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Payroll Specialist

City:  Highland Heights
Country:  US

Are you a highly motivated individual with a passion for innovation?

Are you seeking a role that will continue to challenge you in a company committed to championing your growth?

Prysmian Group is the world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry. Spanning 50 countries, 112 plants, 25 research and development centers, and employing over 30,000 associates, we have a strategic footprint that allows us to service emerging markets and communities across the globe with ease. Prysmian Group is presently on a full integration path with General Cable. This growth is only the beginning. We are presently looking for top talent to join our team during this exciting time.



Reporting to the Payroll Supervisor, you will work under direct supervision and with the automated system. In your new role, you will be responsible for validating exempt and non-exempt team member information in multi-state jurisdictions and inputting and verifying salaried and hourly wage information such as pay, hours worked, taxes and miscellaneous deductions into the payroll and timekeeping system in preparation for payroll checksYour position shares responsibility with the payroll processing team to process weekly hourly, bi-weekly salaried, and the monthly pension payrolls and timekeeping for weekly hourly team members in the United States and Canada.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Accurate and timely processing of the weekly and biweekly hourly and salary payroll for our union and non-union employees.
  • Prepare and balance payroll runs per compliance requirements. Includes performing audits using the reporting tools available and in accordance with guidelines set forth by department.
  • Works with local HR contacts and managers to resolve payroll issues.
  • Processes payrolls for various scheduled pay dates. Detailed reconciliation and balancing.
  • Collect and summarize various forms of pay information
  • Responding to court orders, interrogatories, and acting as a liaison between law offices/courts
  • Audits payroll data entered by other team members using reporting tools. Investigates questionable data and takes corrective action as necessary.
  • Apply company pay policies and procedures accurately and consistently
  • Enters and audits payroll adjustments, manual checks, and refunds as well as maintaining logs and spreadsheets to reconcile data and audit entries.
  • Responds timely to verifications, unemployment audits and special requests.
  • Cross train and learn all activities in order to effectively support the department in the absence of the department manager or other payroll specialists.
  • Establish and maintain a positive working relationship with employees, executive management, co-workers, and outside agencies to promote a quality service image.
  • Assist with other responsibilities and projects, as needed.
  • Additional special projects and duties as assigned.



  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work well with numbers
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Accurate and detail oriented
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Very good written and verbal communication skills
  • Embraces change and process improvement
  • Fosters productive relationships with colleagues
  • Ability to apply critical thinking and propose solutions


Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma required
  • Associates degree preferred
  • 3-5 years in payroll processing or an accounting position
  • ADP EV5/Autopay Experience
  • Kronos Timekeeping Experience
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associates degree in Human Resources, Finance, Accounting, or a related field preferred
  • 3-5 years in payroll processing or an accounting position preferably in a union or manufacturing environment
  • CPP preferred
  • ADP Vantage/Autopay Experience Preferred
  • ADP eTime Timekeeping Experience Preferred


Work Environment/Physical Demands:

  • Works out of a normal office environment with standard office equipment available.
  • Will be required to sit, bend, kneel, squat, use keyboard, read, write, and speak fluently.
  • Employee will be required to work productively and cooperatively in a high-volume, fast paced, highly pressured environment and be able to respond efficiently and courteously to unanticipated problems and crisis.
  • This role is not typically exposed to adverse environmental conditions except for excessive eye strain

Prysmian Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons shall have the opportunity to be considered for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, military service and veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Prysmian will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please let us know.



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