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  Avfuel Corporation

Location:  Ann Arbor

Based in Ann Arbor, our client is a large, multi-state organization in the commodities industry. They are seeking a Full-Time HR/Payroll Specialist to join their Human Resources team with a focus on processing and recording of payroll as well as providing additional human resources support for multiple locations. More information about the organization can be found at <>.

• Perform bi-weekly payroll department operations
• Manage workflow to ensure all payroll transactions are processed accurately and timely
• Reconcile payroll prior to transmission and validate confirmed reports
• Understand proper taxation of employer paid benefits
• Process correct garnishment calculations and compliance
• Execute time and attendance processing and interface with payroll
• Process accurate and timely year-end reporting when necessary (W-2, W-2c, etc)
• Develop ad hoc financial and operational reporting as needed
• Process new hires, status changes, benefits and terminations
• File workers compensation cases as needed and follow up until completion
• Respond to verification of employment requests
• Process unemployment including state specific reporting
• Process pre-employment paperwork, applications, background checks & drug testing

• Associates Degree in Business/HR and/or equivalent experience required, Bachelors degree preferred

• 1-2 years experience processing multi-state payroll a plus
• Working knowledge of payroll best practices is a plus
• Strong knowledge of federal and state regulations a plus
• Strong PC skills including proficiency in Excel
• Strong work ethic and team player
• High degree of professionalism
• Ability to deal sensitively with confidential material
• Strong customer service and interpersonal skills
• Ability to communicate with various levels of management
• Strong multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills
• Ability to apply problem solving skills and analytical skills

Link to Application:

Posted 5/1/19


Gestamp is seeking a Payroll Supervisor for the U.S. Region of Gestamp North America, based in Troy, MI.


The Payroll Supervisor is responsible for the administration, coordination and evaluation of the Payroll function for the U.S. Region of Gestamp North America. This includes responsibility for scheduling pay processing, payroll team member training and development in relation to payroll responsibilities, and collaborating with other HR functions:  Benefits & Compensation, Recruiting and Global Mobility. The Payroll Supervisor works with the HR staff at the U.S. Region sites to ensure that the payroll process is efficient and accurate. The Payroll Supervisor is responsible for the interactions with the third party tax and garnishment agency, works with the HRIS staff and the Finance, Tax and Treasury staffs on various issues. This position reports to the VP HR for the U.S. Region.

Key Responsibilities:

    Processes the Gestamp U.S. Region plant, R&D, and office payrolls.
    Works with Payroll Administrator to finalize salaried and hourly payrolls for ten facilities on both a weekly and biweekly basis.
    Protects interests of employees and the company in accordance with company Human Resources policies and governmental laws and regulations.
    Works with the HR team in the U.S. region on Global Mobility issues and Gestamp inpatriates and expatriates, providing information as needed for taxation purposes.
    Calculates and enters home country income for inpats on a quarterly basis to enable Gestamp to calculate and pay any US tax liabilities.
    Provides reports on a weekly basis to both the 401K and HSA providers to update all current contributions.
    Responsible for balancing of all agency tax payments and working with TPA filing service for reporting and payment of employment taxes. Balances and files data with the TPA for W2 processing.
    Identifies and complies with all internal and external legal and compliance requirements and government reporting regulations affecting the Payroll function (e.g., unemployment compensation, tax withholding, BLS reporting, etc).
    Reviews and improves payroll policies and issues at all U.S. Region facilities. Works with the HR staff at the facilities on issues involving taxes and specific wage payments.
    Works with HRIS analyst on new reporting and functions within SAP.
    Performs additional job duties and HR or payroll projects deemed necessary or appropriate.
    Works with Finance, Tax and Benefits teams on audits as necessary.
    Provides support to the Payroll Administrator on SAP to AOD (time and attendance system) interfaces. 

Qualifications / Education / Experience / Skills Required:

    4-year degree in Accounting, Finance, Human Resources or related field preferred.
    6+ years of progressive Payroll experience preferred.
    Experience in a multi-site, multi-payroll organization strongly preferred.
    Knowledge of SAP, ADP tax and garnishment filing and employment tax preferred.
    Knowledge of employer taxes and garnishment regulations and processes.
    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    Excellent organizational skills.
    Sense of intensity and urgency required.
    Experience promoting positive employee relations.  

Where to Apply:

Posted 3/27/19