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Senior Payroll Administrator

Company: DRS Technologies
Location: Arlington
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Job ID: 104465

Leonardo DRS is a prime contractor, leading technology innovator and supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and defense contractors worldwide. The company specializes in naval and maritime systems, ground combat mission command and network computing, global satellite communications and network infrastructure, avionics systems, and intelligence and security solutions. Additionally, the company builds power systems and electro-optical/infrared systems for a wide range of commercial customers. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, Leonardo DRS is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo S.p.A. For additional information on DRS, please visit our website at

Job Summary

The Senior Payroll Administrator will process payroll and T&E, maintain reports and analyze all functions within the payroll environment.

Job Responsibilities

* Responsible to process payroll including balancing and reconciling all payroll figures

* Verify payroll, including entering any exceptions such as overtime, personal time, sick time, vacation time, etc.

* Verify yearend incentive through the payroll system

* Prepare reports as required by location, calculating the new gross YTD payroll using beginning gross, new hire gross, gross salary increases, termination gross, etc.

* Balance the total YTD payroll figures calculated on the control worksheet to both the Employee File Maintenance Report and the Payroll Balance Sheet reports

* Balance direct deposit payroll data and release to bank via phone

* Prepare wire transfer request forms for all payrolls

* Process, audit & review all Concur domestic and international travel expenses.

* Administrator for Deltek CostPoint and timekeeping system.

* Balance all garnishments and issue checks to appropriate agencies through accounts payable system

* Prepare verifications of employment for employee credit applications, mortgages, etc

* Balance all yearend W-2 data, including gross wages, taxes, life insurance, moving expenses, car allowances, etc.

* Answer payroll inquiries from a variety of sources including employees, management, banks, governmental agencies etc.

* Prepare journal entries as needed, such as to record void checks, errors, etc.

* Analyze various payroll liability and cash general ledger accounts on a monthly basis

* Ability to meet deadlines while maintaining a high level of accuracy in a multi-task environment

* Work involves sensitive and confidential information; discretion is essential


* High school diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience

* Mastery of payroll business procedures and principles

* Working knowledge of computerized payroll systems

* Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite

* Knowledge of local, state and federal laws that pertain to the payment of wages

* Must have at least five (5) plus years of payroll experience

* Knowledge of payroll business procedures and principles

* Working knowledge of computerized payroll systems.

* Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.

* Knowledge of local, state and federal laws that pertain to the payment of wages.

* Deltek/CostPoint, Concur, ADP experience preferred.

COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families, and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, Leonardo DRS is taking action to address the risk and uncertainty COVID variants pose in the workplace. We require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated, unless a medical or religious accommodation is formally approved by Leonardo DRS prior to commencing employment.

Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Our Mission

To build shareholder value through a commitment to high ethical standards and a superior performance culture focused on customers, employees, financial results and corporate citizenship.

Our Vision

To be the leading mid-tier defense technology company in the U.S.

Our Values

Our employees appreciate a culture of open honest communications, and fair and equitable treatment. We accomplish this through:

INTEGRITY. At Leonardo DRS ethics and accountability always comes first.

OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE. We set high standards of performance for ourselves and others. We consistently deliver excellent products and services. We adhere to quality levels demanded by our customers. We assume responsibility and accountability to achieve excellence. We settle for nothing less.

CUSTOMER FOCUS. We go above and beyond to meet customer needs, and work to create long-term relationships with our customers.

DIVERSITY, EQUITY, & INCLUSION. We accept unconditionally the value that every individual has to offer. We embrace different points of view. We continually foster an environment that enables all employees to contribute to their full potential. We cooperate together as a diverse workforce serving a diverse population.

INNOVATION. At Leonardo DRS, innovation is in our DNA. We have built this company through the innovative ideas of our employees and continue to foster an environment that rewards new ideas to help our government and military customers save lives, solve critical problems and modernize to ensure mission success for years to come.

Leonardo DRS, Inc. is committed

to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued. We are committed to building a workplace where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. At Leonardo DRS, we believe that a diverse and inclusive environment makes us a stronger Company. We embrace different points of view, respect one another in the workplace, and understand that an inclusive environment furthers creativity, innovation, and business performance.

For additional information on Leonardo DRS, please visit our website at

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