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Payroll Analyst (Virtual)

Date: Jul 29, 2022

Location: Virtual Worker, IL, US, N/A

Company: Grainger Businesses

About Grainger:

Grainger is a leading broad line distributor with operations primarily in North America, Japan and the United Kingdom. We achieve our purpose, We Keep the World Working®, by serving more than 4.5 million customers with a wide range of products that keep their operations running and their people safe. Grainger also delivers services and solutions, such as technical support and inventory management, to save customers time and money.

We're looking for passionate people who can move our company forward. As one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, we have a welcoming workplace where you can build a career for yourself while fulfilling our purpose to keep the world working. We embrace new ways of thinking and recognize everyone is an individual. Find your way with Grainger today.

Position Details:

Reporting to the Manager of Payroll the Payroll Analyst will assist with the entire payroll operation for United States and Canada regions. As a Payroll Analyst you will create audits/reporting to ensure data quality/accuracy. You will lead payroll/system related projects, including testing and implementation and help improve payroll operations by identifying technology/process improvements for payroll efficiencies. You will monitor for regulatory compliance changes requiring system configuration changes and build partnerships with company partners and external vendors.

You Will:

  • Ensure accuracy of payroll, tax, garnishment, and benefit deductions for US and Canada
  • Create payroll audits and reporting to ensure accurate payroll processing
  • Balance daily tax invoices for US and arrange funding to ADP; address and resolve tax notices
  • Audit quarterly and year-end tax reports to ensure accurate tax filings for US and Canada
  • Manage year end processes and audit the year and forms for US and Canada
  • Prepare and maintain SOX controls related to payroll for US and Canada
  • Participate in payroll/system related projects, including documenting of requirements, testing, and implementation
  • Identify technology/process improvements for payroll efficiencies
  • Monitor for regulatory compliance changes requiring system configuration changes

You Have:

  • BA/BS or equivalent.
  • 3+ years of experience in related field.
  • Experience with multi-state US payroll laws and practices
  • Experience with Canada Payroll regulations and practices
  • Knowledge of applicable US federal, state, and local rules and laws
  • Experience with SAP, ADP WFN, and Kronos, SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central & Employee Central Payroll
  • Experience with payroll technology implementation work
  • Collaborate, consulted, and partnered with individuals at all organizational levels

Rewards and Benefits:

With benefits starting day one, Grainger is committed to your safety, health and wellbeing. Our programs provide choice and flexibility to meet our team members' individual needs. Check out some of the rewards available to you at Grainger

  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans
  • Paid time off (PTO) and 6 company holidays per year
  • Automatic 6% 401(k) company contribution each pay period
  • Employee discounts, parental leave, 3:1 match on donations and tuition reimbursement
  • A comprehensive set of emotional, financial, physical and social wellbeing programs

DEI Statement

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.