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Payroll Administrator

Job Number:  59664
Group:  Magna Corporate
Division:  Magna IT USA - Troy
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Troy, MICHIGAN, US, 48083 Aurora, ONTARIO, CA, L4G 0G9

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Group Description

At Magna, we create technology that disrupts the industry and solves big problems for consumers, our customers, and the world around us. We’re the only mobility technology company and supplier with complete expertise across the entire vehicle.

We are committed to quality and continuous improvement because our products impact millions of people every day. But we’re more than what we make. We are a group of entrepreneurial-minded people whose collective expertise gives us a competitive advantage. World Class Manufacturing is a journey and it’s our talented people who lead us on this journey.


Role Summary

As part of the Payroll Support Team, the Payroll Administrator will be responsible supporting the accurate and timely administration of payroll.  

Key Responsibilities


Payroll Responsibilities
•    Collect, verify, and process payroll information in preparation for weekly, biweekly, semi-monthly payroll runs for assigned divisions
•    Determine pay and benefit entitlements for employees as part of data reconciliations 
•    Complete, verify and process employee forms and documentation for administration of taxes and benefits such as employment verifications, FMLA verifications, Record of Employment requests
•    Collection of Garnishment Notices and other payroll related mail for distributing to Payroll Delivery Team
•    First point of contact for employee pay related inquiries such as updating tax withholding forms, address and name changes, pay calculation verifications
•    First point of contact for time & attendance inquiries such as rate and role assignments
•    Assign, action, resolve Payroll Tickets within Shared Service SLAs 


General Responsibilities
•    Support questions received in a manner that ensures employee satisfaction
•    Participate in systems implementations related to payroll by defining requirements, participate in preparing test plans, and documenting test results
•    Prepare and Maintain checklists for the payroll processing and business processes
•    Excellent problem-solving skills, and high level of attention to detail and accuracy
•    Strong organizational skills and ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks to meet deadlines

Key Qualifications/Requirements

•    University degree or College diploma in a related field or relevant experience 
•    Knowledge or experience with US and Canadian payroll 
•    Prior payroll processing experience at Divisional level
•    Proficiency with Ceridian Dayforce
•    Strong planning and organizational skills with proven ability to manage competing priorities, maintain sensitive and highly confidential information
•    Very detailed oriented with a superior track record of achieving high quality results
•    Advanced Excel skills for reporting, metrics, and data validation
•    Ability to foster effective working relationships at all levels internally and with external partners


Additional Information

Accommodations for disabilities in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

Nearest Major Market: Troy
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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