Payroll Specialist - Remote

Job Description

Position Overview:

The Payroll Specialist is responsible for proactive collaboration with customer and key internal business partners. This role requires some independent thinking and actions in handling the payroll processing. They must understand the pay practices of any payroll. Working knowledge of the union contracts and specific pay policies of the organizations being paid. Knowledge of state legal requirements, pay regulations and overtime compliance. Knowledge of banking processes for US and Canada, reconciliations, and pay card funding. Prepare and request third party vendor payments. Ability to accurately process tax adjustments, W-2s, W-2cs. 

This position is responsible for the processing of standard and specialized payrolls for the multiple Siemens Operating Companies. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Maintain appropriate payroll records and data for the calculation of payroll for multiple entities
  • US and Canada banking processes: reversals, returns, stop payments and reconciliation
  • US and Canada direct deposit and positive pay files reconciliation and transmission thru Finavigate
  • ADP check printing job generation and transmission
  • Casual workers : payroll support, includes garnishments and GL support
  • Assist with Payroll Escalations for missing pay
  • Use CAPA-s in evaluating issues and assist in developing corrective actions
  • Apply documented rules, past practices, or instructions on an independent level
  • Effectively identify problems as they occur and take appropriate steps to resolve
  • Assist in the review of current payroll processes to identify areas of process improvements and standardization
  • Respond to standard and semi-complex payroll related inquiries from customers or employees
  • Assist in the preparation and distribution of various payroll reports and record audits to customers and management
  • Provide high level of customer support and ensure positive customer interactions
  • Work in a team environment coordinating with other team members in the processing of payroll
  • Maintain compliance with all payroll related regulatory and Siemens requirements including effective internal controls

Required Knowledge/Skills Education and Experience:

  • Associate degree or other combination of education and equivalent experience will be considered
  • CPP/FPC certification a plus
  • 5+ years of experience in all aspects of payroll with multi-state and high volume
  • Solid understanding of payroll knowledge and principles
  • Understanding of payroll processing within a shared services environment
  • Excellent attention to details and analytical skills
  • Solid time management skills, ability to prioritize assignments in a dynamic work environment
  • Proficient computer, organizational, research and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to meet critical deadlines, manage priorities and workflow, and work effectively in a fast-paced team environment
  • Self-starter with ability to adapt to changing business needs
  • Ability to work in and contribute to a collaborative, team-oriented environment
  • Excellent customer service orientation and interpersonal skills with the ability to forge productive relationships with customers, payroll team and cross-functional teams
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, positive attitude, flexibility, and a willingness to learn new things
  • Advanced Excel level, proficient with all Office applications
  • Experience with Oracle HCM Cloud or ERP systems highly preferred

Why you’ll love working at Siemens!

* Competitive compensation based on qualifications

* Medical, dental, prescription and vision coverage, first day of employment

* Matching 401(k) (immediate employer match)

* Flexible paid time off plan, paid holidays, and floating holidays

* Career development opportunities

* Education and tuition reimbursement programs available

* Paid parental leave

 -Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States without need for current or future employer-sponsored work authorization.


Organization: Global Business Services

Company: Siemens Corporation

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, order of protection status, protected veteran or military status, or an unfavorable discharge from military service, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

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