Payroll Manager

Job ID:  38078

Youngstown, OH, US

Contract Type:  Permanent
Location Type:  On-site
Talent Area:  Management Operations

Trivium Packaging is a global sustainability leader in metal packaging with more than 60 locations worldwide, nearly 8,000 employees, and an annual revenue of approximately €3.0 billion. Trivium serves a diverse range of customers in a variety of end markets such as food, seafood, pet food, nutrition, beauty and personal care, household care, and premium beverages.

Trivium wants to shape the industry and has embarked on an ambitious transformation journey. In the near term, focus is on building & upskilling the team, deciding where to play & how to win, and increasing financial performance by executing the Trivium Business System (commercial, operational, and supply chain excellence). Sustainability is embedded in our materials and in our actions. Trivium has ambitious sustainability targets and focuses exclusively on products that are infinitely recyclable. Our company sustainability journey has been awarded with a Platinum medal by EcoVadis, the world’s leading rating agent who allocated this award only to the top 1% of the >75000 companies reviewed. Sustainability is embedded in each and every function at Trivium, it‘s in our DNA. The global head office is at Amsterdam Airport; however, many people work in virtual teams from different countries. Our culture is results-driven, entrepreneurial, informal, and highly multicultural. Our people have a high degree of responsibility. 

Who We Are:

Trivium Packaging is a global leader in metal packaging with more than 60 locations worldwide and employs close to 8,000 people. Trivium serves a diverse range of customers in a variety of end markets such as food, seafood, pet food, nutrition, beauty and personal care, household care and premium beverages.


At Trivium, people are the driving force in all our successes by bringing expertise and talent to help us stand out, achieving excellence through their commitment and drive, and maintaining a focus on continuous improvement in everything they do. Together, our goal is to be the number one choice for customers seeking sustainable metal packaging solutions.



Job Summary:

The Payroll Manager will manage the organization’s payroll functions for the Americas, including Canada and South America. The payroll manager, ensures employee payments are processed on time, accurately, and in compliance with country/government regulations. The payroll manager is responsible for implementing new payroll and timekeeping platforms, as needed; and will manage the application support for timekeeping and payroll systems as the subject matter expert.



Job Duties:

§ Ensure timely and accurate processing of Americas’ employee payroll including salaries, benefits, garnishments, taxes, and other deductions.

§ Maintains all timekeeping systems, UKG and ADP eTime as the SME, this includes all interfaces between Trivium HR and payroll systems

§ Ensures compliance with country, federal, state, and local payroll, wage and hour laws, CBAs and employee associations.

§ Facilitates continuous process improvements and best practices

§ Provides support in a variety of audits by providing records and documentation to auditors.

§ Develops and tracks department KPIs to drive improvements, reducing noncompliance and increasing efficiency

§ Review, maintain and identify changes needed for internal controls and SOX compliance

§ Manages daily operations and workflow of the department

§ Management responsibilities include Interviewing, training new staff, and performance evaluations for payroll department team members

§ Perform all other job duties as assigned



Qualifications and Experience Requirements:


· Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or related field required.

· A minimum of 10 years of related experience required.

· Extensive knowledge of the payroll function including preparation, balancing, internal control, and payroll taxes.

· Extensive knowledge of ADP eTime and UKG timekeeping systems

· Strong supervisory and leadership skills.

· Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

· Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

· Excellent verbal-written, interpersonal and communication skills to interact effectively with internal and external customers and team.

· Experience with ADP WFN or ADP enterprise.

· SAP or other ERP experience preferred



Work Environment:

This position will primarily work in an office environment where sitting for prolong periods of time and using a computer, telephone and other office electronics are critical. The position will also need to lift up to 15 pounds on occasion.



Trivium Packaging is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.


To reach our goals, we know we need colleagues at all levels who are truly diverse in every way. That’s why we are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status. Our customers come from a wide range of backgrounds, and so do our people and It’s business critical for us to ensure all our people have what they need to perform at their best and can be their true selves at work.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Youngstown