Senior Payroll Accounting Analyst

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Date: Jun 22, 2024

Location: Wickliffe, OH, US, 44092

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Job Title: Senior Payroll Accounting Analyst

Job Location: Wickliffe, OH

Job Type: Full-Time

Type of Role: Hybrid


About Lubrizol  
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a specialty chemical company whose science delivers sustainable solutions to advance mobility, improve wellbeing and enhance modern life. Founded in 1928, Lubrizol owns and operates more than 100 manufacturing facilities, sales, and technical offices around the world and has about 8,000 employees. For more information, visit

We value diversity in professional backgrounds and life experiences. By enabling a consistent, unbiased, and transparent recruitment process, Lubrizol seeks to create a positive experience for candidates so we can get to know them at their best. We recognize unique work and life situations and offer flexibility, ensuring our employees feel engaged and fulfilled in every aspect of life.   


Join Our Thriving Team at Lubrizol as a Senior Payroll Accounting Analyst

Unleash Your Potential. At Lubrizol we're transforming the specialty chemical manufacturing market and looking for exceptional talent to join us on this journey. If you are ready to join an international company with talent around the world, and want to make a real impact, we want you on our team.


What You'll Do:

This person will oversee payroll tax, year-end processes and general ledger administration for Lubrizol employees in North America, as part of the North America Leveraged Services team.


What We're Looking For: 

  • Partner with Payroll, Finance and Corporate Tax team to achieve process/procedure service outcome expectations.

  • Oversee the Payroll team tax related task such as quarterly filings, preparing tax statements, setting up tax accounts, reconciling tax accounts and inquiries, resolve state and tax letters and statements, work with our payroll provider tax system to ensure compliancy, errors and all inquires are resolved.

  • Oversee the resolution of all relevant tax and GL payroll related inquiries to ensure they are appropriately addressed and resolved. 

  • Provide specialized knowledge/support for inquiries and propose exceptions as needed.

  • Review employee payroll and overall payroll integrity to ensure calculated tax amounts are correct.

  • Review monthly, quarterly, and annual payroll tax files submitted by third party.

  • Work with third party provider to ensure data integrity and efficiency.

  • Adhere and effectively communicate all compliance updates and errors.

  • Ensure processes and procedures align with current practices Ensure Lubrizol is following state regulations and compliancy efforts.

  • Responsible to process all year end action items and preperation for year end. Taxes and GL should be reconciled, balanced and in compliance through out the year.

  • Process G/L entries and balance to payroll records and tax entries.

  • Review and process of Taxable Gross Wages – monthly review/reconciliation with ADP, W2’s, year-end processing, tax auditing and reporting.

  • Reconcile G/L entries, each payroll and on a cycle basis.

  • Maintenance of our knowledge base on biweekly payroll tax and GL process, regulations, changes, trainings and building procedures.


Skills That Make a Difference:

  • Relevant higher education degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or related field preferred; or equivalent professional experience within an international organization 

  • 7+ years of professional level Payroll Tax experience and GL reconciling, including at least 5 years multi-state payroll production experience.

  • Experience in managing Payroll Tax and GL functionality. Administration working with third party provider (ADP preferred)

  • Experience managing processes related to Payroll Tax policies and current tax regulations.

  • Strong taxes, accounting, and General Ledger skillset

  • Experience with HR and/or other systems (i.e., SAP-HCM, ADP, Smart Compliance etc.)

  • Experience improving processes and procedures 

  • American Payroll Association Certification highly desired (FPC or CPP)


Perks and Rewards That Inspire:

  • Competitive salary with performance-based bonus plans
  • 401K Match plus Age Weighted Defined Contribution
  • Competitive medical, dental & vision offerings
  • Health Savings Account
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, Parental Leave
  • Flexible work environment

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Ready for your next career step? Apply today and let's shape the future together! 

It’s an exciting time to be part of Lubrizol. Lubrizol is not staying put. We are continually learning and evolving. Our passion delivers our success — not only for Lubrizol but for those who count on us every day: our employees, customers, and communities. 

As a diverse, global team, we work together to solve some of the world’s most pressing challenges. We impact everyday lives through science only Lubrizol can deliver, and we never stop pushing to do it better.

One of the founding principles of The Lubrizol Corporation more than 90 years ago was treating every employee with dignity and respect. That same commitment is only stronger today. 

More than that, we are committed to providing an environment where every employee can be the best they can be, no matter their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic. #LI-HD1

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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