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Manager, Payroll


Parsippany, NJ, US

Property Name:  Parsippany - 22 Sylvan Way
Req Id:  21469

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is now seeking a Manager, Payroll to join our team at the Parsippany - 22 Sylvan Way location in ParsippanyNew Jersey.

Why Wyndham?

By joining Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, you will play an integral role in our mission to make hotel travel possible for all. You’ll be part of the largest hotel franchise company in the world, where we strive to deliver the best value to our owners and guests. Most importantly, you’ll be entrusted to live our unique Count on Me culture, set by our core values of integrity, accountability, inclusive, caring and fun. At Wyndham, we provide all team members the opportunity to grow through best-in-class training and career development, leadership training, mentorship opportunities and educational support.  Supporting our team members is a top priority, which is why we offer competitive compensation and benefits, vacation, team member appreciation days, workplace flexibility and much more.  At Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, we value and embrace a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion that supports team members of all backgrounds and experiences. We can’t wait to welcome you!

The Role

Reporting to the Director of Payroll, the Payroll Manager is responsible for managing and approving timely and accurate regular and off-cycle payroll processing for a multi-state company.  This role ensures that the company remains compliant with payroll laws and regulations, leads the team through year-end activities, including tax statements, and provides expertise and guidance to the payroll team as well as to the organization. The Payroll Manager continuously looks for opportunities to streamline processes and provides recommendations to senior management. The Manager optimizes the contribution of the team through coaching and assessment and maintain internal controls. In addition, the Manager ensures the maintenance of all necessary supporting documents.  

The Manager must also be able to assess how to effectively leverage the HCM systems’ functionalities and answer questions posed by business partners in HR and by individual team members. Because this position requires interaction with internal business partners it requires excellent collaboration skills.  Additionally, the Manager manages the day to day operations of payroll through the department ticketing system, including answering tickets, monitoring queues and leveraging the functionality of the tool to provide a good experience to business partners and team members.


What you'll do

  • Oversee the processing of multi-state payroll for all US team members using WH&R Payroll system, ensuring all payroll processing is carried out in an accurate, compliant, efficient, and expedient manner.
  •  Oversee some of the payroll tax function (jurisdictional account registration, W-2C amendment processing with ADP, tax notices, SUI rate analysis, relocation).
  •  Solve payroll related issues, respond to payroll related inquiries and enforce payroll policies; Collaborate with internal business partners on payroll-related issues.
  •  Comply with internal controls in a SOX environment and facilitate testing of those controls.
  • Update Payroll SOPs as needed.


You'll be successful if you have

  • Deep knowledge of payroll tax laws and compliance.
  • Ability to analyze issues related to payroll and assist team in providing timely solutions.
  •  Ability to execute necessary programs to support payroll processes.
  • Ability to evaluate business partner needs and answer questions effectively and accurately.
  •  Ability to manage own work on multiple projects\tasks concurrently.
  • Able to work flexible/extended hours when necessary, especially to support Payroll processes.
  • Strong team spirit.
  • Ability to function effectively and efficiently in a busy work environment, to handle stress, and to communicate with competence and kindness under pressure.
  • Ability to assess sense of urgency and prioritization of work.
  • Ability to be proactive with regard to problem resolution.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong administrative skills.
  • Experience with ADP Enterprise V5 or V6.
  • Experience with UKG Workforce Central.
  • Efficient using Microsoft Office products including Outlook, Excel, and Word.
  • Efficient using collaboration tools such as Zoom, Teams and Smartsheet.

Preferred Experience/Qualifications

  • College degree preferred. Certified Payroll Professional (CPP).  Experience will be accepted for the education requirement.
  • Significant experience with Payroll business processes. 
  • Significant experience with Payroll/Timekeeping technology.
  • 5 to 7 years in payroll administration including managerial experience. 



Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the world’s largest hotel franchising company by the number of properties with approximately 9,000 hotels across over 95 countries on six continents. Through its network of more than 813,000 rooms appealing to the everyday traveler, Wyndham commands a leading presence in the economy and midscale segments of the lodging industry. The Company operates a portfolio of 22 hotel brands, including Super 8®, Days Inn®, Ramada®, Microtel®, La Quinta®, Baymont®, Wingate®, AmericInn®, Hawthorn Suites®, Trademark Collection® and Wyndham®. Headquartered in Parsippany, N.J. with offices around the globe in London, Shanghai, Buenos Aires, Dubai and more, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts employs more than 4,000 team members worldwide who are dedicated to the Company’s mission of making hotel travel possible for all.
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Job Location: Parsippany - 22 Sylvan Way22 Sylvan WayParsippanyNew Jersey  07054
Employment Status: Full-time

What we expect from you:

You will play an important part in our mission to make hotel travel possible for all by:

Being responsive, respectful and delivering great experiences to our guests, partners and communities.

Foster an inclusive environment where individuals feel empowered to bring their authentic selves to work and share their diverse perspectives.

Bring your best every day and strive to exceed expectations in all you do.

What you can expect from us:

With Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, you can expect a fulfilling career to include:

Growth opportunities through best-in-class training and career development, leadership training, mentorship opportunities and educational support.

Competitive salary and benefits, flexible work arrangements and exclusive team member discounts.  

Team member benefit programs that focus on nutrition, exercise, lifestyle management, physical and emotional wellness, financial health, and the quality of the environment in which all team members work and live.

A Company culture of diversity, equity and inclusion. Our culture infuses different perspectives that reflect our diverse guests and communities around the world.

About Wyndham Hotels & Resorts:

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the champion of the everyday traveler. Every day, we work to make hotel travel possible for all. With more hotels than anyone else across the globe, we offer the largest and widest collection of hotel experiences in the world. So wherever and however people travel, Wyndham will be there to welcome them.