Payroll Supervisor

  • Reno, NV, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Headquartered in Reno, Nevada, Ormat is a leading geothermal company and the only vertically integrated company solely engaged in geothermal and recovered energy generation (REG), with the objective of becoming a leading global provider of renewable energy. 

Job Description

This position is responsible for overseeing the processing of US timekeeping and payroll in accordance with applicable payroll tax law and SOX procedures.

Additional Information


  • Responsible for overseeing the processing of US timekeeping and payroll functions and ensuring that payroll is processed timely and accurately
  • Provide leadership, training and supervision to the payroll staff
  • Responsible for establishing goals and objectives as well as evaluating the performance of the payroll staff
  • Responsible for creating, automating, maintaining and distributing management reports
  • Responsible for ensuring system data is up to date on state and federal employment and payroll law requirements
  • Independently conduct appropriate audits to ensure data integrity
  • Work with HR to ensure benefits policies are being implemented and that accurate benefit deductions and record-keeping is occurring
  • Administer and maintain payroll and timekeeping systems
  • Create and maintain monthly reports
  • Act as liaison to Payroll Company for implementations and report management
  • Provide excellent internal and external customer service
  • Develop best practices to improve efficiency of payroll processes
  • Must be available to work nights, weekends and more than 40 hours per week if necessary, to get the job done


  • Other duties and projects as assigned by management


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field or a combination of equivalent work experience and education
  • Minimum 7 years payroll processing and timekeeping experience
  • Minimum 3 years supervisory experience
  • Demonstrated coaching/mentoring skills and issue management problem solving skills
  • Ability to deal with highly confidential information in a professional and discrete manner
  • Must have excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to think creatively to solve problems
  • Excellent trouble-shooting and problem-solving skills with the ability to think analytically and prioritize
  • Attention to detail and organizational skills a must
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision and take initiative when appropriate
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English at a level which will permit the employee to accurately understand and communicate information to safely and efficiently perform the job duties
  • Must be able to use and acquire knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, database and presentation.
  • Must be proficient in MS word, Excel, Power Point and use of the Internet
  • Must have extensive working knowledge of Adobe Acrobat Professional and Data Base management and administration
  • Ability to adapt and utilize various reporting tools


  • The ability to work at a computer, and computer monitor, and use repetitive motion for long periods of time
  • The ability to occasionally lift up to 25 pounds
  • This position requires sitting 80% of the time and standing and walking 20% of the time
  • All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
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