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Manager, Payroll

St Louis, Missouri
Category Headquarters Location ID 1 Location Name Saint Louis Support Center Address 3630 S Geyer Road State/Region Missouri Postal Code 63127 Country United States
Manager, Payroll

Panera, LLC is currently accepting applications for a

Payroll Manager

Panera bread is a specialty concept with unparalleled people and quality products offering careers as diverse as our breads. As a result of continued growth, Panera Bread is actively seeking a Payroll Manager to provide leadership, develop people, manage payroll processes, and partner with payroll tax and payroll accounting.


  • Payroll Processing Management.
  • Leadership and support of Payrolls, W2s, Garnishments/Wage attachments.
  • Knowledge of overall Payroll Accounting, Payroll Tax, SOX compliance, Payroll Systems.
  • Knowledge of Federal Wage and Hour Laws and other payroll compliance requirements.
  • Ability to Supervise, mentor and coach payroll team members.
  • Department Leadership to team members.
  • Ensure all facets of payroll are planned and completed within necessary timeframe.
  • Identify payroll issues and make proactive recommendations for improvements.
  • Manage multiple payroll projects as assigned in required timeline.
  • Evaluate and improve processes to position Panera for current and future growth.
  • Ability to work with reporting and analysis of data.
  • Ability to support Customer service requirements, call center tracking and reporting.
  • Knowledge of U.S and Canada payroll laws.
  • Partner with Operations, Accounting, HR and other departments as required.


  • 10+ years of Payroll Management experience with large company.
  • Experience with Workday OR other payroll systems.
  • Experience with multi state (40+) multi-jurisdictional payrolls.
  • Experience with U.S. and Canadian payroll
  • Experience with Payroll Accounting and Payroll Tax
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office skills, particularly Excel (pivot tables, filters, v-lookup)
  • Ability to prioritize, exercise judgment and anticipate needs in a multi tasking and rapidly changing environment.
  • Experience with Payroll Project Management
  • Experience with Audit Controls
  • Experience leading and management of team members.
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • Associates or Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Buisness Required
  • CPP Required

Saint Louis Support Center

External Reference Code JR0015639 Company Name 100 Panera, LLC

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