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DP Electric

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Payroll Manager
Tempe, Arizona, United States - 85282

Payroll Manager - Tempe, AZ


  • 2020, 2021, and 2022 AZ Central Top Company to work for
  • 2019 Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Company
  • 2019 Phoenix Business Journal: Most Admired Company
  • 2019 AZ Central Top Company to work for
  • 2018 AZ Central Top Company to work for
  • 2016 AZ Central Top Company to work for
  • 2018 AZ Business: Most Admired Leader Founder/CEO, Dan Puente
  • 2018 Phoenix Business Journal: Most Admired Company
  • 2018 Arizona Corporate Excellence Award
  • Glassdoor Open Company


The Payroll Manager plays a vital role in overseeing all aspects of payroll operations, ensuring accuracy, compliance, and efficiency in all payroll processing. This position will drive continuous improvement in our payroll processes while maintaining compliance with relevant laws and company policies. This position requires strong leadership skills, excellent attention to detail, and the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.


  • Develop systems to drive continuous improvement and efficiency in all payroll processes.
  • Coordinate and assist with timekeeping and payroll systems.
  • Oversee and assist in the processing of weekly payroll, ensuring accuracy and timeliness.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant laws and internal policies governing payroll operations.
  • Supervise and coach payroll specialists and assistants, providing guidance and support as needed.
  • Manage payroll tax reporting and compliance for multi-state reporting.
  • Collaborate closely with Human Resources and accounting teams to address payroll-related matters.
  • Maintain accurate records and prepare reports to support payroll operations.
  • Resolve issues and answer payroll-related questions from employees and stakeholders.
  • Manage payroll for multiple states, ensuring accuracy and compliance with state-specific regulations.
  • Oversee and coordinate Certified Payroll/Davis Bacon reporting as required.


  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, accounting, human resources, or related field; professional certification e.g., CPP, CPM is a plus.
  • Minimum 3-5 years of proven experience as a payroll manager or similar role, demonstrating proficiency in payroll operations.
  • Current knowledge of payroll procedures and related laws, including multi-state payroll and tax regulations.
  • Familiarity with payroll software/HRIS e.g., SAP, ADP, Kronos and MS Office, especially Excel.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in payroll processing.
  • Analytical mindset and good math skills to handle complex payroll calculations.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, to effectively communicate with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills to effectively manage payroll operations and team members.
  • Experience or interest in managing compensation processes and analytics for the company is a plus, demonstrating a holistic approach to payroll management and a commitment to optimizing employee compensation strategies.
  • Experience in the construction industry is preferred but not required.

Hiring is contingent upon successful completion of a background check and drug screen. DP Electric Inc is a drug free workplace. EOE.

DP Electric Inc. | 2210 S. Roosevelt St. - Tempe, AZ 85282 | 480.858.9070 |


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