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About the Voith Group
The Voith Group is a global technology company. With its broad portfolio of systems, products, services and digital applications, Voith sets standards in the markets of energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, the company today has more than 20,000 employees, sales of € 4.3 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the larger family-owned companies in Europe.

For the Voith Global Business Service (GBS) Payroll team, we are looking for:

Payroll Expert Generalist  

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Reasons you’ll love working here:

  • Flexibility with Work/Life Balance
  • Hybrid Schedule and Summer Hours
  • Dress for Your Day Dress Code
  • Great Compensation and Benefits Package including 401K with up to 5% Match AND a 3% Company Contribution to Start
  • Paid Time Off and 10 paid Holidays per Year
  • Climate-Neutral Footprint Worldwide
  • Leadership and Professional Development Opportunities
  • Health and Wellness Benefits


Career development: Plan on developing both professionally and personally. Voith Learning & Development, team creates classes, seminars, and beyond-the-classroom tools that help employees understand Voith’s culture, organization, values, and role in the world.

Benefits: Our range of offered benefits can include medical, dental, vision, life insurances, starting on first of month, employee discounts, 401(k) savings plans, service awards, tuition reimbursement, referral bonuses and more! Find out which benefits you'll get after you choose your role with us.

Life work balance: Paid time off starting at 16 days in your first year of employment plus 10 paid holidays.



This position will encompass all areas of payroll, from understanding the HRIS data management process, in order to be a full backup, to annual reconciliation of employee tax forms, for the United States, Canada, and Mexico, and everything in between.



  • Responsible for backing up the processing of several payrolls in a unionized complex manufacturing company with U.S. multi-state payroll, Canadian provincial payroll, including experience with garnishments, benefits, and taxes consistent with federal and state/provincial wage and hour laws utilizing various payroll related systems.
  • U S Subject matter expert on all payroll processes and procedures, including but not limited to, off-cycle payrolls, retro-active payments, documenting and updating procedures, tax processing/reconciliation, preparing general ledger entries, etc.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve complex issues related to all aspects of payroll processing,
  • Manage payroll tasks, including processing Expat payrolls, and shadow payrolls for any country required, ensuring accuracy for taxability for this complex group of employees. 
  • This position is responsible for ensuring all technical aspects of payroll related systems are accurate and efficient, including interfaces, and continued improvement for efficient processes within the payroll & HRIS department
  • Working with Smart Compliance to ensure reconciliation of all agency taxable wages, processing Prior Quarter Adjustments, researching and resolving Tax notices, maintaining all SUI rate notice percentages, etc.
  • This position is responsible for of all annual reporting forms in the US, Canada and Mexico including, but not limited to W-2’s and T-4’s.
  • Serving as a liaison between payroll and the accounting department.  Responsible for the mapping of all payroll related codes, in order to ensure an accurate payroll G/L entry, including analysis as well as answering all G/L related questions concerning payroll entries.
  • Run and review payroll reports for accuracy and contact various location personnel for clarification when needed. Import and export interface files and correct out of balance situations.
  • Ensure that Voith is in compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations.  Stay current on payroll laws that could have an impact on our business.
  • Responsible for the accurate processing of Wage and Hour rules and regulations for time calculations within Voith systems.
  • Collaborates with the Payroll team, HR Business Partners, Field Services, Shop Supervision and Department Management to gain efficiencies in all HRIS and Payroll processes.
  • Assist with Project Management of HRIS & Payroll related projects, and completing all the related tasks
  • Assist with Payroll related testing as required for all configuration changes, and improvements moving forward
  • Update all SOP’s and checklists as required with changes to configuration and process efficiency changes
  • Be the reporting expert for the Payroll and HRIS departments and gather system data as required for internal and external reporting.
  • Assist with creating training materials in order to educate staff members, supervisors, and employees to be self-sufficient with all payroll and HRIS data.



  • High School degree required, Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • 10+ years of payroll experience
  • CPP Certification required
  • Experience with ADP Workforce Now Payroll preferred
  • Multi-State payroll experience required
  • Canadian payroll experience required
  • Union Payroll experience is required
  • Detail oriented, well organized, high degree of accuracy
  • Must possess strong customer service, follow up, and communication skills
  • Strong computer skills utilizing Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Ability to work under time constraints and prioritize to meet deadlines
  • Ability to navigate through complex project improvement initiatives
  • Able to work as part of a team and individually
  • Must possess a high level of confidentiality with zero tolerance
  • Experience working with a time and attendance system- ETIME or Dimensions system preferred
  • Experience working with a request/ticketing system a plus



Don’t meet every single requirement but think you would be a good fit for our team? We encourage you to apply – your unique skills may be just what we need for this or other roles!


Voith US Inc. is an EEO/AA/VEVRAA compliant Federal Contractor and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. We welcome everyone to apply, especially those individuals who are underrepresented in the industry including people of color, LGBTQI+ community, women, individuals with disabilities (both seen and unseen), Veterans, people of any age or family status. We embrace the competitive advantage that diversity brings and we strive to create a working environment that is inclusive of thought and talent.