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Payroll Specialist, Senior level

Cirrus Aircraft

Greater Twin Cities area/Duluth area, Minnesota
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Cirrus Aircraft has an excellent opportunity for a full-time, high-level Payroll Specialist to join our growing and dynamic team!  A recognized innovator and leader in general aviation, Cirrus Aircraft has over 1,100 employees in multiple states in the U.S. as well as internationally. Relocation available!  

Job Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions): 

  • Accurate and timely payroll processing for over 1,100 employees on a bi-weekly basis using UltiPro for both hourly and salaried employees;
  • Work with managers to ensure employee time management/payroll hours are accurate and approved on a timely basis; maintain time clocks as needed;
  • Perform data entry, including new hire input, garnishments/levies, employee changes, system maintenance, adjustments, retro pay and terminations, etc.;
  • Deliver reporting for a wide variety of ad hoc and routine needs using UltiPro and Excel;
  • Perform account reconciliations and provide general ledger reporting and support;
  • Provide supporting documentation for annual audits;
  • Ensure compliance with company policies, as well as federal/state payroll laws and regulations;
  • Perform special projects and other duties as assigned to support department and organization operations.



Demonstrated Skills and Abilities:

  • High degree of accuracy and detail orientation required
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize workload
  • Effective interpersonal (verbal and written) communication skills
  • Exemplary customer service skills
  • Strong work ethic and team player
  • Excellent attendance record
  • Ability to deal sensitively with confidential material and information

Education and/or Experience:

  • Minimum of two years’ recent experience in processing multi-state payroll for 1000+ employees; international payroll experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • CPP or CPA certification preferred
  • Working knowledge of payroll taxes at federal, state and local levels
  • Experience using automated payroll systems and human capital management systems; UltiPro experience preferred
  • Proficient in MS Office with strong Excel skills (proficiency with pivot and look up tables, graphing, etc.)

On behalf of Cirrus Aircraft, please apply on line, or submit resume to:

Colleen Dorsey, Sr. Search Consultant, SIMA Partners.




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