Payroll Supervisor

Brookfield, Wisconsin

Date Posted: 6/7/2021

Job Snapshot

Employee Type: Full-time
Job Type: Human Resources
Date Posted: 6/7/2021

Job Description

Milwaukee Tool is growing! In order to support the growth of all locations, we need to hire a Payroll Supervisor that will oversee a team of Payroll Specialists. In this role you will be responsible for delivering necessary execution of the US payroll operations and the time keeping solution.

If you're looking to take the next step in your career, using what you've learned, and leading a team in a fast pace, high volume environment, then this opportunity is for you!



  • Supervise the day-to-day payroll activities, monitoring for continuous improvement of practices to remove inefficiencies
  • Work collaboratively with function leads to maintain an open communication environment
  • Lead successful delivery of routine and non-routine payroll activities
  • Ensure compliance with all company policies and procedures surrounding payroll operations and time keeping solutions
  • Interpret, understand and apply payroll statutes, laws and regulations, while proactively remaining current on all payroll/payroll tax regulation changes and updates
  • Design and maintain effective internal controls for the payroll function
  • Maintain accurate reporting on the GL
  • Troubleshoot issues with payroll file feeds to external partnerships
  • Maintain knowledge of HRIS and timekeeping tool
  • Research and prepare responses to audit requests
  • Drive setup for new companies, departments, etc within HRIS to guarantee no disruption to business operations
  • Champion a data integrity mindset, continuously monitoring data for errors or inconsistencies and resolving quickly
  • Advise team members on payroll issues, resolving conflict and expressing a One Team outlook
  • Process payroll as needed
  • Generate, maintain and run ad-hoc reports for payroll analysis and understanding
  • Organize, complete and present payroll and timekeeping projects as assigned by leadership


Education and Experience Requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree in Human Resources Management, or related field; OR equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years of office experience, 3 year payroll experience preferred
  • 1 year supervisory experience preferred
  • Mathematical aptitude and the ability to analyze and present data
  • Has the ability to maintain confidentiality, exercise good judgment and diplomacy
  • Must have strong business acumen and customer service skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications necessary
Some travel may be required
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