Gryphon Technologies

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Payroll Manager

Payroll Manager

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Gryphon, headquartered in Washington, DC, is a premier engineering services firm with expertise in Systems Integration, C4ISR, T&E and Integrated Logistics with a focus on Cyber Security for Control Systems for all Navy platforms and systems. Gryphon provides the skills necessary to manage the development and operations of these mission critical systems. For over 15 years, the Company has designed, integrated, maintained, and upgraded state-of-the-art systems for the Department of Defense. Gryphon also provides many of its government clients with the systems analysis, integration, and program management skills necessary to manage the development and operations of their mission critical systems. Gryphon Technologies is the federal government’s partner working in support of mission critical systems. We are proud of our ability to help shape tomorrow, while ensuring today’s U.S. and coalition forces can carry out their critical missions and tasks.


Gryphon Technologies, LC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, Females, Disabled, & Veterans are encouraged to apply.


  • Managing the daily operations within the Payroll Department, while functioning as a "working supervisor" who spends more than 50% of their time personally performing payroll processing and related activities.
  • Responsible for processing garnishments, unemployment reporting, time-off reporting and generating standard and ad hoc reports.
  • Responsible for balancing payroll runs and communicating transfers for ADP’s services.
  • Handling all payroll withholding tax issues including quarterly and annual balancing.
  • Assure timely and accurate filing of all payroll related federal, state and local taxes in various states where the company has employees.
  • Performing timely and accurate preparation of bi-weekly payroll for entire company via ADP; ensuring employees are paid in compliance to state laws and company policies.
  • Maintaining and updating all payroll system tables and configurations.
  • Monitoring system performance and ensure system and data integrity.
  • Performing provider bill reconciliation and journal entries as they relate to payroll and employee fringe benefits.
  • Providing support in the Quarter/Year end process and/or audits.
  • Perform benefit-to-cost payroll reconciliations to ensure the company is capturing all benefit costs appropriately.
  • Supporting business users in the identification and resolution of payroll system and process issues.
  • Supporting system conversions and implementations as it relates to the payroll system.
  • Must be able to demonstrate the ability to manage projects or assignments that are complex in nature where professional judgment is required in solving problems and making recommendations.
  • Ensure key customer service metrics within the Payroll Service desk are met.
  • Ability to recommend technical solutions directed towards sustainable root-cause resolutions to payroll system or process problems.
  • Drive continuous improvement through identification and implementation of new value-adding process, application and reporting enhancements.
  • Will have one or more Payroll Specialists as direct reports.
  • Assisting with other related jobs as needed.


Ideal candidate would have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, HR, Business Admin, or equivalent is required. A minimum of five years related experience is required.


Individual must have extensive knowledge and experience in ADP (includes ADP Workforce Now and HRB). HR knowledge as it relates to payroll is preferred. Experience with Government Contract Accounting, Deltek Time Collection 9.0, Costpoint 7.0 and Cognos\ Impromptu. Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office.


Must be able to work in a team environment and establish strong cross-functional relationships. 


Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) is recommended.


Effectively and professionally deal with all levels of management and personnel, answering payroll related questions and troubleshooting issues. Manage partnerships with technical support teams ensuring effective communication, ability to prioritize, execution, and adherence to established company policies and procedures as they relate to payroll. Well versed with standard payroll concepts, practices and procedures. Excellent phone skills. Ability to exercise individual judgment in researching problems and resolving employee issues with a sense of urgency to meet strict deadlines. Strong internal customer focus, a real “go to” person.


One must have good written communication, interpersonal, problem-solving, analytical, mathematical, and organizational skills. Ability to follow directions is a must. Applicants must be able to work well alone and as part of a team. A Security Clearance or the ability to obtain one is desired. U.S. Citizenship required.