Payroll Specialist
at Altra Industrial Motion

Date Posted: 4/8/2018

Job Description

Altra Industrial Motion is currently seeking a Payroll Specialist to be responsible for ensuring accurate processing and recording of Company's payroll, providing timely and accurate financial information and participating in payroll processing.


  • Perform daily payroll department operations
  • Manage workflow to ensure all payroll transactions are processed accurately and timely
  • Reconcile payroll prior to transmission and validate confirmed reports
  • Understand proper taxation of employer paid benefits
  • Process correct garnishment calculations and compliance
  • Execute time and attendance processing and interface with payroll where required
  • Perform compliances for unclaimed property payroll checks
  • Process accurate and timely year-end reporting when necessary (W-2, W-2c, etc)
  • Develop ad hoc financial and operational reporting as needed
  • Process manual checks
  • Update and reconcile monthly bank statements and general ledger accounts
  • Investigate tax notices and follow through on processing additional information or corrections to submissions as required


Majority of time is spent in a general office environment.


While performing the duties of this job, employee is regularly required to talk or hear. This is largely a sedentary role; however some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand as necessary. Overnight travel is required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job Requirements


  • Strong knowledge of federal and state regulations.
  • Strong PC skills including proficiency in Excel .
  • Working knowledge of Kronos, CORT, SAP, and other time/attendance and payroll processing software.
  • Strong work ethic and team player.
  • High degree of professionalism.
  • Ability to deal sensitively with confidential material
  • Strong interpersonal (verbal and written) communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate with various levels of management.
  • Decision-making, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
  • Organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills.



  • High School Diploma/GED.
  • 2-3 years’ experience processing multi-state payroll.


Altra Industrial Motion is an E/O/E

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Job Snapshot

About Us

Altra Industrial Motion is a leading global supplier of quality power transmission and motion control products. Providing the essential control of equipment speed, torque, positioning, and other functions, Altra products are used in nearly any machine or process involving motion. Our products are sold in over 70 countries in a variety of major industrial markets, including food processing, material handling, packaging machinery, mining, energy, automotive, primary metals, turf and garden and many others.

Altra products are marketed under a variety of well recognized and established manufacturing brand names. Operating independently, each of these companies is committed to the guiding principles of operational excellence, continuous improvement and customer satisfaction.

Our products are frequently used in a wide range of high-volume manufacturing processes, where the reliability and accuracy are critical in both avoiding costly down time and enhancing the overall efficiency of manufacturing operations.

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