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Senior Payroll Professional
Job Location: Novi, Michigan
Job Summary:
Senior member of the payroll team that will ensure accurate and timely processing of company’s payroll on a weekly, semi-monthly, monthly basis and ensure all company pay practice policies and controls are in place and operating effectively.
Main Responsibilities:
 Define, document and implement payroll policies and procedures
 Manage workflow to ensure all payroll transactions are processed accurately and timely
 Correct interface issues to payroll vendor from (HRIS system and benefit vendors)
 Reconcile payroll prior to transmission and validate reports
 Resolve payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing issues
 Respond to payroll questions and requests
 Ensure taxation of benefits, special payments and bonuses are configured properly in payroll system
 Support periodic processes including merit increases, bonus processing and special payments
 Work with payroll vendor to ensure employee and employer taxes are correctly calculated, withheld and remitted to the appropriate tax authority
 Manage garnishment process with third party vendor
 Perform compliance reporting for unclaimed payroll checks
 Process accurate and timely year-end reporting (W-2, W-2c, etc)
 Develop ad hoc reporting as needed
 Ensure compliance with current government regulations and prepare necessary government reporting
 Understand and comply with Union contracts
 Demonstrate a desire for continuous improvement
Support internal and external audits as necessary

Education: Bachelor’s Degrees
Work Experience:
 Min. 7-10 years in payroll processing
 Working knowledge of payroll best practices
 Strong knowledge of federal and state regulations including multi-state taxation
 Knowledge of general HR
 Payroll and Timekeeping systems - specifically ADP GlobalView and Kronos
 HRIS - specifically Oracle Fusion
 MS Office, Excel

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Posted 5/21/20