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Business:  Cargotec
Job Function:  HR

Perrysburg, OH, US

Payroll Supervisor

Join us for a smarter and better every day!


This position supervises payroll representatives in the US, ensuring that all processes are executed appropriately and in a timely manner. Operates as the subject matter expert and escalation point to resolve issues and continuously looks for improvements in operational processes and designs and implements those initiatives. Optimizes the contribution of the team through coaching, counseling and implements workable solutions to business issues/problems with minimum referral to management. Conducts work planning, estimation and prioritization to optimize performance of team and works with company leaders to define standards and reusable approaches for Payroll operations. This individual manages effective internal/external client relationships within own area of responsibility, and builds client relationships in the wider group or unit.


•    Contributing project team member of initiatives to bring Cargotec to the next level of compliance
•    Assist in the management and development of subordinate staff by interpreting day to day business objectives and empowering with actionable insights. Also champion continuous learning in the payroll space.
•    Working in payroll system, support 9 legal entities managing multi-state payroll including: ensure that employees are paid accurately and on time, including withholdings and imputed pay items; ensure that relevant data is maintained in Paycor system; look for opportunities to improve process automation and implement where practical.
•    Cover for team members in back up role for time off and/or high-volume work efforts
•    Review payroll related  tax correspondence and find solutions either internally or by escalating to payroll services provider.  Monitor for timely resolution.
•    Ad-hoc reporting and analysis
•    Support Accounting with general ledger actionable reports
•    Support various internal and external audits as they apply to payroll related information.
•    Partner with HR to support their initiatives as they relate to compensation and benefits
•    Educate employees regarding business policies synchronization as it impacts them 
•    Maintain and test Desktop Procedures (SOPs) on all payroll related functions.
•    Create and enforce cross training of personnel 
•    Vigilantly maintain a highly confidential work environment in an open office, shared services environment.

What you’ll need to succeed:


•    Bachelors  degree in Business, Accounting/Finance, Human Resources


•    Minimum 5 years of payroll experience (CPP preferred). 
•    Minimum 5 years multi-state payroll environment covering a minimum of 10 states.
•    Knowledge of Canadian payroll requirements (desired).
•    Knowledge of Paycor payroll system (desired)
•    Minimum 5 years of supervisory experience 
•    Experience in a “shared services” environment (desired)


•    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). 

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. 

You will be part of:


We offer you an opportunity to put your skills and experience into work and make an impact in our global organisation and the cargo handling industry. You will work together with great colleagues from various backgrounds inspired by shared, ambitious goals. We value collaboration in our open and inclusive culture. With us, you will have the opportunity to develop yourself professionally. Join us to make a difference - and have fun while doing it. 



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. 

Nearest Major Market: Toledo