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Manager, Payroll (Accounting, Tax & Support)

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Manager, Payroll (Accounting, Tax & Support)

Tampa, FL
Full Time
  • Responsibilities

    Job Title Manager  - Payroll (Accounting, Tax & Support)

    Division: Corporate Payroll 

    Location: Tampa Fl 

    Reports To: AVP, Payroll 

    Who We Are:

    For more than a century, L’Oréal has devoted its energy, innovation, and scientific excellence solely to one business: Beauty. Our goal is to offer each and every person around the world the best of beauty in terms of quality, efficacy, safety, sincerity and responsibility to satisfy all beauty needs and desires in their infinite diversity.  

    L’Oreal USA is excited to announce the establishment of a People Services function, based in Tampa, Florida. The People Services function will take on and centralize critical, operational Human Resources work with a goal of increasing collaboration, leveraging shared knowledge, and creating a more consistent employee experience. Come join our dynamic team and help us elevate the employee journey!

    What You Will Do:

    Direct the activities of the Corporate Payroll Accounting, Tax and Support Unit.  This unit has three primary responsibilities.  First, ensure all payroll transactions are accurately booked to our general ledger in a timely manner including P&L and balance sheet account reconciliations.  Second, ensure employment tax compliance including management of our vendor for accurate and timely completion of tax payments and returns.  Third, provide payroll processing support.  This includes payroll funding, benefits, expatriate, and relocation administration. 

    • Respond to internal and external requests in accounting and employment tax matters 

    • Serve as primary contact to the finance and accounting community for all payroll expense related inquiries  

    • Ensure timely and accurate monthly posting of regular payroll expense including fringe (employer payroll expense) and accrual journals to general ledger 

    • Manage completion of balance sheet account reconciliations for all payroll activity including the payroll cash account 

    • Track departmental operational and project expenses including providing detailed variance explanations to department head.   

    • Management of departmental POs 

    • Ensure timely and accurate funding of employment taxes to our vendor 

    • Manage all tax “exception” activity including refunds, tax notices and amended return processing 

    • Serve as point person for employment tax compliance and reporting requirements 

    • Provide net cash projections and actual information to Treasury 

    • Manage the relocation process for payroll activity  

    • Communication with Corporate Tax on all employment tax issues and audits 

    • Complete tax research and provide process recommendations for employment tax issues 

    • Fringe benefit processing including company car taxability calculations 

    • Creation and distribution of payroll accrual calendar


    What We Are Looking For:

    Required Qualifications: 

    • Bachelor’s degree coupled with 6-8 plus years’ related experience 

    • Prior management history 

    • Multi-state large employer experience 

    • Extensive accounting & employment tax knowledge 

    • Proficient in MS Office applications specifically excel  

    • Physical in-office presence 

    • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced complex deadline-oriented environment 

    • You  may be expected to travel to Berkeley Heights, NJ up to 20% of your time during the first year of your employment at L'Oreal USA


    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree 

    • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) and/or Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) 

    • ADP SmartCompliance & Vantage Payroll Platform experience


    What’s In It For You:

    • Competitive Benefit Package (Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Pension Plan) 

    • Hybrid Work Policy (3 Days in Office, 2 Days Work from Home) 

    • Flexible Time Off (Paid Company Holidays, Paid Vacation, Vacation Buy Program, Volunteer Time, Summer Fridays & More!) 

    • Access to Company Perks (VIP Access to L’Oréal’s Internal Shop for Discounted Products, Monthly Mobile Allowance) 

    • Learning & Development Opportunities (Unlimited Access to E-learnings, Lunch & Learn Sessions, Mentorship Programs, & More!) 

    • Employee Resource Groups (Think Tanks and Innovation Squads) 

    • Access to Mental Health & Wellness Programs


    Don’t meet every single requirement? At L'Oréal, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and innovative workplace. If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with the qualifications listed in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways! You may just be the right candidate for this or other roles! 

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and take pride in a diverse environment. We would love to find out more about you as a candidate and do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other legally protected status. 

    If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to access job openings or apply for a job on this site as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by contacting If you need assistance to accommodate a disability, you may request an accommodation at any time.  

    Our Safe Together Plan: Your safety is our highest priority. We will proceed with caution and adhere to enhanced protection standards to ensure our sites are safe for all employees. We must all operate with the shared responsibility for each other’s health & safety in mind.

  • Industry
    Consumer Goods
  • Fun Fact
    L’Oréal owns a number of men's product lines, including Baxter of California which is a fast growing brand in men's grooming.
  • About Us

    Join L'Oréal, the world’s #1 beauty company, and the 40th most valued company1, with a global presence in over 150 markets. We are a 100-year-old business embarking on a sustainable, digital, and societal transformation. Committed to inventing the future of beauty through tech and engineering, we harness the power of data, technology, innovation, and science at the core of our strategy to address complex challenges at scale while upholding our commitments to society and the planet.

    With 86,000 employees across 150 countries spanning five continents, L'Oréal leads the world in beauty and pioneers beauty tech. Our portfolio comprises 36 international brands grouped into four unique divisions: Luxe, Consumer Products, Dermatological Beauty, and Professional Products. Some of our renowned brands include CeraVe, La Roche Posay, Lancôme, Giorgio Armani Beauty, Yves Saint Laurent Beauté, Maybelline New York, and so much more.

    For over a century, we've been dedicated to the beauty industry, striving to bring beauty to all people. Our ambition is to reach another one billion consumers worldwide by innovating and creating cosmetic and skincare products tailored to the diverse beauty needs and desires of individuals.

    Now, it's about you. If you're driven, love challenges, embrace learning and growth, and aspire to make a positive impact on the world, we invite you to join our diverse teams. Whether you're an intern or a seasoned professional, we are always on the lookout for new talents to contribute to our mission.

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