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Payroll Manager

Company: Rite-Hite
Location: Milwaukee
Posted on: February 6, 2024

Job Description:

The Payroll Manager will oversee and supervise the organization's payroll functions, ensuring pay is processed on time, accurately, and in compliance with government regulations. -This is achieved by setting up and maintaining appropriate policies, standard office operating procedures, and applying international, federal, state, and local payroll tax regulatory requirements. -ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.


  • Implement, maintain, and review payroll processing systems to ensure timely and accurate processing of payroll transactions including salaries, benefits, garnishments, taxes, and other deductions.
  • Manage the U.S-based Payroll Team in the completion of assigned payrolls (currently U.S., Canada and Australia).
  • Ensure accurate and timely processing of payroll updates including new hires, terminations, and changes to pay rates.
  • Prepare and maintain accurate records and reports of payroll transactions.
  • Ensure that payrolls are processed in a timely manner, and they run successfully adhering to established regulatory requirements and laws, including tax and labor laws.
  • Set up and maintain appropriate policies, standard office operating procedures that adhere to international, federal, state, and local payroll tax regulatory requirements.
  • Facilitate audits by providing records and documentation to auditors.
  • Identify and recommend updates to payroll processing software, systems, and procedures.
  • Collaborate with HR team to ensure compliance with established HR policies. -
  • Keep staff informed of changes to payroll policies, regulations, and procedures, and their effect and implementation.
  • Interact with Accounting/Finance as required to ensure area receives accurate data as required in a timely manner as well as well as ensures alignment between the functional areas.
  • Support due diligence efforts for potential acquisitions and participate in integration activities related to onboarding acquired Team members.
  • Identify areas of payroll processing for improvement and generate ways of addressing and settling issues.
  • Ensure/elevating a top-tier Customer experience.
  • Research opportunities for worldwide data sharing or system integrations.

    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

    • Bachelor's degree in accounting, business administration, human resources, or related field.
    • 3 - 5 years' experience with payroll required.
      -KNOWLEDGE / SKILL REQUIREMENTS:The ideal candidate will demonstrate:

      • Extensive knowledge of the payroll function including preparation, balancing, internal control, and payroll taxes.
      • Proficient with payroll software. -Experience with Workday preferred.
      • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
      • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
      • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
      • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
        -SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

        • This role will have up to 3 direct reports including entry-level specialists and experienced payroll experts.
        • Recruits, interviews, hires, and trains new staff in the department.
        • Oversees the daily workflow of the department.
        • Provides constructive and timely performance evaluations.

          Company Description:Rite-Hite is the global leader in the manufacture and distribution of industrial loading dock and door equipment. -Our innovative products and world class sales organization ensure solid, consistent growth, both for our company and our staff. -We are always looking ahead to develop innovative new products and services to improve our customers' safety, security, and productivity.
          We Offer:Rite-Hite provides competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package with medical, dental, and vision coverage along with life and paid medical leave. We also provide a retirement savings plan that combines 401(K) with company match and profit sharing. Paid holidays, vacation, and up to five paid personal/sick days per year round out the package. We offer a flexible work environment with three days in office/two days remote.
          Rite-Hite is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer offering a drug-free workplace for our customers and employees.

Keywords: Rite-Hite, Milwaukee , Payroll Manager, Executive , Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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