General Motors Payroll Analyst in Detroit, Michigan
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Our culture is focused on building inclusive teams, where differences and unique perspectives are embraced so you can contribute to your fullest potential as you pursue your career. Our locations feature a variety of work environments, including open work spaces and virtual connection platforms to inspire productivity and flexible collaboration. And we are proud to support our employees volunteer interests, and make it a priority to join together in efforts that give back to our communities.
Perform business process functions necessary for processing salary & hourly payroll. Applicant should be comfortable exercising a high level of independent judgment in matters of a difficult and involved nature. Identify and initiate best practices to improve productivity and customer satisfaction.
Ensures timely and accurate payrolls are prepared and delivered
Ensure payroll is compliant with Federal and State tax regulations
Assist in managing 3rd party contracts
Maintain a cohesive work relationship between multiple 3rd party vendors
Initiates and ensures accurate and timely system implementation of payroll process changes
Networks and collaborates with colleagues, third parties, and other GM departments to achieve desired business results
Keeps up to date on technical aspects of payroll processes to identify and anticipate impacts on systems and processes
Proactively identifies process improvement opportunities and leads change
Extracts, verifies, analyzes, and presents data for management decision making
Provides internal and/or external financial analysis and decision support
Ensures compliance with internal controls requirements
Leads and/or assists with special projects and global initiatives as required
Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting, or related areas
3-5 years Payroll experience
Strong accounting background
General Knowledge of Banking/Taxes and Garnishment regulations
Understand of GM benefits including (SUB pay, 401K plans, S&A etc.)
Knowledge of Payroll systems and processes
Knowledge of US payroll taxes and remittance
Ability to work under pressure and balance multiple projects
Highly developed computer and Microsoft Excel skills
Ability to lead small project teams and work independently
Highly developed written and verbal communication skills
Strong interpersonal and team building skills
Ability to quickly understand corporate/unit personnel policies and labor agreements
Preferred Role Qualifications
Power BI knowledge
Experience with data analytics
The goal of the General Motors total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan incudes, the following benefits, in addition to many others:
• Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers and adoptive parents;
• Healthcare (including a triple tax advantaged health savings account and wellness incentive), dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family;
• Company and matching contributions to 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement;
• Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviors that reflect our company values;
• Tuition assistance and student loan refinancing;
• Discount on GM vehicles for you, your family and friends.
General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers. We understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities. GM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.
The policy of General Motors is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status. Additionally, General Motors is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us at Careers.Accommodations@GM.com .In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.
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