Payroll Director directs all aspects of payroll operations. Oversees payroll processes and procedures including taxes and finance demands regarding payroll payments. Being a Payroll Director designs short-term and long-term strategies for continuous improvement in payroll operations. Requires a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Payroll Director typically reports to top management. The Payroll Director manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. To be a Payroll Director typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience.