Payroll Manager

Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta
Posted Date 4 days ago(9/20/2021 2:22 PM)
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C2 Education is looking for a Payroll Manager who will own the timely and compliant completion of the Company’s payroll processes for approximately 1,200 employees.  This role will replace our retiring Payroll Manager, and will allow us to seamlessly continue to support our employees, located in approximately 170 centers across 14 states.  The Payroll Manager will report to the Corporate Controller, and will own the biweekly payroll process.  In addition, the Payroll Manager will be an integral part of the C2 Education Accounting Team, and will work closely with Accounting, HR, and Operations to ensure an error free payroll process.



C2 Education is the nation’s fastest-growing network of personal tutoring for SAT/ACT test preparation, schoolwork help, and college admissions planning. We have helped over 50,000 students in elementary school, middle school, and high school enhance their educational opportunities by offering customized curricula, personalized attention, and a wide variety of enrichment services.


  • C2 Education has some of the smartest and skilled teachers in the industry. Our teachers score at or above the 95th percentile in subjects they will teach and go through extensive teacher training.
  • Our curriculum for the SAT, ACT, AP tests, math, reading, and writing is unique, comprehensive, and extensive. Our proprietary SAT curriculum alone contains over 10,000 questions for students to study with.

Our Mission: “At C2, we believe in our students and in their potential for greatness. We take students towards their dreams. C2 helps our students and their families benefit from a better education, now and always.”


We believe that every student has great potential for academic and personal growth. We are more than a test prep center. Our expertise, personalized curricula, and college counseling resources set us apart.



  • Manage a complex, service-oriented, multi-state payroll, including garnishments, benefits, and taxes, consistent with federal and state wage and hour laws using Paycom.
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state, local, and other applicable rules and regulations in accurately processing payroll, withholding taxes, garnishments, and deductions.
  • Point of contact for payroll issues and engages appropriate resources for resolution.
  • Actively manage key internal relationships with Finance, HR, A/P, IT, and Operations, as appropriate.
  • Subject matter expert on all payroll processes and procedures, including but not limited to, extra on-cycle payrolls, off-cycle payrolls, year-end processing, retroactive payments, quarterly/annual tax processes, etc.
  • Be an active participant in the Company’s annual audit process, as it pertains to Payroll-related requests.
  • Supervise and train Payroll Specialist, with goal of having a backup person for critical Payroll responsibilities.



  • Exercise sound independent judgment within established guidelines; ability to work independently.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Work involves meeting multiple demands on a timely basis and may require occasional overtime; work outside regular business hours may be required from time to time.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, or other related field.
  • Working knowledge of Paycom payroll system (desired, not required).
  • 4 or more years of large payroll processing experience (1,000+ employees) that includes exposure to benefits, 401(k) plans, and multi-location environments. Experience with California payroll requirements preferred.
  • 2 or more years of experience as a Payroll Manager, with direct ownership of the entire payroll process.
  • Must be organized and detail-oriented.
  • Ability to handle complex payroll issues.



The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job.

C2 Education provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, C2 Education complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has operations. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training


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