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Payroll Specialist

At INEOS Pigments, we value the contribution of our people in making us one of the largest producers of titanium dioxide in North America. Providing numerous products and services to industries around the globe, from coatings to plastics to paper and other end-uses, we invest in employee development and offer a wide range of career opportunities, offering everyone the chance to broaden their experience and build a professionally rewarding career.

Under general supervision, the Payroll Specialist is responsible for processing payroll information, reviewing and performing payroll audits, and serving as a resource for questions surrounding pay policies and procedures for INEOS Pigments. Will also perform quality control and investigates anomalies, and respond to information requests from internal and external sources. The Payroll Specialist serves as a back-up for processing payroll for designated payroll areas, ensuring accurate posting of SAP FI/CO entries and third party payments and adhering to stipulated deadlines.

Key activities include:

  • Process all master data transactions in SAP
  • Run and check time evaluation adhering to stipulated deadlines. Resolves out of balance conditions between time and payroll journal results
  • Process payroll and performs all post-processing activities for all payroll areas.
  • Ensure payroll processes and practices meet payroll regulatory requirements to be supported by internal/external audits
  • Communicates with third party vendors and generates reporting data as needed for wage garnishments and support orders
  • Serve as a backup to uploading payroll tax files to the ADP site and direct deposit files to the bank site
  • Process regular payroll information, entering bonus payments, tax withholding changes, stop payments, and off-cycle checks as requested while adhering to Payroll Policy and Practices.
  • Responds to and resolves inquiries regarding pay and leave questions from employees
  • Explain payroll calculations and deductions to employees, investigate payroll issues, and make appropriate corrections.
  • Assist in the explanation of leave accruals based on H.R. Policies
  • Respond to employee inquiries and resolve pay discrepancies
  • Work with third party representative in regards to any jurisdiction changes
  • Ability to manage Unemployment Account requests
  • Month, Quarter, Year End report process
  • All other duties as assigned

About You

You should possess:

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • 2--4 years SAP payroll experience with employee populations greater than 500 including Unions
  • Strong understanding of relationships between payroll, Unions, benefits, HR events, Finance and other input and downstream systems
  • ADP experience
  • Strong knowledge of payroll laws/regulations and accounting
  • Strong PC skills (Microsoft Office applications)
  • Proficient in Windows-based word processing and spreadsheets
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to meet multiple,concurrent deadlines
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Excellent oral and verbal communication skills
  • Maintain confidentiality


This is a salaried non-exempt position. Working hours are 7:00 AM-3:30 PM. Flexible schedule and/or additional hours as needed.


If interested -

  1. Inform your supervisor/manager of your interest.
  2. Apply online at 12:00 AM September 22, 2022. Interviews will be coordinated through Human Resources.

All employees interested will be contacted and informed of their status in the internal recruiting process

Our Ashtabula, Ohio Complex, consisting of two plants just south of Lake Erie, is a state of the art manufacturing complex with leading technology and more than 45 years of manufacturing excellence.

INEOS Pigments offers a competitive salary with an annual bonus and a comprehensive benefits package, including paid time off, medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, long-term disability with the buy-up option, basic life & AD&D insurance with a buy-up option for self and dependents, 401(k) with company match.

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