Payroll Supervisor



Accounting & Finance, People & HR, Operations
holland, oh, usa
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

The Payroll Supervisor will oversee and assist in processing the orderly execution of accurate and timely payroll for US based employees. This role will lead and coach all payroll team members. Furthermore, this role will make recommendations to optimize payroll systems used. The Supervisor plays an instrumental role in preparing data to submit to corporate for gross to net processing. This role will create documentation on each process and work with other locations to understand similarities and/or differences to make recommendations for best practice.

How you will do it:

  • Oversees workflow to ensure all payroll transactions are processed accurately and timely; coordinates daily work activities and assigns workload as needed

  • Provides information, assistance and/or training to employees and staff; provides technical/procedural assistance; trains on payroll policies/procedures/CBA

  • Reconcile payroll prior to transmission and validate confirmed reports

  • Advises, interprets, and provides direction to management on policies and procedures, federal, state, and local laws and regulations involving payroll and related benefit program deductions to ensure ongoing compliance.

  • Load import files to Corporate Pay Team

  • Forward any garnishments to Corporate Pay Team for further processing

  • Execute time and attendance processing and interface with payroll

  • Develop adhoc reports as needed

  • Coordinate off cycle pay runs with Corp Pay Team

  • Evaluate and implement appropriate payroll policies and controls; recommend payroll processing and system enhancements to increase efficiency and streamline processes

  • Problem solve and respond to issues/questions in payroll mailbox

  • Assists staff with general questions related to payroll, leave accruals, wage deductions, fringe benefits, and other pay related issues

  • Research complex payroll issues for proper treatment and provide appropriate resolution

  • Ensure service levels are met while maintaining strong relationships and an accurate payroll function

  • Validate and assist with annual vacation payout process

  • Audit payroll information for accuracy and perform sign offs where necessary

  • Maintain the payroll system by validating calculations and working with IT to update appropriately; be involved in testing when needed

  • Works closely with Director to assist internal and external auditors during audit process by providing documents, reports, and other payroll-related reports upon request; implements procedural changes recommended by auditors.

  • Perform ad hoc payroll-related research and analysis at the request of the Payroll Director.

  • Create documentation for all payroll processes and update as required

What we look for:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with major in accounting or equivalent

  • Knowledge of applicable local, state, and federal payroll and related tax laws, regulations, and statutes

  • Working knowledge of payroll best practices

  • Proficient in Excel and familiar with other Microsoft Office software


  • CPP preferred but not required

  • Experience processing multi-state payroll

  • Ability to deal sensitively with confidential material

  • Decision making, problem solving and analytical skills

  • Workday and Kronos experience preferred but not required


What you get:

  • Medical, dental and vision care coverage and a 401(k) savings plan with company matching – all starting on date of hire
  • Tuition reimbursement, perks, and discounts
  • Parental and caregiver leave programs
  • All the usual benefits such as paid time off, flexible spending, short-and long-term disability, basic life insurance, business travel insurance, Employee Assistance Program, and domestic partner benefits
  • Global market strength and worldwide market share leadership
  • HQ location earns LEED certification for sustainability plus a full-service cafeteria and workout facility

Who we are:
Clarios is the creator behind the world’s most recognizable car battery brands. We are the car battery found in most new vehicles including leading brands such as Ford, General Motors, Toyota, Honda, and Nissan. Our 16,000 employees develop, manufacture, and distribute batteries for virtually every type of vehicle. We recover, recycle, and reuse up to 99% of our battery materials, leading sustainability practices in our industry. Clarios, formerly Johnson Controls Battery Group, is currently a Brookfield portfolio company. Learn more about us at

We recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please apply. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is key to challenging the status quo. Therefore, we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our positions. Please let us know if you require accommodations during the interview process by emailing We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value diversity in our teams in terms of work experience, area of expertise, gender, ethnicity, and all other characteristics protected by laws in the countries where we operate. For more information on our commitment to sustainability, diversity, and equal opportunity, please read our latest report. We want you to know your rights because EEO is the law.

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