• Corporate Payroll Manager

    Job Location US-IN-Elkhart
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(4/25/2018 9:39 AM)
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  • Summary

    Patrick Industries Corporate Human Resources Office is currently seeking an experienced Payroll Manager to join their team in Elkhart, Indiana. The Payroll Manager will be responsible for the oversight, leadership and coordination of all payroll functions for Patrick Industries growing organization located in 20 states. The Payroll Manager has a key role in delivery of Patrick Industries’ Customer First Strategy where we are committed to partnering with business units to process all payroll services correctly, timely, and efficiently.


    Specific Responsibilities

    • Manage and guarantee weekly and biweekly disbursement of multi-state payroll, including garnishments, benefits and taxes to 7,000+ employees consistent with federal and state wage and hour laws
    • Provide Leadership and supervision of payroll staff
    • Partner with HR and Benefits Teams to review and analyze current processes in order to recommend and implement changes leading to best-practice operations
    • Lead reporting functions and conduct audits including W-4s, payroll balance sheets, YTD earnings, etc.
    • Strategically partner with third party vendors
    • Actively communicate with Operations and Human Resources to review cross-departmental impacts and reconcile data sharing
    • Ensure systems are set-up and updated to reflect our current employee base, including wages, benefits, sick and vacation time
    • Manage regular preparation of relevant management reports, including weekly, monthly, quarterly and year-end reports (gross payroll, hours worked, vacation accrual, tax deductions, benefit deductions, etc.)
    • Maintain general ledger with regard to payroll transactions
    • Monitors and confirms balances by conducting audits and providing information to external auditors as needed
    • Oversite of divisions and their control systems, transaction-processing operations, and policies and procedures
    • Maintains current knowledge of applicable state and federal wage and hour laws
    • Facilitates new employee understanding of payroll procedures




    • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Accounting, Finance or related field is required
    • Professional certification in payroll; CPP is highly desired
    • Candidates should have 10+ years’ experience working in a management role for a large company
    • Working experience in payroll tax at the federal, state and local levels
    • Those with experience in manufacturing are desired
    • Experience to include general understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley and compliance
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in terms of being clear, concise, and professional with the ability to work effectively with a wide array of personnel ranging from hourly team members to senior management
    • Ability to multi-task and prioritize multiple projects under tight deadlines and work independently
    • Strong accountability and follow-through skills
    • Address issues in a Customer First focused mentality
    • Analyze the root cause and create sustainable solutions
    • Strong analytical/critical thinking


    A high level of personal integrity (self-esteem, confidence, honesty, and respect) are necessary qualities.

    As a division of Patrick Industries, we offer a great benefit package including: Health care through BCBS with company funding of the Health Savings Account option, company matching 401K, comprehensive Dental and Vision plans, paid vacations and holidays, and fitness reimbursement




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