Job Summary:

The Payroll Specialist position is responsible for the processing of assigned payrolls for the FNST business in the US and Canada in an accurate and timely fashion.  In addition to FNST, payroll services are also provided to other Freudenberg businesses in the U.S. and Canada.  Due to the high level of automation, good understanding of integrated computerized systems is required. The position requires regular interaction with associates in all levels of the company (from plant associates to Human Resource Management), and therefore excellent oral and written communication skills are required.  The position has significant responsibility due to the critical nature of the functions and can impact the company should any of the payroll operations encounter problems which affect operations.  This position requires an extremely detail orientated person with significant knowledge of payroll administration, including federal and multiple states regulations

Payroll Specialist
Seeking Specialist in Payroll!

Your tasks

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Job Duties

  • Responsible for weekly, bi-weekly and/or monthly payroll processing including adjustments, relocation expenses, taxable awards, gross up allowances, retroactive salary payments, severance payments, manual payments, vacation payouts, disability payments, etc. in the U.S. and Canada
  • Perform regular audits to ensure data integrity
  • Maintain accurate work instructions
  • Perform data entry of garnishments and coordinate payment with ADP
  • Review all approvals and notifications of new hires, rehires, transfers, etc. in ADP Vantage for accuracy
  • Submit various electronic voluntary benefit files to external vendors/third party administrators
  • Support Payroll Manager and Sr. Payroll Specialist with auditing and reconciliations as needed
  • Perform testing for new company code set ups and system upgrades/enhancements
  • Clearly communicate any changes that effect employees and/or Human Resource personnel
  • Answer verbal and written inquiries related to payroll and related withholdings
  • Provide excellent customer service and be back up for payroll process as necessary

Our expectations


Minimum Qualifications:

  • A.S. degree in accounting or other business related field
  • Minimum of 3 years in multi-state payroll
  • Experience working with generally accepted accounting principles
  • Strong computer and business solutions software skills; must be proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Demonstrated familiarity with payroll functions
  • Comfortable in highly automated environments and ability to drive continuous process improvements
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Direct experience with ADP Vantage payroll or similar system for a similar sized company
  • Audit support experience preferably with a public reporting company
  • Multi-Country payroll experience
  • CPA, or similar professional designation

Internal applicants: Please complete a self nomination form and send to your Division HR Lead, along with a copy of your resume. You can get a Self Nomination form from your Human Resources department. Agencies / Direct Placement: Freudenberg-NOK (FNST) has a team of dedicated recruiters who are responsible for all hiring needs within FNST. Our practice is to partner and work with our approved vendors only and on an as needed basis. FNST has identified and finalized our list of preferred vendors for the calendar year and the review process has been closed. We do not accept resumes from recruiting agencies that are not a preferred vendor, have not been authorized or approved by Corporate Recruiting to partner on a position and have not signed FNST's vendor agreement. Any resumes submitted from unapproved vendors will be considered unsolicited, and FNST will not be obligated to pay a referral fee. As a condition of employment, the incumbent shall learn, abide by and sponsor the Guiding Principles of the Freudenberg Group.

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Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies
Lindsay Frasier ∙ HR ∙ 47690 East Anchor Court ∙ 48170 Plymouth ∙
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