Job ID 2020-4758
Job Locations
Accounting / Finance
Regular Full-Time


NCI is a leading provider of enterprise solutions and services to U.S. defense, intelligence, health and civilian government agencies. NCI's AI solution, Shai(tm), scales humans with artificial intelligence by empowering the workforce to meet their mission by using best in class AI solutions coupled with our exceptional service offerings. Working with strategic partners, NCI is committed to bringing commercial innovation to missions of national importance. NCI is a mid-tier systems integrator headquartered in Reston, VA, and operates at locations across the globe.


NCI has been designated a 2020 Military Friendly Employer by  



NCI: As the Payroll Manager, you will oversee the  payroll department, direct staff, ensure Time & Expense (T&E) system is maintained and  ensure that staff is trained. In assuming this position, you will be a critical contributor to meeting NCI's mission: To deliver innovative, cost-effective solutions and services that enable our customers to rapidly adapt to dynamic environments.



  • Ensures customer satisfaction and payroll is processed timely and accurately
  • Responsible for all payroll functions
  • May require accountability to both finance and human resource departments
  • Manages payroll staff and typically reports to the controller or manager of human resources
  • Manages payroll workload to meet operational requirements
  • Ensures payroll is processed in an accurate, compliant and timely manner
  • Directs the preparation of payroll related documents
  • Oversees compliance with statutory reporting and filing requirements
  • Compiles data from payroll sources
  • Prepares relevant weekly, monthly, quarterly and year-end reports
  • Monitors the accurate processing of staff appointments, transfers, promotions and terminations
  • Prepares and review payroll account reconciliations
  • Maintains accurate account balances
  • Reviews and improves payroll policies and procedures
  • Oversees the maintenance of current employee data systems
  • Ensures all payroll information and records are maintained in accordance with statutory requirements
  • Supports all internal and external audits related to payroll
  • Processes payroll checks for executive staff
  • Interprets new legislation impacting payroll
  • Manages and resolves issues relating to payroll production
  • Manages performance and develops payroll staff



  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent related experience
  • 7 - 12 years experience




Physical Requirements:


This position requires the ability to perform the below essential functions:

  • Sitting for long periods
  • Standing for long periods
  • Ambulate throughout an office
  • Ambulate between several buildings

It is the policy of NCI to provide equal opportunity in recruiting, hiring, training, and promoting individuals in all job categories without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected class or category as may be defined by federal, state, or local laws or regulations. In addition, we affirm that all compensation, benefits, company-sponsored training, educational assistance, social, and recreational programs are administered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. It is our firm intent to support equal employment opportunity and affirmative action in keeping with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulationsNCI is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.


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