Vista Outdoor Director Payroll in Farmington, Utah

Join our talented team. Employees at Vista Outdoor are passionate and committed to delivering quality products to our customers. Our culture centers on an engaged and accountable workforce. Our goal is to attract and retain a diverse workforce: rich in talent, background, ideas and experience.

Responsibilities and Qualifications

Payroll Director

Job Responsibilities:

  • Sets strategy and provides oversight for Payroll function including vendors, internal department and other aligned resources – ensuring compliance and best practice in all areas of payroll including wage payments, tax filing, garnishments, overpayments and reconciliation, international payroll, etc.

  • Responsible for managing vendor relationships with multiple outsourced services providers. Convenes quarterly update meetings to ensure vendor accountability and review agreed-to service levels.

  • Defines and implements strategy for payroll policy and processes. Works with HR Leadership and other business partners for approval and leads implementation.

  • Responsible for hiring, training, work direction, performance and development of Payroll team.

  • Set strategic direction and implement quality improvement efforts within the Payroll department. Communicate objectives and lead process improvements efforts.

  • Accountable for developing and achieving Payroll department metrics. Analyzes and updates existing metrics and makes suggestions for future metrics; ensures staff is accountable for their role in achieving department goals.

  • Responsible for developing, implementing, administering and measuring performance standards.

  • Responsible for identifying cost-containment opportunities that maintain or improve cost-effective payroll administrative services for the business groups.

  • Monitors state and federal employment, labor, tax, and pay practice regulations for updates and changes. Responsible for implementing changes and communicating changes with leaders and employees

Minimum Qualifications/Experience:

  • BA/BS degree in HR, Finance or business-related field

  • 8 - 10 years of Human Resource/Finance experience; 8+ years of Payroll administration experience

  • Minimum of 2 years of hands-on experience with outsourced payroll administration

  • Minimum of 5 years supervising Payroll team

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

  • Excellent communication and customer service skills

  • Excellent time management skills

  • CPP Certification preferred

  • Experience with Global Payroll preferred Competencies the successful candidate must demonstrate:

  • Functional/Technical skills

  • Customer Focus

  • Developing Direct Reports

  • Project Management

  • Builds effective teams

  • Peer relationships

  • Informing / communicating / presentation skills

  • Motivating Others

  • Conflict Management skills

  • Process Management

  • Continuous Improvement

We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including: medical and dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401K, PTO, tuition reimbursement, and the ability to add value to an exciting mission!

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Vista Outdoor is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are considered for employment without regard race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and any other characteristics protected by law. The EEO Law poster is available here:

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