Tuesday , March 28 2023

Hawaiian Airlines Careers – Global Payroll Director

Website Hawaiian Airlines

Job Description:

The Director, Global Payroll is responsible for the strategic leadership for payroll operations, payroll tax submissions & compliance, payroll budgeting, vendors and pay data. This role is responsible for a variety of complex global payroll functions that incorporates compliance with 5 labor contracts, ensures compliance for all employees across the US and foreign locations (6 total) as well as US employees working abroad. The Director will also ensure timeliness, efficiency and accuracy of payroll processing and associated deliverables and for ensuring all payroll policies and processes are harmonized and efficiently and consistently being executed.  We currently have 6500+ employees (~50 working globally). This position reports to the Managing Director, HR Operations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manages internal relationships as it pertains to payroll issues within HR and the Company
  • Oversee Payroll and Time & Attendance system enhancements, improvements and efficiencies and support improvement projects in the
  • Operation that require integration with Payroll or Time & Attendance
  • Leads education, training and communications for Payroll
  • Manages relationships with union representatives as it pertains to payroll
  • Ensure that there is complete and accurate documentation for Payroll and Time & Attendance systems, including a data dictionary, a catalog of system customizations and updated statements of work about internal and external file feeds
  • Maintains SOX documentation and ensures compliance
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of changing laws and regulations
  • Leads, manages, hires, trains, develops and motivates a team of professionals
  • Develops and executes on “best in class” payroll strategy for accuracy and compliance
  • Establishes and achieves department annual budget, strategies, goals and objectives
  • Ensure that process documentation is complete and accurate and updated on an ongoing basis to reflect process improvements
  • Ensures compliance with all state / local laws, federal regulations and collective bargaining agreements

Job Requirements:

  • 7 years of management experience with increasing supervisory or leadership ability in a complex, deadline-driven environment
  • Working knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), including Sarbanes-Oxley compliance
  • Proven ability to influence those outside of his/her span of authority
  • Experince with vendor management
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent in a related field
  • 5 years of experience in working in Human Resources and/or Accounting
  • Experience in the airline industry
  • Experience managing process improvement initiatives
  • Experience working in a unionized environment
  • Demonstrated knowledge of federal, state, and local payroll tax reporting requirements
  • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) designation from the American Payroll Association

Job Details:

Company: Hawaiian Airlines

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Honolulu, HI, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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