Payroll Analyst II

LOCATION: 

Charlotte, NC, US, 28208

REQ ID:  46580

SEE designs and delivers packaging solutions that protect essential goods transported worldwide, preserve food, enable e-commerce and digital connectivity, and help create a global supply chain that is touchless, safer, less wasteful, and more resilient.

SEE strives to foster a caring, high-performance growth culture that will deliver consistent, sustainable profitable growth and accelerate our performance – a culture where accountability is clear and aligned, and where we reward business outcomes and impact. Our culture guides everything we do – how we partner with our customers and suppliers, attract and retain top talent, and create value for our stakeholders. SEE generated $5.5 billion in revenue in 2023 and has approximately 17,000 employees. The company operates out of 46 countries/territories, and our products are distributed in 115 countries/territories around the world. To learn more, visit www.sealedair.com.

Position Summary

Serves as a Payroll team subject matter expert and ensures compliance on all payroll-related matters in addition to answering inquiries from employees, HR, Finance, Legal entities, or Others.  Performs a wide variety of Payroll processing activities for the US and Canada including: approving final registers for Weekly/Semi-monthly pay groups, knowledge of eTime T&A system, processing wage garnishments, liens, managing bonus uploads, ad hoc wage and severance payments, and preparing and recommending off cycle payments for Wisely cards or checks.  Assists Payroll Manager and team in the comprehensive creation of SOWs with payroll provider and other vendors when needed for special projects and initiatives.
General Duties: payroll support related to researching and correcting out-of-balance conditions, report creation (standard, ad hoc and custom) and collaborating with managers in the support of audit deliverables and compliance requirements. Will train less experienced regional payroll practitioners as well as direct work of other payroll team members to close out payroll cycle weekly and work to educate and increase their knowledge of tax-related items.
Assist in the development and management of strong relationships with payroll vendor, Sealed Air Total Rewards and Benefits teams, HR People Technology, and IT teams, etc.  Serve as the SME on the payroll system and payroll processes to proactively manage and prevent issues.  Recommend improvements to processes and oversee communication to those affected.
Strong comprehension of all Payroll tools and applications relative to executing Payroll processing, W2 creation, stock vesting tax events, and eTime T&A processing and their impact to the successful payroll delivery.

Job Description

  • Assists with Wage garnishment / liens processing
  • Assists with managing requests in the Service Now system. 
  • Data mining / report creation (standard, ad hoc, and custom).
  • Assists with other payroll process special events (ASR, AIP, stock vesting, United Way, hourly bonus compliance).
  • Collaborates with payroll manager and team to complete internal and external Audit deliverables 
  • Continuous improvement of payroll related processes.  Work with others in HR, Benefits and Finance to ensure proper financial reporting as well as root cause analysis when issues arise with payroll.
  • Acquisitions, projects, and SOWs with vendors (various depending on circumstances)

Other duties as assigned by Payroll Manager:

  • Will have ownership over any Support tickets opened with Payroll or the global HCM team and work to successful resolution in a timely and collaborative manner.
  • Will lead small projects that may occur with processes or systems used by NAM payroll team, when assigned as the primary resource.
  • Will represent the NAM payroll team and actively participate in large/complex projects at Sealed Air, when assigned as the primary resource.
  • Will agree to adhere to the Governance process that applies to change management and system configuration changes for the Payroll and Time Capture systems and/or any integration into and out of those systems.
  • Will serve as a back-up or may have full responsibility to participate in completing the monthly Payroll SOX audits for US and Canada.


Additional responsibilities that may be assigned as needed by the Payroll Manager:

  • Ensures SEE’s payroll taxes are compliant with federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Researches laws and regulations regarding federal, state, and local taxes, taxable events and payroll withholding procedures in a multi-state environment.
  • Manages processes with ADP Globalview manages services to execute W-2's, W-2C's annually, and other critical year end processing tasks.
  • Reconciles filing and deposit records with taxing authorities.
  • Develops necessary controls including relationships with internal and external auditors and federal, state, and local agencies.
  • Manages quarterly and annual adjustments with Payroll Manager.
  • Manages ADP Smart Compliance and responds to all tax notices from federal, state, and local agencies in a timely manner.
  • Coordinates with unemployment compensation service provider and state unemployment agencies on all tax related issues, amendments, etc.
  • Ensures employee federal, state, and local taxes are set up appropriately in ADP GlobalView software, and in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.
  • Guarantees ADP GlobalView and unemployment service provider state unemployment rates are current.
  • Remains knowledgeable of federal, state, and local tax laws as they apply, to include multi-jurisdictional processing, compensation, and Section 125 benefits.

 

Qualifications

  • 3 to 5 years of Payroll experience in a multi-state environment. 
  • ADP GlobalView or SAP payroll experience.
  • GlobalView reporting proficiency.
  • Intermediate level proficiency with Excel spreadsheets to include pivot tables and VLookup.
  • Intermediate level knowledge of complexities of state and local taxation, to include reciprocal agreements.
  • Highly analytical and strong ability to communicate both written and verbally to convey clear and accurate information in a timely manner.
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office software platforms.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Strong time management and project management skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment and establish relationships.
  • Strong ability to learn and utilize different systems and programs.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and the ability to interact professionally with all levels within the organization, and excellence in written and verbal communication.
  • High personal standards of excellence, commitment and integrity while maintaining confidential information.

Preferred:

  • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) certification or Fundamentals of Payroll Certification (FPC).
  • Knowledge of various payroll software systems and understanding of data integrations inbound and outbound with benefits and other third-party vendors.

Other Considerations:

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Office applications, and Sharepoint
  • If working remotely/flex, , requires stable internet connectivity during critical business hours to perform expected work deliverables
  • When attending meetings held via Microsoft TEAMS, Webex or Zoom, should present a professional business appearance during work hours.  An on-camera presence is requested as much as possible.
  • The critical days of the week for this role are MONDAYS and TUESDAYS and those daily hours may exceed 8 in a day.
  • The main locations this position will support are based in the USA and span the Eastern, Mountain and Pacific timezones.

Requisition id: 46580 

Relocation: No  

SEE is committed to attracting, selecting, and developing talent that reflects the diversity of the communities and customers we serve. We take pride in our selection process to identify,  infuse, and grow talent to align with our culture, values, and norms. SEE prioritizes talent development, fostering a culture of continuous growth and career progression. The company is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and to all employees, without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, protected disability, veteran status, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. 

*Please be cautious of fraudulent recruiting efforts using the SEE name or logo. SEE will never request private information during the application process, such as a Driver's License or Social Security Number. If you have any concerns about information received from SEE during the application process, please reach out to us directly at [email protected]

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WHY WORK AT SEALED AIR?

It is our responsibility to leverage what we have to affect positive and meaningful change for our communities and planet using Sealed Air’s global resources and expertise.

Corporate sustainability. It’s about improving the lives of people around the world by addressing pressing needs in the communities where we and our customers operate.

Customer Success. Meeting our customers' needs. At Sealed Air it’s more than a goal, it’s an integral part of our business practices, our innovative solutions, and our values.

Leaving our communities better than we found them through dedication of time, talent and resources.


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