld from individual paychecks. Reviews calculations, taxes, deductions, and withholding amounts for accuracy.

  • Conducts periodic audits and ensures compliance with federal and state regulations. Ensures compliance with corporate and industry payroll, accounting and tax standards.

  • Meets all government reporting requirements for payroll taxes, withholding and employer contributions.

  • Directs the preparation and filing of required reports and/or payments to government agencies, insurance carriers, other organizations and individual employees.

  • Develops policies, procedures and controls for payroll process and timekeeping. Recommends changes in methods or procedures to improve the efficiency of the payroll function.

  • Ensures payroll system and storage needs are up to date and meet the needs of the department.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Applicants for U.S. based positions with Jack Henry & Associates must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and maintains a Drug-Free Workplace.

Females, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.