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Payroll Manager

Company name
Continental Structural Plastics

$85,000.00 - $100,000.00 /Year

Detroit, MI

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Continental Structural Plastics (CSP) is an innovative and full-service Tier One supplier with a global presence and emphasis in development for lightweight technologies.  CSP offers employees the opportunity to join a leading edge company within the composite material industry and enjoy the benefits offered by a growing company in North America and internationally.

We are seeking a Payroll Manager 

 for our Corporate Office in  Auburn Hills, MI

Position Summary:

The Payroll Manager will direct the day-to-day operations of all Corporate Payroll functions, Customer Service, Garnishments, Taxes, and the Payroll location teams to ensure wage and hour compliance is met for 2,800 employees weekly. Ensures system controls are implemented properly and audit Payroll Operations to ensure processes are being followed. Responsible for determining root cause through quality processes when a criteria for decision has been met. Through this process, communicate and drive process improvements to all payroll operations across the organization. Provides education to ensure end-to-end ownership is adopted among the locations.

This position will manage several key control areas within Payroll, along with areas of possible risk to the company. This includes procedure enforcement, auditing, educating, best practice implementation, training, and coaching all location staff to ensure end-to-end ownership is adopted.

He/she will also maintain documentation of all payroll controls and procedures; coordinate and manage the production of all audit deliverables relating to payroll and related systems; provide customer service to and create strong working relationships with all CSP locations within the company. This includes assisting employees timely with issues/concerns and any special payroll requests. He/she is also required to research and stay abreast of new regulations regarding compliance and tax issues for the US.  He/she will assist with the design of changes to the Payroll system, if necessary, to support all requirements.

This position reports to the Director of Benefits and Compensation.

Essential Job Functions:

Direct the overall operations of the Corporate Payroll System and plant teams, to ensure wage & hour regulations and policies are followed.

Responsible for payroll taxes, audit, training, focusing on possible risks, root causes and solutions.

Critically review and analyze current payroll, benefits and tax procedures in order to recommend and implement changes leading to best-practice operations.

Audit W-4s, payroll change reports, YTD earnings, etc.

Requires continuous education on tax and withholding compliance rules and regulations for the US, and is responsible for accuracy and ensuring all year end requirements are met on time.

Responsible for resolving payroll regulatory issues and maintaining strong relationships between our Location Payroll Teams, Human Resources, and the Corporate Payroll Center.

Responsible for the weekly handling of modifications to employee records for Corporate and all other Locations across the organization.

Responsible for the bi-weekly processing of the Corporate Payroll for hourly and salary-exempt and non-exempt employees, and overseeing the weekly processing at all locations.

Responsible for overseeing the preparation, timeliness, and accuracy of all yearend processing for 2,800 plus employees, including W2s for all locations.  

Responsible for system and manual processes to correct errors in a timely manner.

Responsible for ensuring expense processing follows IRS guidelines and CSP Policies while using additional sources for review.

Responsible for the legal compliance of overtime FLSA regulations for hourly and non-exempt employees.

Ensure that confidential employee information is properly protected at Corporate and all other locations, and that confidentiality of all payroll-related information is adhered to at Corporate and all other locations.

Job Requirements

Education, Qualification and Skills for Payroll Manager in Auburn Hills, MI:

Bachelors in Business or Finance is preferred.

7-10 years of payroll experience plus 3-5 years management experience

Working experience with payroll tax at the federal, state and local levels

CPP designation preferred

ADP Workforce Now, e Time systems, and Oracle system knowledge required

Expert level ability with the Microsoft Office suite (primarily Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)

Compliance – Strong knowledge of federal and local regulatory compliance around payroll to understand and be able to enforce standard operating procedures, with controls.

In depth knowledge of laws around garnishments, subpoenas and payroll compliance in United States

Strategic Thinking - Demonstrates ability to develop a plan of action to achieve a particular goal or objective.

Communication Skills - Ability to clearly express ideas, both written and verbal, in a logical manner.

Project Management - Experience in planning, coordinating, and communicating key objectives, tasks, and risks related to initiatives/process improvements/projects.

Problem Analysis/ Decision Making - Demonstrated ability to analyze problems, identify root cause, choosing the best alternative to take corrective action, create specific, measurable action plans, and monitor progress to a successful conclusion.

Leadership - Demonstrates ability to meet or exceed objectives through effective and efficient use of staff, procedures, policy, systems, and processes.

Technology - Comfortable with technology – understanding platforms within Organization and those which affect it.

Teamwork - Listens and relates well to others, while tactfully and effectively expressing opinions. gives you access to over a million jobs and career opportunities across the US including in Auburn Hills. Find your perfect job and apply directly through a simply online application process

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