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Payroll Specialist

Date: Mar 2, 2019

Location: Wauwatosa, WI, US, 53222

Company: Briggs and Stratton

Position Description

Completes Payroll processing & all aspects associated with it. Reviews, reconciles, audits & balances Payroll documents/files to ensure practices are following company policy as well as regulatory guidelines. Provides customer service for all employees and third party vendors associated with all aspects of Payroll. Assists with training staff on new procedures and systems and oversees the preparation of special payrolls.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Performs tasks associated with payroll processing which includes:  procedures, auditing, reviewing, balancing, data entry, processing (calculating & confirm), reporting & transmissions to vendors.
  2. Produces ad hoc reports for various departments for Corporate requirements.
  3. Completes internal and external reporting to ensure customer needs/requirements are met.
  4. Performs weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual tax payments and filing with Federal, State and local agencies.
  5. Maintains accurate record keeping and supporting spreadsheets and documents for all filings and payments.
  6. Administers and oversees all tasks associated with expatriate payroll processing and special payrolls.
  7. Ensures specific compliance requirements are administered timely including but not limited to: DOL, IRS, FLSA, Federal & State regulations, garnishments, levies, court orders, company policy, direct deposit, W-4, escheated property, Sarbanes Oxley audit, internal procedures and record retention.
  8. Provides Customer Support including training aspects of Payroll.
  9. Performs other duties as assigned

Job Skills Requirements

  • Thorough knowledge of payroll practices including payroll rules, regulations & payroll tax withholding laws
  • Strong written, verbal & interpersonal communication skills for effective interaction with diverse group
  • Ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities/projects
  • Accurate data entry skills and strong math aptitude
  • Ability to isolate and resolve problems within fixed time frames in a fast-paced environment
  • Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location


High School diploma

Experience Requirements

  • Minimum of three years of experience with in-house payroll processes, time and attendance experience, or related field
  • Experience working in payroll/timekeeping software systems prefered

Physical & Environmental Requirements



Briggs & Stratton Corporation, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is the world’s largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. Its wholly owned subsidiaries include North America’s number one marketer of pressure washers, and it is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of power generation, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton®, Simplicity®, Snapper®, Snapper Pro® Ferris®, PowerBoss®, Allmand™, Billy Goat®, Murray®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on six continents. 


Briggs & Stratton Corporation is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law. Briggs & Stratton also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans.

Nearest Major Market: Milwaukee

Job Segment: Data Entry, Customer Service, Administrative

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