Manager, Payroll Department
at Northbay Healthcare

Date Posted: 10/25/2019

Job Description


Manager, Payroll Department
Full Time, FTE:  1
Administration Center
Fairfield, CA (GreenValley)

Job Summary:

This Manager is responsible and accountable for overall management of payroll staff and processes which includes assessing, planning, implementing, auditing and evaluating all aspects of services delivered; ensuring timely payroll, quality programs and a level of customer service that strives to exceed internal and external customer expectations. The payroll manager carries out the strategy and vision for payroll supporting NorthBay Healthcare’s strategic plan, quality commitment, and values, while complying with the system’s policies / procedures and all applicable laws and standards. Reports to the Assistant VP Finance/Controller.


  1. Bachelor's degree with 4 years payroll manager experience, or an equivalent (minimum 8 years) combination of education and experience at a supervisory level is required.
  2. Master’s degree preferred.

Experience/Skills :

  1. Minimum of at least 6 years of experience in the payroll function, minimum of 2 years in the recent 3 years in a leadership role.
  2. Microsoft Office with advanced Excel aptitude, advanced working knowledge and five plus years of payroll experience with major ERP software, experience with check writing and document imaging software. 
  3. Demonstrated working knowledge of computerized general ledger systems
  4. 10-key calculator by touch.
  5. Exhibits communication and interpersonal skills necessary to interface with all levels of management and staff.
  6. Ability to motivate, delegate, analyze information and problem solve.
  7. Ability to work independently, and as a team member, by establishing cooperative working relationships.
  8. Exhibits strong customer service history, requiring confidentiality and sensitivity. Ability to meet deadlines, multi-task and adapt to changing priorities is required. 
  9. The NorthBay Way is a set of value-based behaviors that are to be consistently demonstrated and role modeled by all employees that work at NorthBay Healthcare.  The NorthBay Way principles consist of Caring, Communication, Collaboration and Competence.
  1. Leadership and Management Qualities:
    Business Acumen: Understands NorthBay’s Payroll model, industry and marketplace; demonstrates the cognitive ability to assess situations, diagnose problems and determine an appropriate course of action to enhance the effectiveness of the organization and in alignment with core values.
  2. Dealing with Ambiguity: Demonstrates the ability and willingness to cope with change and can act and decide without excessive amounts of data or information. Can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.
  3. Builds effective relationships with others: Uses listening and empathy and asks questions to understand what it is like to walk in another’s shoes. Creates and maintains a safe environment for conveying information openly, accurately and honestly; creates a common understanding amongst all parties.
  4. Self- awareness and Communication: Understand own strengths, growth opportunities, attributes, and emotions. Models courage, authenticity, service, transparency and effectiveness. Can determine the best way to get things done with senior executives, physicians and clinicians by understanding their language and responding to their needs.
    Decision Quality: routinely makes good decisions based upon a mixture of data, analysis, wisdom, experience and judgment.
  5. Command Skills: Understands and accepts the role of a leader and is comfortable under pressure. Is comfortable bringing up differing points of view.
  6. Development: provides development opportunities for staff and supports others in their personal and professional objectives by offering coaching and feedback.


Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Fairfield, CA
  • Job Type: Health Care
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 10/25/2019

About Us

At NorthBay Healthcare, we are committed to upholding the health, wellness, and vitality of the California community members throughout Solano County and beyond. Tracing our roots back to 1960, we are the area’s only locally-based, locally-managed non-profit healthcare organization. Our presence as a leader in innovative healthcare solutions is made possible by a talented team of professionals who enjoy making a difference as well as a living. We call it “The NorthBay Way.” The principles that lead our work include:

  • Caring– be friendly, be helpful; treat others in the way they want to be treated. Be compassionate; demonstrate genuine concern for the well-being of others. Affirm the worth and potential of others, and encourage caring behaviors.
  • Collaborationhonor promises and commitments; work in a spirit of cooperation. Establish and maintain healthy interpersonal relationships. Appreciate and use the knowledge and experience of others; fully support decisions once they are made. Be fair, be equitable, and be aware in all actions affecting others.
  • Communication be consistent; earn and maintain the trust of others. Listen first; strive to understand events as they have meaning to others. Provide frequent, direct, and truthful communications. Ensure a clear and compelling purpose for the work that needs to be done. Show appreciation, recognize results, and celebrate accomplishments.
  • Competence – take personal responsibility for uncompromising levels of service, quality, and safety. Be accountable for problems that cross your path: do whatever it takes to do the right thing. Manage resources with prudence and responsibility; encourage innovation and risk-taking in others. Engage in lifelong learning to grow more skilled, professionally and personally.

We are pleased to present a variety of impactful, rewarding career positions for individuals with a variety of professional skills, goals, and experience – including clinical nurse specialists, computer systems analysts, medical and health services managers, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, and more. Join the NorthBay Healthcare Talent Network today to stay up-to-date on our openings as they continue to become available!

What is a Talent Network?

Talent Networks enhance your job search and application process. Whether you choose to apply or just leave your information, we look forward to staying connected with you.

Why Join?

  • Receive alerts with new job opportunities that match your interests
  • Share job opportunities through Social Media or email

Are you looking for a new job? Check out these current opportunities: Clinical Nurse Specialist Jobs, Computer Systems Analyst Jobs, Health Services Manager Jobs, Nurse Practitioner Jobs and Registered Nurse Jobs