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Graybar Senior Payroll Administrator in Maryland Heights, Missouri

Make a difference.

As the Senior Payroll Administrator, you will perform a wide variety of advanced record keeping and payroll processing activities to ensure timely and accurate payroll.

In this role you will:

  • Prepare and process Company payroll(s); review and ensure accuracy of payments; track and deduct all garnishments and other special payroll deductions.

  • Handle all accounting, payment, and reporting functions associated with the Company’s incentive plans.

  • Audit completed payments, garnishments, special payroll deductions and incentive activity.

  • Process off-cycle payrolls as necessary for payroll corrections or adjustments; complete on-demand checks including final pay; ensure final pay complies with Company and state requirements.

  • Analyze, investigate, and correct errors payroll data; inspect system output and standard reports to determine and correct out-of-balance conditions; coordinate with Treasury on all voided checks.

  • Gather payroll data for inclusion in financial statements; perform payroll postings to Financial Accounting and Controlling (FICO), general ledger, and third-party; balance payroll general ledger accounts on the FICO and HR divisions.

  • Calculate and generate payroll accruals to recognize payroll costs in the month in which they were incurred.

  • Research and perform advanced queries in SAP; generate financial, statistical, and operational reports (both ad hoc and routine) as assigned.

  • Perform claims processing; settle employee arrears that are deducted from net pay; set up repayments, Company forgiveness, or prepayments; adjust employee records for end of year reporting.

  • Provide guidance and assistance to operations and management staff on payroll practices in line with Company policies and federal/state law.

  • Participate in projects, suggest and implement ideas for continuous improvement.

  • Create and maintain process documentation.

  • Mentor and train fellow Payroll Administrators.

    What you bring to the table:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience required: Payroll systems or a combination of education and related experience

  • 6-10 years’ experience preferred: Payroll systems or a combination of education and related experience

  • Two-year of four-year degree preferred: Emphasis in accounting or payroll tax

  • Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) or Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) designation preferred

  • Knowledge of general and accounting methods and techniques

  • Knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations related to area of specialization

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Strong Microsoft Word and Excel skills

  • Strong mathematical skills

  • Organization, prioritization and time management skills and ability to meet strict deadlines

  • Ability to handle confidential information and maintain confidentiality in all aspects of job

  • Ability to mentor and train others

    Why should you join Graybar?

    At Graybar, our employees are the heart and soul of our company. We believe that employees with diverse perspectives bring the ideas and innovative thinking we need to solve our biggest challenges and compete in an ever-changing world. Consistent with our values, we welcome people from all backgrounds, cultures and experiences into our company because we believe it’s the right thing to do and the right way to run our business. We want each of our employees to know that they matter and to feel a sense of belonging, ownership and inclusion at Graybar. We believe that everyone should be treated with dignity and respect, and we work to build a collaborative environment where our employees have the opportunity to grow, learn and make a difference, both as individuals and as part of the team. That’s what our employee ownership culture is all about: working as one team and moving forward together, while honoring the unique value each person brings to our company.

    Apply now and find out what’s next for you.

At Graybar, we are known for our comprehensive benefits and our employee stock ownership plan! As a full-time employee of Graybar, you will accrue THREE weeks of vacation during your first 12 months, and will have access to a wide variety of our benefits. Benefits include: Medical Insurance and Prescription Drug, Dental Insurance, Vision Plan, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Disability Benefits, Profit Sharing Plan, 401(k) Savings Plan, Paid Vacation, Sick Days and Holidays, Employee Recognition Program

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled

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Graybar, a Fortune 500 company, specializes in supply chain management services, and is a leading North American distributor of high quality components, equipment, and materials. We serve the construction market, the commercial, institutional, and government (CIG) market, and the industrial and utility markets. Graybar products and services support new construction, infrastructure updates, building renovation, facility maintenance, repair and operations, and original equipment manufacturing.