Assistant Payroll Manager

United States of America
Full Time
July 1 2020



Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC) is a leading worldwide, diversified manufacturer of complex metal components and products. It serves the aerospace, power, and general industrial markets. PCC is the market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, and forged components used in jet aircraft engines and industrial gas turbines. The Company is also a leading producer of highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace and other general industrial markets, manufactures extruded seamless pipe, fittings, forgings, and clad products for power generation and oil & gas applications, and supplies metal alloys and other materials to the casting and forging industries. PCC is a high quality business with dominant positions in most segments of the markets in which it serves.

Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, this over 10 billion dollar company employs more than 29,500 people worldwide.  PCC has over 160 plants and has a presence in twenty-six states in the US and in over a dozen countries. PCC is relentless in its dedication to being a high-quality, low-cost and on-time producer; delivering the highest value to its customers and shareholders while continually pursuing strategic, profitable growth.

Effective early February 2016, Berkshire Hathaway, led by chairman and CEO Warren E. Buffet, acquired Precision Castparts Corp.

PCC Aerostructures Auburn is a kitting, assembly, and integration center that was created in 1999 as Primus International with the merger of Bumstead Manufacturing, Inc. and Hansen Machine Corporation.
Precision Castparts Corp. acquired Primus International in August, 2011 and has since merged GCM North American Aerospace and Compass Aerospace Northwest with Auburn to create a vertical integration solutions center for medium assembly. The site is a center of excellence for hard metal machining and door assembly.
701 Milwaukee Ave N
Algona, WA 98001
The Assistant Payroll Manager will assist the Payroll Manager in overseeing and the supervision of multi-site payroll and payroll functions, ensuring pay is processed accurately, timely and in compliance with company and government regulations and related account reconciliations and internal financial reporting. Manage and ensure the accurate and efficient operation of the payroll function and department, including the generation, distribution, and reporting of the biweekly, semi-monthly, weekly and special incentive payrolls
• Implements, maintains, and reviews payroll processing systems to ensure timely and accurate processing of payroll transactions including salaries, benefits, garnishments, taxes, and other deductions.
• Ensures accurate and timely processing of payroll updates including new hires, terminations, and changes to pay rates.
• Prepares and maintains accurate records and reports of payroll transactions.
• Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local payroll, wage, and hour laws and best practices.
• Facilitates audits by providing records and documentation to auditors.
• Identifies and recommends updates to payroll processing software, systems, and procedures.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
• Prepare and input payroll related manual journal entries including the monthly intercompany entries for 401(k) & payroll chargebacks.
• Assist controllers with reconciliation of the payroll bank account and various payroll related GL accounts, identify and research variances and supply backup for all account balances.  
• Coordinate with vendors for the bi-weekly, quarterly and annual reporting requirements, including Discovery Benefits and Paperless Pay.
• Manage the use of reports and tools to foster data integrity and customer satisfaction. Develop and coordinate the preparation & review of various reports; monthly hours and wages, Quarterly Cash Bonus & vacation forecasts, annual DC and worker’s compensation.  Confirm the integrity of each report and have each delivered within the prescribed deadlines.
• Represent PCC in payroll related audits by PCC and third parties.
• Manage the administration and transactional processing involved with relocation and other company fringe benefits
• Resolve employee concerns regarding wage payments, taxation, deductions and unique requests & counsel and advise HR and Payroll staff, employees and managers of transactional processing involved with payroll
• Maintain employee payroll records and information to ensure legal and regulatory compliance and to provide beneficial and timely management reporting.
• Provide expertise and support to the locations through management and operation of the Payroll Department and ensure timely communication of changes of payroll policies, procedures, and regulations.
• Coordinate and execute system testing as applicable for regulatory changes, enhancement/system upgrades or configuration changes within TIMET’s SAP system as well the interface systems for third parties.
• Evaluate, develop, recommend and implement policies and procedures designed to improve business processes within the department and organization.
• Continually monitor, review and update as warranted the payroll controls and coordinate & prepare various SOX audits.
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Business Administration, Human Resources, or related field recommended
• Minimum 5 years supervisory experience
• Minimum 5 years payroll experience
• Extensive knowledge of the payroll function including preparation, balancing, internal control, and payroll taxes.
• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software, specifically Excel.
• Proficient with payroll software-ADP Vantage, Work Force Now, EV5, eTime and/or Time and Attendance.
• Proficient with SAP reporting tools
• Excellent interpersonal skills