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Payroll Supervisor (Remote)

Date:  Aug 3, 2022

Broomfield, CO, US

Company:  Vail Resorts
Shift Type:  Year Round

As a leading mountain resort operator with over 40 resorts in sixteen states and four countries. We exist to create an Experience of a Lifetime for our employees, so they can, in turn, provide and Experience of a Lifetime for our guests. We are looking for leaders, innovators, creators, and ambitious professionals to join our talented team. If you’re ready to pursue your fullest potential, we want to get to know you!

Many of our Corporate function teams can now live and work in any of the states in which Vail Resorts currently operates* – enabling flexible remote work alongside a commitment to building and maintaining strong culture both in person and virtually. If you’re ready to pursue your fullest potential, we want to get to know you. Find your purpose with us at

Job Specifications: 

  • Outlet: Corporate
  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time / Year Round
  • Other Specifics: Remote 


Job Summary:

Reporting to the Payroll Manager, the Payroll Supervisor leads and coaches the Payroll Team in the day-to-day operations of the payroll department, ensuring our 50k+ employees in the United States and Canada are paid accurately and on-time, every time. You will promote best practices and technological advancements to ensure that your team is responsive, employs discipline in the areas of controls and accuracy, and is able to gain operational efficiencies wherever possible.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Supervise a team responsible for specific payroll functions, including hiring, scheduling, assigning and directing work, training, coaching, counseling, and performance reviews
  • Oversee the weekly/bi-weekly US and Canadian payroll cycle processing, ensuring that employees are paid accurately and on time, with the proper payroll deductions and taxation
  • Act as a primary payroll contact, working cross-functionally with other departments to discuss potential issues, escalations, impacts, and solutions as they relate to payroll processing
  • Oversees compliance with federal, state, and local payroll tax laws and wage laws
  • Participates on project teams to support department and company sponsored initiatives, providing necessary feedback, recommendations, and testing to ensure payroll controls are met
  • Analyze payroll challenges and required solutions and partner with the firm’s payroll processor to determine and implement necessary resolution measures;
  • Reviews team procedures to ensure resources are up to date, accurate and in compliance with Sarbanes Oxley controls. Analyzes resources to provide recommendations for improvements to Payroll Manager.
  • Responsible for identifying, designing, and implementing process improvements for assigned area.
  • Responsible for related PeopleSoft module(s), ensuring the integrity of data, proper security access for modules, and upgrades are properly implemented and functioning as designed
  • Other duties as assigned to support the general purpose of the position’s functions



  • Multi entity, multi-state/provincial payroll process (US & Canada)
  • Strong supervisory and leadership ability
  • Full-cycle payroll processing and time entry
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • Must be attentive to detail and accuracy, and committed to excellence and quality
  • Strong analytical, research, and problem-solving skills required
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to present complex data in a simplified manner
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Handles pressure well, adjusts plans to meet change needs and acts on opportunities
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment



  • Experience with PeopleSoft Payroll and Time & Labor
  • Experience with high-volume payroll processing
  • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) certification or willing to study for exam and become certified
  • Basic SQL


The budgeted range starts at $60,000 - $73,450.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.

The perks include a free ski pass, and a set of benefits including... 

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance, and a 401(k) retirement plan  
  • Hourly employees are generally eligible for accrued Paid Time Off (PTO), Extra Time Off (ETO) and Sick Time.  Salaried employees are generally eligible for Flexible Time Off (FTO) 
  • Paid Parental Leave for eligible mothers and fathers  
  • Healthcare & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts  
  • Life, AD&D, and disability insurance 


Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts.  At Vail Resorts, our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak.  

*Remote work is currently permitted from British Columbia and the 16 U.S. states in which we currently operate. This includes: California, Colorado, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New York, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Utah, Vermont, Washington State, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. Please note that the ability to work remotely, and the particulars related to such work, are subject to change at any time; and, accordingly, the Company reserves the right to change its policies and/or require in-person/in-office work at any time in its sole discretion.   

Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

Requisition ID 458707

Nearest Major Market: Denver