NUWEST GROUP | Job Opening Director of Payroll

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NuWest Healthcare is an award-winning healthcare staffing agency with 30 years of expertise.  We build sustainable healthcare workforce solutions for hospitals and health systems across the country with temp, temp-to-hire, direct hire, travel nursing capabilities.

We hire creative problem solvers with strong communication skills and enthusiasm to learn, grow, and help others while helping expand our business. If that sounds like you, let’s talk. 

Director of Payroll

We are seeking an experienced Director of Payroll to lead our payroll team and oversee all aspects of payroll operations for our organization. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in payroll administration and management, as well as excellent leadership and communication skills.


  • Supervise, develop and mentor a team of payroll professionals.
    • Oversee daily operations and perform administrative functions for the payroll department.
  • Responsible for the development, training and mentorship of payroll team ensuringoptimal performance.
  • Leverage technology to gain efficiencies and accuracy.
  • Remain updated on current and changing payroll related laws across multiple states.
  • Update payroll policy and procedure documents.
  • Establish and maintain effective communication and coordination with company associates, departments, and management.
  • Establish and maintain effective business relations with vendors, outside auditors and regulators, and professional trade groups.
  • Ensure compliance and resolve all issues related to state and local payroll laws andregulations including wage and hour laws, tax and other filings.
  • Review annual W-2 preparation and quarterly and annual payroll tax return filings. Work with external payroll company as needed.
  • Assume responsibility for related duties as required or assigned.
  • Assist with Workers Comp audits and related issues.
  • Create and maintain a positive team environment, conduct routine team meetings, provide recognition and celebrate successes.



Education and Experience Requirement(s):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field preferred

  • 8-10 years of experience processing high volume payroll required

  • 3 years of supervisor/management experience required

  • 2 years of Travel Nurse staffing industry experience

  • Acquisition integration experience a plus

  • Systems integrations experience a plus


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of multi-state payroll practices and laws required

  • Knowledge of payroll tax laws, regulations, and reporting requirements

  • Understanding of automated payroll applications such as Paycom, ADP, etc.

  • Outstanding Customer Service

  • Meticulous attention to detail

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Innate aptitude for problem solving

  • Ability to work both quickly and accurately

  • Team player attitude



Compensation: $120,000 – $150,000


  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Life, LTD, Accident Insurance
  • EAP, Pet Insurance, Legal Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Account
  • Paid Time Off
    • 10 Vacation Days/year
    • 2 Floating Holidays/year
    • Holidays (8 days)
    • 80 hrs (10 days) Sick Leave


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