Payroll Specialist II
Kings Mountain, NC 
Posted 3 days ago
Job Description

Are you inspired by "what's next"? So are we.

When you join the Albemarle team, you contribute to a better tomorrow. You will play a role in powering many of the world's largest and most critical industries, from energy and communications to transportation and electronics. We are putting innovation to work to improve people's lives and we want YOU to be a part of it.

Job Description

Payroll Specialist II

Job Summary

An Albemarle Corporation Payroll Administrator is a process driven, strategic human resource business partner responsible for the preparation and processing of domestic and global biweekly and monthly payrolls comprised of multi-state, multi-jurisdiction employeess

Major Task, Responsibilities and Accountabilities

Ensures accurate and timely processing of payrolls

Monitors service delivery queues for incoming payroll information daily

Enters and processes payrolls while under strict time constraints

Customer Experience

Communicates directly with customers providing exemplary customer service

Enters payroll and makes changes to company and employee payroll data as requested

Proactively troubleshoots and resolves employee payroll issues

Independently researches customer questions to provide solutions

Monitor imports to payroll system

Processes Domestic , Expatriate, Global, Stock and Relocation Payrolls

Nature of Scope

Attentive to detail and accuracy, committed to excellence, looks for improvements continuously, displays initiatives to help wherever necessary to ensure the department reaches its goal.

Prioritizes task and demonstrates excellent time management skills

Has a proven understanding of pre and post -tax deductions, garnishments, 401K, and pensions

Conforms to acceptable punctuality/attendance standards as expressed in the employee handbook.

Performs additional duties as requested.

Education and Experience

Typically requires an Associate degree in accounting, business administration or finance

3-5 years of payroll processing experience

Excellent customer service skills

High-level efficiency with Microsoft Office, emphasis on v-look-ups and creating formulas for data manipulation

Excellent communication skills both verbal and written

Ability to work with little supervision

The payroll administrator completes day-to-day payroll operations and collaborates with third-party vendors to insure superior payroll execution, smooth end of year employee tax records transactions, and complies with strong financial controls while adhering to all applicable policies and laws.

Candidate must be self-motivated and possess strong interpersonal, communication and writing skills with the ability to collaborate and function well in a team environment

Required Qualifications

  • Associate Degree in Business Administration/Finance required, Accounting Degree preferred
  • Strong national-level, multiple FEIN experience (minimum 5-7 years)
  • Extensive systems knowledge and experience with ADP, WD, and SAP HR/payroll systems
  • Direct experience with SAP, year-end closing, GL posting/reporting/reconciliation
  • Excellent skills using Microsoft Office, and Internet Explorer
  • Excellent problem solving/judgment skills, and high level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Experience in a multi-state union and non-union year-end/federal/state/local tax environment
  • Proven ability to structure and conduct qualitative and quantitative research and analysis
  • Clear understanding and adherence to: ethical principles; company values, principles and culture; code of conduct; and other policies
  • Proven ability to handle confidential and sensitive data appropriately
  • Clear system conversion experience and ability to interpret Union contracts
  • High energy, results-oriented, self-starter with excellent time and project management skills

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Associate Degree
Required Experience
3 to 5 years
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