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Manager Payroll Analysis and Reporting at JetBlue in Long Island City, New York

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Position Expectations

Position Summary

The Manager, Payroll Reporting & Analysis is responsible for payroll related accounting, reporting and tax functions, including general ledger account reconciliation, payroll tax compliance and reconciliation with our third party tax provider, budget to actual payroll expense analysis and managing all payroll reporting and analysis requests. The Manager is also responsible for all payroll-related systems and includes primary responsibility for future system upgrades, process enhancements, and data maintenance. This position works closely with the entire Payroll team, IT, People/HR, Accounting and Finance to achieve desired results for improved accuracy in reporting and efficiency through automation and manages the relationship with our third party tax reporting provider.

Essential Responsibilities

* Responsible for all payroll reporting to support analysis for other departments, government audits, and other third party requests.

* Payroll posting and accrual to general ledger, including certain equity and retirement benefit transactions

* Timely General Ledger account reconciliations, including all payroll taxes, profit sharing, salaries & wages and bonus

* Ensure payroll tax filings are timely and accurately prepared by third party provider, including annual W-2s

* Analysis of actual payroll expenses, including comparison to budget and forecast

* Create and maintain bonus, Paid Time Off and payroll tax forecasts

* Ensure compliance with all federal, state and local payroll and equity tax regulations, including conducting any necessary tax research

* Manage the accounting and taxation of all international payrolls

* Seek and take advantage of any payroll related tax credits

* Participate in the review of compensation plans and agreements to ensure IRS compliance

* Manage payroll software system functionality and configuration, by ensuring future upgrades and defects are timely implemented and properly tested prior to entering the production environment

* Responsible for other payroll-related systems and interfaces, including RSU and stock interfaces

* SAP and Datamatics support, implementation, enhancements and training and development

* Strong coordination with entire Payroll team, IT, People.HR, Tax, Accounting and Finance

* Other duties as assigned

Minimum Experience and Qualifications

* Bachelor's Degree or four (4) years of equivalent work experience

* Five (5) years of practical experience in Payroll, Human Resources, Accounting, or Systems

* Proficient with the Microsoft Office suite, with a high emphasis on excel

* Strong analytical skills

* Strong attention to detail

* Must pass a ten (10) year background check and pre-employment drug test

* Must be legally eligible to work in the country in which the position is located

Preferred Experience and Qualifications

* Three (3) years payroll experience and/or related tax experience

* Three (3) years supervisory or management experience

* Certified Payroll Professional Certification

* SAP Payroll/HCM experience

* Proficient in ad hoc queries

* Automatic Data Processing (ADP) tax provider experience

* Previous airline industry experience

* Excellent verbal and written communication

Crewmember Expectations:

* Regular attendance and punctuality

* Potential need to work flexible hours and be available to respond on short-notice

* Well groomed and able to maintain a professional appearance

* When working or traveling on JetBlue flights, and if time permits, all capable crewmembers are asked to assist with light cleaning of the aircraft

* Must be an appropriate organizational fit for the JetBlue culture, that is, exhibit the JetBlue values of Safety, Caring, Integrity, Passion and Fun

* Promote JetBlue s #1 value of safety as a Safety Ambassador, supporting JetBlue s Safety Management System (SMS) components, Safety Policy and behavioral standards

* Identify safety concerns, issues, incidents or hazards that should be reported and report them whenever possible and by any means necessary including JetBlue s confidential reporting systems (Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) or Safety Action Report(SAR))

* Adhering to all applicable laws, regulations (FAA, OSHA, DOT, etc.) and Company policies, procedures and risk controls

* Upholding JetBlue s safety performance metric goals and understanding how they relate to their duties and responsibilities


* Computer and other office equipment

Work Environment:

* Normal Work Environment

Physical Effort: Generally not required, or up to 10 pounds occasionally, 0 pounds frequently. (Sedentary)

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the crewmember(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals in this position. Position Expectations may be subject to change as the needs of the organization change.

JetBlue Airways Corp. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.