Lehigh Hanson Payroll Tax Manager in Irving, Texas
Line Of Business: Corporate Administration (SSC, IT, Employee Services, Etc.)
Department: Human Resources
Primary Location: Irving-TX
The Company and the Role:
Lehigh Hanson is one of the largest suppliers of heavy building materials to the construction industry in North America. Our companies produce a broad range of building materials, including cement, aggregates (crushed rock, sand and gravel), ready mixed and precast concrete and asphalt.
Lehigh Hanson is part of the HeidelbergCement Group, the global market leader in aggregates and a prominent player in cement, concrete and other downstream activities. HeidelbergCement Group employs over 60,000 people at more than 3,000 locations in 60 countries.
Lehigh Hanson is seeking a qualified Payroll Tax Manager who will be based in our corporate office in Irving, Texas. The Payroll Tax Manager will serve as the internal business owner of U.S. and Canadian Payroll Taxes.
This position will work closely with several cross-functional business partners to ensure payroll taxes are reported timely and accurately in the most efficient way possible for 13,000 employees in multiple states and provinces. The ideal candidate will be a hands-on strategic manager and team player with a “can-do” attitude and demonstrated ability to identify and drive process improvement opportunities within the context of constant change.
What you’ll get to do:
As a key member of our HR shared services team, you will be responsible for a wide range of tasks, including:
Managing, reviewing and auditing U.S. and Canadian payroll tax compliance
Supervising two payroll tax analysts
Leading and facilitating cross-functional teams for the U.S. and Canada Year-end Projects
Providing outstanding customer service to employees and business partners
Creating and maintaining documentation for new and changing processes and backing up payroll tax analysts, when needed.
Continually developing, maintaining and applying internal control standards
Managing payroll tax and workers compensation premium audits.
Developing and implementing best practices for payroll tax payments and reporting.
Maintaining and exemplifying a culture of openness and integrity
Who we are looking for:
B.A. or B.S. in Accounting, Finance, Business or equivalent
APA Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) designation preferred
8+ years of payroll tax experience, ideally in large, U.S. multi-state and Canadian companies. Expert Canadian tax knowledge required.
Manager who can collaborate, promote professional growth and inspire others.
Solid working knowledge of payroll operations of an organization.
Experience with systems integrations and acquisitions.
Advanced Excel skills required; experience with ERP systems (JDE a plus)
Strong analytical and communication skills, both written and verbal
A business-partnering approach, with high standards for integrity and ethics.
Ability to thrive in a changing environment with a “roll-up sleeves” approach to accomplish all necessary tasks
Attention to detail – demonstrated ability to consistently deliver upon a high level of accuracy to ensure risk is minimized at all times.
Ability to balance strong customer service needs against business objectives.
Excellent project management skills to establish and meet deadlines.
Our corporate office supports the Lehigh Hanson plants in North America and offers a competitive benefits package that includes 401(k) savings plan with company match, tuition reimbursement and employee purchase program. Amenities include an on-site deli, free covered parking and use of a free fitness center.
Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled