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Payroll Specialist

Orlando, Florida
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Job Description

Division: Human Resources
Business Unit: Human Resources
Requisition Number: 224776
Primary Location: United States-Florida-Orlando
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)
Travel Required: 5%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationally for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.
Our support functions are split into two organizations, Corporate Core and Corporate Services. These organizations provide essential services to better enable responsible and profitable growth.
For more information, please visit: http://www.siemens.com/businesses/us/en/

Job Description:

Position Overview:
The Payroll Specialist is responsible for proactive collaboration with customer and key internal business partners. This role requires some independent thinking and actions in handling the payroll processing.  They must understand the pay practices of any payroll.  Working knowledge of union contracts and specific pay policies for the Siemens organizations being paid is important. The Payroll Specialist needs to have working knowledge of state legal requirements, pay regulations and overtime compliance.  Knowledge of banking processes, reconciliations, pay cards funding, and certified payrolls are also important.  The Specialist will prepare and request third party vendor payments. He/She must have the ability to accurately process tax adjustments, W-2s, W-2cs. 
Responsibilities:
This position is responsible for the processing of standard and specialized payrolls for the multiple Siemens Operating Companies. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
·       Maintain appropriate payroll records and data for the calculation of payroll for multiple entities
·       Certified payrolls support and reporting
·       Banking processes: reversals, returns, stop payments and reconciliation
·       Direct deposit and positive pay files reconciliation and transmission
·       ADP check printing job generation and transmission
·       Casual workers: payroll support, includes garnishments and GL support
·       Assist with Payroll Escalations for missing pay
·       Over-payments calculations and collection
·       Use CAPA-s in evaluating issues and assist in developing corrective actions
·       Apply documented rules, past practices, or instructions on an independent level 
·       Effectively identify problems as they occur and take appropriate steps to resolve
·       Assist in the review of current payroll processes to identify areas of process improvements and standardization
·       Respond to standard and semi-complex payroll related inquiries from customers or employees
·       Assist in the preparation and distribution of various payroll reports and record audits to customers and management
·       Provide high level of customer support and ensure positive customer interactions
·       Work in a team environment coordinating with other team members in the processing of payroll
·       Maintain compliance with all payroll related regulatory and Siemens requirements including effective internal controls
Required Knowledge/Skills Education and Experience:
·       High School Diploma required
·       8+ years of experience in payroll processing
·       Proven proficiency in understanding payroll regulations, laws and processes
·       CPP/FPC certification or equivalent preferred
·       Demonstrated understanding of payroll knowledge and principles
·       Working knowledge of the union contracts and specific pay policies
·       Proficient computer, organizational, analytical, research and problem solving skills
·       Understanding of payroll processing within a shared services environment
·       Ability to work well under pressure and tight deadlines in a fast paced environment
·       Experience in investigating and resolving standard and some complex customer payroll issues
·       Complete self-initiated training necessary to remain current on payroll practices relevant to the Siemens Operating Company supported
·       Experience with Oracle HCM Cloud or ERP systems highly preferred
·       Excellent interpersonal skills, positive attitude, flexibility, and a willingness to learn new things
 
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