The role of Payroll Operations Analyst is to partner with business unit leaders and process all aspects of payroll operations. This includes, but not limited to, processing accurate payrolls, communicating with sites to ensure accurate and timely payroll processing and assisting employees with any payroll related items. This role will report to the Manager, Payroll Operations and will support the Global Treasury leadership team at the Corporate Headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio.
The Key Responsibilities of the Payroll Analyst include:
Process all aspects of the payroll function for assigned Companies including ensuring accuracy and timeliness and maintaining appropriate documentation and records.
Ensure that all payrolls are completed accurately and on time.
Comply with all federal, state and local payroll tax regulations.
Ensure compliance for garnishment processing.
Provide problem resolution support to employees relating to payroll inquiries.
Act as a role model demonstrating being positive, being a team player and accepting of change.
Maintain good working relationship with core departments (Human Resources, Accounting, Legal, Sites, etc.).
Assist in identifying and developing system and process improvements resulting in improving accuracy and efficiency.
Assume additional duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree or CPP preferred or equivalent payroll experience required
Minimum of 3 - 5 years of payroll processing for a large industrial manufacturer
Prior experience with payroll processing systems (Workday, Oracle, ADP)
Skills / Ability:
Ability to work independently.
Interpersonal Skills: Relates well with people; builds appropriate rapport; listens effectively; uses diplomacy and tact.
Analytical Ability/Perceptiveness: Learns new material quickly, understands abstract concepts, recognizes subtle interrelationships, and handles complexity effectively.
Troubleshooting skills: Identifies problems and recognizes symptoms, causes and alternative solutions. Makes timely, sound decisions even under conditions of risk and uncertainty.
Communication skills (Verbal and Written): Expresses ideas clearly in documents that have organization, structure, grammar, language, and terminology adjusted to the characteristics of the audience. Orally expresses ideas effectively in individual and group situations.
Teamwork: Interacts with others in ways that enhance understanding and respect, perceiving the needs of others, develops smooth relationships, and effectively deals with conflict.
Motivation and Commitment: Establishes high performance standards (including as such relates to the security of sensitive information), strives to attain those standards, takes initiative, and demonstrates commitment to the organization and the profession.
Planning and Prioritization Skills: Develops strategies and schedules for meeting those goals, anticipating obstacles and develops alternative strategies.
As a company, we are doing what we can to keep all our employees safe and healthy. It is the current expectation that all Cleveland-Cliffs employees will be vaccinated against COVID-19 as soon as possible. Before accepting an offer of employment you must certify that you are fully vaccinated. Cleveland-Cliffs reserves the right to require proof of vaccination.
Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to or call 1-(312) 899-3097 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Do not email your application materials to this email address. Application materials sent to this email address will not be considered.
Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity), genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. The following links provide information regarding your Equal Employment Opportunity rights and protections: EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement. We are a drug-free workplace and conduct pre-employment screening as a condition of employment.