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Payroll / HR Coordinator

Company: The Hershey Company
Location: Stuarts Draft
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job Location: Stuarts Draft, VA


This position reports to the Plant Controller and supports approximately 1350 hourly employees within the site.

At each facility, the processing of the hourly payroll is a key operational/accounting role. Based on the continued growth at Stuarts Draft, we are adding a second Payroll Coordinator to continue to ensure that all accounting, pay, and operational controls are in place and provides the needed controls around this critical area of the plant operation. In addition, this position will also spend part of their time in the Human Resources department.

The Payroll/HR Coordinator will work flexible hours within a week based on the task assigned by the payroll coordinator to ensure that daily deadlines are met. This flexibility may include weekends and holidays, particularly if a holiday falls on a Monday.

Primary responsibilities:

Assist the Payroll Coordinator with overseeing the editing and verification process of the hourly workforce daily time punches into the Hershey automated payroll process

* Process the bi-weekly payroll for the plant hourly employees as well as process biweekly payroll accruals
* Reconcile each month the various general ledger accounts associated with the payroll processing
* Ensure that all Sarbanes Oxley controls are in place and functioning adequately throughout the entire year
* Process all payroll deductions and additional earnings on a timely basis
* Assist with the tracking process for hourly attendance within the prescribed plant policy
* Accounts payable and other duties as defined by the Plant Controller
* Run various payroll reports and provide payroll data as requested by HR Direct

Secondary responsibilities:

Assist Human Resource Coordinator(s) with various task as defined with an emphasis on Customer Service, Employee Relations, and Confidentiality.

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required to successfully perform major duties/responsibilities:

General knowledge of payroll and accounting principles (GAAP) preferred, but not required

* Strong communication skills, written and verbal skills with the ability to effectively address all levels within the organization
* Strong organizational and planning skills
* Ability to maintain the highest levels of confidentiality
* Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects
* Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills
* Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

* High school diploma or GED required
* Associates degree or equivalent education and/or experience preferred, but not required
* Strong attention to detail and organization skills required
* Proficient with Microsoft Office applications including Word, and Excel required
* 1-2 years automated time and attendance system experience and/or General Accounting experience preferred, but not required
* Understanding of how employee attendance practices impact payroll (FMLA, STD, Vacation, etc.) preferred
* SAP experience is preferred, but not required

Keywords: The Hershey Company, Roanoke , Payroll / HR Coordinator, Human Resources , Stuarts Draft, Virginia

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