LORAM Global Payroll Specialist in Hamel, Minnesota

Global Payroll SpecialistApplyBackJob ID1068Date posted06/13/2018


The role of the Global Payroll Specialist is to be the subject matter expert while preparing and processing accurate and timely US, Canada & International payrolls on a biweekly and monthly basis for Loram employees.


Process Payroll

  • International/North America – know and understand all state and international payroll. High emphasis on international

  • Shadow payroll for employees that work outside their home country

  • International premium; update taxable wages

  • Work Force Management – timesheet collection

  • Audit data – pre-payroll reports, payroll registers


  • General ledger files; Tax reports (bi-weekly/quarterly/yearly); After-payroll reports; Payroll accounts

Tax Equalization Program

  • Coordinate with third party vendor from all countries to ensure employee’s taxes are filed and paid timely, as well as prepare and process the tax equalizations.

  • Adhere to Company policy when employees work outside their home country

  • Communicate to employees proactively when they begin to work outside their home country

  • Assist with tax payments to foreign country

Policies, Procedures and Compliance

  • Ensure compliance with Company policies and confirm procedures are followed; maintain internal controls, including auditing

  • Create company work procedures and processes for new and existing tasks


  • Backup to other team members; Projects (Lead or Member); Participate in upgrades and adjustments (hotfixes) to the system; Unemployment requests

  • Maintain awareness and compliance of applicable laws (international/federal/state)

  • Audits (work comp, government, prevailing wage, 401k, year-end)


Through high levels of communication, customer service, compliance and fine attention to detail this position ensures that all Loram employees will be paid accurately and timely.


Approachability: Is each to approach an talk to; spend the extra effort to put others at ease; can be warm, pleasant, and gracious, is sensitive to and patient with the interpersonal anxieties of others; builds rapport will; is a good listener; is an early knower; getting informal and incomplete information in time to do something about it.

Building Customer Loyalty: Effectively meeting customer needs; building productive customer relationships; taking responsibility for customer satisfaction and loyalty.

Peer Relationships: Can quickly find common ground and solve problems for the good of all; can represent his/her own interests and yet be fair to other groups; can solve problems with peers with a minimum of noise; is seen as a team player and is cooperative; easily gains trust and support of peers; encourages collaboration, can be candid with peers.

Problem Solving: Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; probes all fruitful sources for answers; can see hidden problems; is excellent at honest analysis; looks beyond the obvious and doesn’t stop at the first answers.

Action Oriented: Taking prompt action to accomplish objectives; taking action to achieve goals beyond what is required; being proactive. Enjoys working hard; is full of energy for the things he/she sees as challenging; not fearful of acting with a minimum of planning.






Major /Course of Study

HS Diploma/Equivalent


Associate Degree (2 yr)


Business or related field

Bachelors Degree (4 yr)


Business or related field




5-8 years

Payroll Experience

3-5 years

Working with Microsoft Excel


Highly organized, possess strong problem solving skills, high attention to detail. Be energetic and proactive in initiating solutions.


Must have strong written and communication skills


International Payroll – primarily Australia, Mexico and UK


Employees that work outside their home country (hypothetical taxes)


Prevailing wage provisions

*Or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special licenses, other education, certification or professional memberships:




Certified Payroll Professional (preferred)


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the role. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to apply high levels of cognitive, analytical, retention and reasoning.

  • Excellent communication skills used within any social context.

  • Can stand, sit, walk, reach, balance, stoop, kneel, hear, taste and smell.