Job Name:
Payroll Compliance Specialist

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Location: St Paul, MN, MN
Date:
16-Jan-2023
Company:
Andersen Corporation
Ref #:
2754
Job Category:
Human Resources
Posting City:
St Paul, MN
State:
MN

Description & Requirements

ANDERSEN CORPORATION SUMMARY:

 
We’re focused on bringing more light into people’s lives by helping them create healthier, happier spaces to build memories and do what they love. This applies to our team, too. By celebrating our differences and embracing a positive work-life balance, we are recognized as a Yellow Ribbon company, one of Forbes Magazine’s 2021 “America’s Best Large Employers” and a “Best Employer for Diversity.” As a 2021 Energy Star Partner of the Year, Andersen is also committed to environmental health and sustainability. No matter your role, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

ANDERSEN CORPORATION SUMMARY

We’re focused on bringing more light into people’s lives by helping them create healthier, happier spaces to build memories and do what they love. This applies to our team, too. By celebrating our differences and embracing a positive work-life balance, we are recognized as a Yellow Ribbon company, one of Forbes Magazine’s 2021 “America’s Best Large Employers” and a “Best Employer for Diversity.” As a 2021 Energy Star Partner of the Year, Andersen is also committed to environmental health and sustainability. No matter your role, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Andersen is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, disability, marital status, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

SUMMARY 

The Payroll Compliance Specialist role is responsible to ensure that Andersen maintains compliance with all U.S. and Canadian payroll requirements and operations for the enterprise. This position will create and maintain policies and procedures to ensure our payroll practices follow all applicable federal, state and municipal regulations. In addition, this position is responsible for supporting the business by continually assessing current processes and implementing new solutions to support each enterprise location in maintaining efficient and effective timekeeping methods. This position is also responsible for payroll-related compliance matters related to acquisitions, audits, legal claim support and reporting requests received by the business.


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serves as subject matter expert on payroll compliance matters. Monitors, audits and assesses federal, state and local payroll regulations and ensures Andersen is compliant in all regards.
  • Investigates and resolves payroll-based compliance matters with company locations, outside agencies and vendors. Ensures and maintains a strong internal control environment.
  • Creates enterprise-wide policies and procedures that enable efficient, effective and compliant payroll practices. Creates audit policies/practices to ensure payroll policies to ensure compliance.
  • Creates meaningful and measurable metrics to monitor the performance of the company’s payroll function. Provides key metrics and related analysis quarterly to Payroll Manager.
  • Responsible for the systems/technologies that drive payroll operations (e.g. PeopleSoft Payroll, Kronos) including upgrades, enhancements, and reporting.
  • Manages relationships with external payroll vendors, participates in contract negotiations, in partnership with legal department, providing input on contract terms and pricing, assures service standards are maintained, addresses issues as they arise and provides leadership in the implementation of enhanced and/or new services.
  • Leads special projects and continuous improvement efforts. Identifies areas where standardization of processes are possible and creates efficiencies through process or technological improvements. Acts as the payroll lead for acquisitions and divestiture.
  • Serves as liaison with internal and external auditors and state/federal agencies.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • May travel with over-night stays to off-site locations as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:
  •  BA/BS or equivalent work experience
  • 3-5 years of multi-state payroll processing experience required
  • 3-5 years of Canadian payroll processing experience preferred (Toronto & Quebec)
  • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) certification preferred but not required
  • Extensive working knowledge of federal, state and local payroll law and regulations
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. 
  • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate at any level of organization.

ANDERSEN CORPORATE VALUES

Values define us—they speak to our past and guide our future. 
They are the foundation of what makes us Andersen. 

Each employee is responsible for upholding these values in their daily activities:

Excellence – We will build customer trust and loyalty by understanding and caring about exceeding customers’ expectations for enduring quality and responsiveness.

Integrity – We take pride in our commitment to do the right thing by demonstrating fairness, integrity and high ethical standards in all of our actions.

Innovation – We will uphold our legacy of innovation and embrace change in all areas of our business as a means of attaining and sustaining leadership.

Partnership – We will cultivate successful relationships with everyone in our business circle and strengthen them through shared values, common goals and active participation.

Corporate Citizenship – We will continue our longstanding commitment to leadership in environmental stewardship and to make a positive impact in the communities in which we live

ANDERSEN “CODE OF BUSINESS CONDUCT”

Each employee is responsible for adhering to the Andersen Code of Business Conduct.

CULTURE AND BENEFITS:

“Be Orange. Be You” is how we express our belief that by embracing our differences and empowering you, we’ll be a stronger team able to accomplish what otherwise wouldn’t be possible. This Orange spirit has helped us become the #1 innovative window and door brand* and the one homeowners love the most. ** It’s also why we’re committed to supporting you to approach each day with a bright outlook. 

  • Benefits include, and are not limited to: 
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance 
  • Health Savings Account contributions 
  • Paid holidays plus PTO 
  • 401(k) plan & contributions 
  • Professional development and tuition reimbursement opportunities 
  • Charity contributions 
  • Nationwide career opportunities 

We look forward to seeing how your unique skills, background and experiences will inspire our team and help us continue to be the leader we are today. 

* 2020 Andersen brand surveys of U.S. contractors, builders & architects 
** 2020 Andersen Brand Survey of U.S. homeowners 
                    
 In 2023, Andersen has set a profit-sharing target of $4,000 per eligible employee, prorated as appropriate. Profit sharing will be paid out in quarterly installments to provide eligible employees with payments throughout the year, with payment amounts tied to quarterly operating profit performance.  
 
Andersen is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, disability, marital status, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.