Lehigh Hanson Payroll Coordinator in Irving, Texas
Line Of Business: Corporate Administration (SSC, IT, Employee Services, Etc.)
Department: Human Resources
Primary Location: Irving-TX
WE GIVE DOWN-TO-EARTH A WHOLE NEW MEANING
You experience our products every day, though you may not recognize our name. That’s OK. We’re focused on being great, not especially flashy.
We’re Lehigh Hanson. Our products build cities and towns, including stadiums that hold thousands of fans, and bridges that support millions of vehicles. We have thousands of employees across hundreds of locations in the U.S. and Canada, making us North America’s leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready mixed concrete, asphalt and related construction materials.
HERE’S WHAT YOU’LL GET TO DO
This position functions in a team environment and performs all activities necessary to process multiple payroll cycles for US and Canada. Scope includes maintaining related records, preparing payroll tax and accounting transactions, voluntary and involuntary deduction reports, documenting and updating procedures, responding to employee questions and troubleshooting issues. This role will partner with HR, business areas and employees to provide quality payroll results and knowledge supporting use of the payroll time and attendance system (Kronos) and other HR/Payroll related functions. To be successful, it is critical that the individual in this role partner with other areas of Employee Services, IT, a variety of internal customers and external third party providers. Manage the accounts receivable assets of respective area of responsibility with a focus on the following:
Comprehensive knowledge of processes and controls required for successfully completing weekly, bi-weekly, semi-monthly and monthly payrolls for all Companies and divisions.
Adhere to all state/provincial and federal regulations for payroll processing.
Reconcile employee hours and dollars associated with payrolls containing more than 5,000 employees.
Represent the organization in interaction with locations, including the ability to provide immediate guidance and training as needed.
Manage incoming transactions (via case management system), insuring that documentation is complete and in compliance with requirements.
Work with team to ensure proper distribution of payroll files, checks and advices weekly.
Manage and perform timely completion of more than 500 adjustment transactions weekly.
Prepare all reports pertinent to payroll runs including deposits, tax, employee benefits, union, garnishments, and retirement.
Ability to prepare Records of Employment for Canadian Employment Insurance reporting and related governmental reporting.
Participate in payroll conversions and acquisitions as well as implementation of new payroll software.
Assist in special projects, internal audits, system and process testing, and other areas of the business as required.
This position will be based at our corporate office in Irving, Texas. Our corporate office supports the Lehigh Hanson plants in North America and offers highly competitive benefits with no waiting period to participate in medical, dental, vision, and life insurance programs. In addition, we offer a 401(k) retirement savings plan with an automatic company contribution as well as matching contributions. Amenities include a free fitness center, free covered parking, and on-site cafe and coffee bar. We also offer “Dress for Your Day” which gives our employees the discretion to select appropriate dress depending on the business activities of each workday.
HERE’S WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR
3+ years’ experience with in-house payroll production or equivalent or Bachelor’s degree in a related field
Experience with complex payroll related transactions and the impacts on other areas such as union compliance, benefits, garnishments, accounting, and payroll tax
Advanced oral and written communication skills.
Excellent customer service & organizational skills
Detail-oriented and positive attitude
Intermediate skills in MS Office (Word, Excel & Outlook)
Must be able to successfully adapt to a fast-paced working environment, with multiple projects and deadlines.
Canadian payroll exposure preferred
Knowledge of J.D. Edwards preferred
Knowledge of Kronos time entry software preferred
Experience with acquisitions, conversions, and implementations preferred
Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) and/or Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) preferred
BRING YOUR HUMBLE OVERACHIEVER ATTITUDE AND LET’S ELEVATE OUR COMPANY EVEN HIGHER!
We’re a tight knit team. While we strive to be the best, we do it with an attitude that is humble, accessible and down-to-earth. We don’t ask you to “fit in” to our culture. We invite you to add to it.
Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled