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Do you want to shape a sustainable future?

We are Hydro, a global family of 30,000 people, present in a broad range of market segments for aluminium and metal recycling, and energy and renewables, offering a unique wealth of knowledge and competence.

We have a proud history and are committed to leading the way in shaping a sustainable future by developing natural resources into innovative products and solutions. In doing so, we truly believe that our people matter the most to make the difference.

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GBS Payroll Team Lead - Southeast/Canada Region

Hydro  Extrusions is a world-leading aluminium extrusion business counting around 100 production sites in 40 countries and employing 20,000 people. Through our unique combination of local expertise, global network, and unmatched R&D capabilities, we can offer everything from standards profiles, to advanced development and manufacturing for most industries.  Since 1905, Hydro has turned natural resources into valuable products for people and businesses with focus on a safe and good workplace for our 30,000 employees in more than 140 locations.

Hydro is committed to leading the way in shaping a sustainable future and in doing so, creating more viable societies by developing natural resources into products and solutions in innovative and efficient ways to industries that matter.

Job Summary: Candidate will lead a team of Payroll Specialists responsible for delivering efficient, on-time payroll services across Hydro’s Southeast and Canada Regions.  In addition, candidate will oversee and execute the day-to-day duties in processing Gainesville, Georgia and Magnolia, Arkansas’ payroll for all hourly and salaried employees, ensuring pay is processed timely, accurately, and in compliance with Federal and State Wage and Hour regulations and Company policies. 


Job Location: Pittsburgh, PA


Hydro employees can enjoy several benefits including:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Retirement Savings Plans with Company Match/Contributions
  • Education Assistance
  • Bonus Plan Eligibility
  • Parental Leave


Required Education/Experience:

  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in the payroll field required
  • Minimum three (3) years’ experience in MS Office Suite with an emphasis in Excel is required


Preferred Skills/Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business preferred (or a combination of education and experience)
  • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) or Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) preferred
  • Previous experience in a leadership role preferred.
  • Working knowledge of UltiPro and Kronos, a plus
  • Knowledge of multi-state labor laws, a plus
  • Bilingual (Spanish/French and English), a plus



Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead the payroll team’s activities across multiple locations delivering efficient processes and controls resulting in timely and accurate payrolls.
  • Reviews timecard data by generating various reports to ensure hours scheduled for payment fall within location policies. 
  • Extensively reviews payroll register and submits approval to external payroll vendor prior to finalizing payroll process. 
  • Communicates with Human Resources department to ensure the integrity of payroll data related to new hires, terminations, transfers, pay rate changes, retroactive payments, bonus payments, tuition reimbursement payments, and employment verifications.
  • Acts as Project Leader for implementation of new/updated pay rules, system upgrades as relates to payroll practices and business processes.
  • Maintains detailed records and documentation of payroll transactions for audit purposes, in accordance with statutory requirements and company policies and procedures.
  • Submits voucher requests for payment to external parties for employee deductions – union dues, United Way campaigns, etc.
  • Assists new supervisors using time and attendance system and assist in the resolution of issues encountered by users.



Care, Courage, & Collaboration

At Hydro We care about our People!

We care about Safety!

Hydro is heading in a new and exciting direction, and we depend on different perspectives to solve our tasks and meet customer needs. Building on our three core values – Care, Courage and Collaboration – we target a high performing and sustainable work environment based on inclusion of our differences.  Hydro in North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer where all phases of employment are based strictly upon the qualifications of the individual as related to the work requirements of the position. This policy is applied without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or any other category protected by law.   

If you need an accommodation in order to complete the application, please let us know by completing the form below or by calling +1 (412) 643-3602.

Posted on:  Nov 25, 2022

Moon Township, PA, US, 15108

Department:  GBS HR North America
Business Area:  Global Business Services(HGBS)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion USA LLC
Job Type:  Permanent

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

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