Western Sugar Cooperative Job Description

Title: Payroll Coordinator

 Location: Scottsbluff

 Position Overview

The Western Sugar Cooperative has a challenging opportunity for a Payroll Coordinator. The position is responsible for leading the payroll process for approximately 300+ employees. This position will report in a matrix organization to the Plant Manager and the Cooperative Payroll Supervisor. The position requires a very dynamic person with the ability to provide outstanding customer service, great communication skills, analytical dexterity, a solid ethical and confidential ability, and must possess strong leadership skills.

Essential Functions

  • Reviews employees time punch’s and schedules on a daily basis
  • Reviews time punch report and compares with payroll report for inaccuracies
  • Corrects any inaccuracies prior to payroll being transmitted
  • Reviews inaccuracies between time punch and payroll report with the Supervisor responsible
  • Responsible for entering all hourly new hire employee changes, and voluntary deductions in the payroll system
  • Prepare and process hourly and salaried bi-weekly payrolls
  • Calculate new hire pay, termination pay, and any required adjustment to normal pay
  • Calculate bonuses as requested
  • Ensure that computing, withholding, and deductions are done correctly
  • Knowledge of wage and hour laws

Skill & Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance preferred, but not required
  • Proficient in ADP or other payroll systems
  • 10-key by touch
  • 2-3 years experience in Payroll
  • Strict confidentiality a must
  • Excellent computer competence (outlook, word, PowerPoint, excel, access)
  • Must be able to handle several priorities at one time
  • Strong customer focus mind-set
  • Solid leadership and influencing skills
  • Friendly, results oriented, and collaborative

Travel Requirements, if any

  • Up to 5%