Jim Longley

Director of Payroll Services
P: 920-996-1218

Expertise

  • Payroll services

Jim has more than 30 years of payroll experience, ranging from payroll processing to consulting with companies on payroll software systems.

As director of the Payroll team at Schenck, Jim maintains the seamless operation of payroll services and establishes positive and meaningful relationships with payroll clients. He is well-versed on all aspects of payroll, including garnishments and tax compliance issues, and is responsible for firm-wide standardization of payroll-related processes.

Prior to joining Schenck, Jim served as a payroll manager for Packaging Dynamics, a division of Novolex. While working for Regal Beloit Corporation, he successfully developed and maintained processes to integrate nearly 20 corporate acquisitions.

Accomplishments

  • Changed payroll to paperless to save employer $250,000 per year
  • Streamlined payroll process, saving staff five hours of work per week
  • Automated exception entry to reduce errors in payroll process

Education

Arizona State University, BS, Business Management

Certified Payroll Professional

Professional memberships

  • American Payroll Association
  • American Payroll Hotline Referral
  • Society for Human Resource Management

Community involvement

  • 1981 Arizona State University National Championship Baseball Team, Member
  • Avid fisherman and outdoorsman
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