Payroll Manager in Manhattan, New York, United States

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Ascend Wellness Group

AWH is a vertically integrated cannabis cultivator, processor, and dispensary operator with assets in Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, and Ohio. We seek to foster a robust and inclusive cannabis industry through a premium, unmatched customer-focused retail experience. We are looking to build a world-class team that will help carry out our mission of helping to shape the future of cannabis as a leading healthcare solution. We are committed to improving the quality of our patients lives by offering unrivaled quality, consistency, and meticulously curated products that satisfy our customers unique, individual needs. Our dispensaries will set a new standard of excellence, emphasizing health and wellness. As a team that is committed to our values, our people and our communities, we are looking for people who are inspired by our vision and looking to take a leadership role with us as we expand nationally. Why AWH? Our people are our greatest asset. Our team is comprised of a consortium of skilled and passionate professionals and partners from a diverse range of fields. We believe in building a diverse team, creating a space where ALL feel welcome and have the opportunity to grow while contributing to the success of AWH. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age disability, or genetics. We sweat the details to the teams up to provide best in class service to our customers and community. Additionally, we offer the following:
Medical, Dental, VisionPaid Time OffPaid HolidaysInspiring work environmentOpportunities for advancement
Due to the unprecedented situation of COVID-19, GoHealth has decided to protect our current and future employees by managing our business remotely. This is inclusive of interviewing, onboarding, and each role day-to-day. Please consider that our roles will not be remote long-term and will return to an office setting once we’re safe to do so following the guidance of local health authorities and the CDC.
Position Overview:Responsible for managing the employee payroll and general accounting function. Will oversee, implement, and maintain payroll system, procedures and policies. Ensure the accurate compilation, analysis, and reporting of accounting data. Act as a liaison between the company, government, client, and CPA auditors in providing the required information and ensuring the proper information is maintain for chronologic purposes.  Roles and Responsibilities:Process weekly and bi-weekly employee payroll across the organizationEnsure compliance with federal, state, and local payroll, wage, and hour lawsManage the regular preparation of relevant management reports including weekly, monthly, quarterly, and year-end reports (gross payroll, hours worked, vacation accrual, tax deductions, benefit deductions, etc.)Record transactions in the general ledger and reconcile financial records with the payroll databaseManage the allocation of compensation expense across subsidiaries and departmentsEnforce internal controls by verifying any changes to the payroll data (new employees, comp increases, bonuses, etc)Address and provide timely response to notices raised by US, State and Local tax authorities. Collaboration with the payroll provider and tax advisors may be appropriate for certain matters.Work with external auditors on audits, substantive testing, walkthroughs, and all other information gathering related to payrollRespond to internal inquiries about payroll and compensation mattersManage equity-based compensation SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:Manages and motivates staff (including hiring, firing & performance management).Train, direct, and appraise staff.Issues written & verbal instructions; examines for conformance to regulations and policy.
COMPETENCIES:Experience with hiring, training and supervising employeeGreat interpersonal and verbal communication skillsThorough knowledge of accounting principles, standards, and regulationsExperience with automated accounting software and databasesSuperior data management and data analysis skillsStrong time management and organizational skillsAttention to detail EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, ELIGIBILITY, and TRAINING:Must be 21 years of age or older. Must be able to pass a background checkMinimum 10 years of professional experience and 6+ years in managing and overseeing the payroll function.Bachelor’s degree or higher in Accounting, Finance or related field WORK ENVIRONMENT:This position performs duties in a home office/office setting. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Physical Demands:The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.