Job ID 2020-18421

Senior Payroll Coordinator



1300 GEZON PKWY SW WYOMING, MI 49509-9300


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We’re looking to onboard a Senior Payroll Coordinator for our US Payroll Team.  This is a critical role that provides support for Payroll-related projects.  This role will have responsibility for all payroll tax functions, including timely setup of jurisdictions, proper tax remittance, and accurate and timely review and creation of W2/T4 data.  Be part of it!

What will you do?

  • Responsible for payroll tax compliance and timely response to tax agency notices. Timely setup of tax jurisdictions.
  • Performs monthly, quarterly, and year-end wage reviews and reconciliations to ensure accurate tax withholding.
  • Maintains annual W-2/T-4 calendar of events and completes tasks by established deadlines to ensure timely and accurate creation and amendments of W-2s/T-4s for GFS employees.
  • Prepares tax incentive schedules, ensuring data reported is accurate and timely.
  • Maintains all tax locations within the payroll system and completes all BSI tax updates as appropriate.
  • Provides support, performs testing and guides programming changes for system upgrades/modifications and other Payroll-related project,s.
  • Reviews weekly payroll output and handles payroll processing exceptions.
  • Reviews and balances 401k/RRSP deductions and sends reporting to Financial Services.
  • Responsible for tracking and processing payroll responsibilities surrounding  company trips and other taxable events.
  • Responsible for processing Benefit Restoration and Deferred Compensation processing.
  • Establishes format and reconciles monthly general ledger accounts, assisting others with balancing issues.
  • Processes moving expense reimbursements.


Leading candidates will have the following….

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related.
  • Three to five years previous payroll experience.
  • Experience with Multi-State payroll tax functions
  • Strong problem-solving and customer service skills..
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills necessary to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously and complete them under pressure.
  • Detail oriented and accurate.
  • Lawson/Ceridian/Workday HRIS software experience helpful, but not required.

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