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Business:  Cargotec
Job Function:  HR

Perrysburg, OH, US

Payroll Administrator

Cargotec is at the forefront of the transformation in the cargo handling industry. Our cargo handling solutions and services make global trade smarter, better and more sustainable. As leaders in ports, on roads and at sea, our business areas Kalmar, Hiab and MacGregor have a unique position to optimise global cargo flows and create sustainable customer value.

Join us for a smarter and better everyday


Calculating and distributing earnings to employees, tax authorities and  various agencies.  Reporting financial data to the general ledger. 


  • Working in payroll system, manage multi-state payroll including: ensure that employees are paid accurately and timely, including deductions and withholdings; ensure that relevant data is maintained in payroll database and supporting systems.
  • Manage timesheet processes – upload, review as necessary, post.
  • Handle accruals for 401k, PTO, etc. as required by current business model
  • Contributing project team member of initiatives to bring Cargotec to the next level as it grows from a mid-size to large
  • Assist with ad-hoc reporting and analysis
  • Support accounting with general ledger actionable reports
  • Support colleagues through full cross training of responsibilities
  • Ensure compliance with Cargotec Code of Conduct, internal control, established practices, legal and other policies. 
  • Promote process-driven way of working in Cargotec.
  • Ensure cross organizational consistency in all implementations and actions.
  • Commit to Cargotec process governance model, processes and way of working.
  • Control and ensure global standardization and best practices. 
  • Ensure continuous improvement and development.
  • Support cost and process efficiency on CSC and Cargotec level.

What you’ll need to succeed:



  • High School diploma or equivalent




  • Minimum 2 years of payroll experience (CPP preferred). 
  • Minimum 2 years multi-state payroll environment covering a minimum of 10 states. 




  • Well oriented in Cargotec’s Code of Conduct, vision and strategy. 
  • Good team work, communication and presentation skills, including ability to work with remote teams. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and negotiation skills. 
  • Ability to have a holistic view, understand and analyze consequential relations from different perspectives. 
  • Fluent in English (both oral and written).



Responsible for securing own and co-workers’ safety and health with all possible means.

You will be part of:


  • Department team
  • Shared Services (CSC)
  • Human Resources
  • Employees of supported  Cargotec companies: CHUS, CUSS, CUSA, KUS1, KUS2, MUSA, WAUS


Other information:

  • Ability to work on own initiative and be pro-active, with a can-do attitude. 
  • Ability to cooperate in multicultural environment. 
  • Ability to present and communicate clearly. 
  • Capability of working well under pressure. 


Cargotec and its businesses

Cargotec (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) enables smarter cargo flow for a better everyday with its leading cargo handling solutions and services. Cargotec's business areas Kalmar, Hiab and MacGregor are pioneers in their fields. Through their unique position in ports, at sea and on roads, they optimise global cargo flows and create sustainable customer value. Cargotec has signed United Nations Global Compact’s Business Ambition for 1.5°C. The company’s sales in 2020 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 11,500 people. www.cargotec.com


Nearest Major Market: Toledo