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Payroll Specialist Job


Wauwatosa, WI, United States

Employment Type:  Regular
Category:  Human Resources
Posting Date:  Jun 19, 2022



  • Lead payroll processing for Bostik, Inc.
  • UKG Ready – system administrator, responsible maintenance of employee data, getting time from UKG Ready to payroll
  • HR Data –monitor the shared inbox for employees transaction and transmit accordingly
  • Eforms –Creation of employee transition record, submitted for approval, monitor approval status, follow-up up as needed & finalized transaction in SAP with changes approved
  • SAP – employee maintenance (jobs, names, taxes, direct deposit, changes, etc).  Check in and audit payroll processing, including running reports and verifying differences, auditing non-exempt hours, entering specific payrolls detail in the system and proofing
  • Support HR projects as assigned




Payroll (70%):

  • Lead preparation and processing of bi-weekly and weekly payroll utilizing HR management systems (UKG Workforce Now and SAP PHR). Includes, but is not limited to, data entry, transferring time and attendance, payroll and time reports, and proofing of entries. 
  • Maintains systems, personnel files and spreadsheets for new and existing employees. Assist and process changes relating to pay rates, deductions, paid time off allowances, garnishments, bonuses and other payroll related requests. Closely collaborate with HR Partners, Site Administration, and Managers to ensure records are up-to-date.
  • Creates and prepares payroll and employee information reports as needed.
  • Responds to notifications from state agencies.
  • Participate in payroll & processes audits.
  • Run and manipulate bi-weekly GL reports.  Assist finance with reconciliation of payroll to GL reporting
  • Complete the monthly headcount reconciliation report and cost center report
  • Performs filing and upkeep of employee payroll records.
  • Run standard and ad hoc audit reports to ensure accuracy of employee payroll data. Must be comfortable manipulating, large amounts of data in varying formats.
  • Assist with ad hoc projects, implementations and testing of new processes and systems or payroll features.
  • Review of processed payroll


Systems (15%):

  • Serves as Bostik system contact for SAP-HR (payroll) and UKG Ready timekeeping system.
  • Serves as back-up administrator for LOA and e-forms systems.
  • Trains/assists HR contacts in HR systems, payroll, etc.
  • Assists employees and managers on the use of “e-forms” and UKG Ready.
  • Responsible for system training and reporting


Benefits (10%):

  • Provide back-up LOA administration, to include system management and updating UKG Ready with appropriate hours based on STD report (ERP, STD, etc.)


Compensation (5%):

  • Provide support to the Compensation manager in completing compensation reviews, job analysis, and market studies
  • Assist in administration of merit cycle and bonus programs.




The job involves strategic independent and collaborative work with the HR team and all Bostik, Inc. employees.  A strong understanding of HR fundamentals including employee relations, benefits, payroll, compensation, HR systems, labor relations, and HR analytics is required to support the HR function as the generalist for Bostik, Inc.


This role will be integral in compiling payroll information from multiple sources, managing accurate payroll preparation, completing reports, and maintaining records.




  • HR Analyst for Systems including reporting
  • Payroll Processing
  • HR Systems – Payroll, UKG Ready
  • Donation Program




  • Associate degree and 5+ years Payroll, Finance/Accounting or Human Resources experience required, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong analytical, reporting, and system skills
  • Strong, effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills including vlookups and pivot tables;
  • Understanding of HR functions including benefits, compensation, HR analytics, HRMS, and payroll


A career with Bostik offers a collaborative work environment and supportive development to reach your career goals, with benefits starting day one as part of our competitive total rewards strategy.  Bostik, an Arkema company, is a leading global adhesive specialist in construction, consumer and industrial markets. For more than a century, it has been developing innovative adhesive solutions that are smarter and more adaptive to the forces that shape daily lives. From cradle to grave, from home to office, Bostik’s smart adhesives can be found everywhere. With annual sales of €2 billion, the company employees 6,000 people and has a presence in more than 50 countries. diversity of our employees is an asset we value and commit to from recruitment through career management.  Bostik is an EEO/AA/Drug Free Workplace.  The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications

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