US Payroll Team Lead

Careers at Bloomberg

New York, NY

Posted Oct 30, 2018 - Requisition No. 71632

The Company:

Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. The company's strength delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology, quickly and accurately is at the core of the Bloomberg Professional service, which provides real time financial information to more than 310,000 subscribers globally. Bloomberg's enterprise solutions build on the company's core strength, leveraging technology to allow customers to access, integrate, distribute and manage data and information across organizations more efficiently and effectively. Through Bloomberg Law, Bloomberg Government, Bloomberg New Energy Finance and Bloomberg BNA, the company provides data, news and analytics to decision makers in industries beyond finance. And Bloomberg News, delivered through the Bloomberg Professional service, television, radio, mobile, the Internet and two magazines, Bloomberg Businessweek and Bloomberg Markets, covers the world with more than 2,300 news and multimedia professionals at 146 bureaus in 72 countries. Headquartered in New York, Bloomberg employs more than 15,000 people in 192 locations around the world.

The Role:

Bloomberg is seeking an experienced Payroll Team Lead to join our New York Payroll team. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing the daily operations of our US Payroll staff and will be responsible for the accurate, compliant and timely processing of our US Payroll. The candidate will assume responsibility for computing wage payments, calculating and recording payroll deductions and ensuring compliance in tax withholding and filing obligations. The position requires a highly organized, responsive and flexible candidate that has the ability to handle multiple projects while producing accurate and timely results.


  • Responsible for the payroll preparation and production of our semimonthly payrolls
  • Ensure compliance with tax withholding and regulatory reporting requirements
  • Coordination of year-end processing
  • Partner with our vendor (ADP) to process tax payments along with quarterly & annual reporting
  • Review and audit of data processed by other team members
  • Develop and administer efficient payroll policies and operating procedures
  • Ensure departmental metrics and high accuracy rates are met
  • Collaborate and build relationships with internal and external business partners
  • Recommending system and process enhancements, providing analytical and statistical reports


  • A minimum of seven years relative payroll experience, CPP preferred
  • Experience managing, building, and developing teams
  • Bachelor or Associate's degree in Accounting, Business, or a related field
  • Strong working knowledge of payroll practices, auditing and procedures
  • Experience using PeopleSoft HCM
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Understanding of multi-state taxation
  • Ability to research and resolve complex inquiries, seek solutions and follow through on complex tasks
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Maintain and build a high level of customer service with Bloomberg employees
  • Ability to work closely within a global team

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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