We're ALDI, one of America's favorite grocers. We've grown a lot in the past few years, expanding our reach and customer base all around the country. Whether it's in customer service or our exceptional products, we owe our success to the efficiencies we create in every corner of our company and the people at each level who make that happen.
Our Human Resources Department is focused on ALDIs most valuable asset: our people. With teams including Administration, Employee Communications, Payroll & Benefits, Human Resource Information Systems, Legal, Risk & Security, Recruitment and Training & Development, HR makes sure that ALDI continues to employ talented and motivated people that are focused on preserving the supportive culture we're known for.
We are looking for a Payroll Supervisor to work alongside peer supervisors to oversee and coordinate ALDI payroll processing operations. A big part of your job will be to support and develop our payroll processors while working with them on daily operations and special projects. Our ideal candidate has experience in leadership and payroll administration and has a deep knowledge of payroll regulations. We also value integrity, optimism, customer service experience and strong organizational skills.
Position Type: Full-Time
Work Location: Naperville, IL
This role is eligible to participate in ALDIs Hybrid Work Program, which allows remote work up to 3 days per week(i.e., work remotely up to 3 days per week; work in-office at least 2 days per week)
Duties and Responsibilities:
Must be able to perform duties with or without reasonable accommodation.
Monitors teams performance to ensure job expectations are met.
Coaches employees to achieve optimal performance.
Establishes and communicates job responsibilities and performance expectations to their direct reports to assure mutual understanding and desired results.
Identifies training and development opportunities that will assist their direct reports in achieving enhanced performance.
Understands the overarching company strategy, as well as communicates and models the core values of the organization, to create a sense of teamwork and membership among employees.
Identifies best practices, reviews and suggests improvements to existing payroll procedures.
Provides input to their direct leader on hiring for positions reporting to them.
Informs management of major team milestones, developments, and concerns.
Maintains a thorough understanding of payroll regulations and keeps knowledge current through ongoing training.
Meets payroll operational standards by implementing and reviewing production, productivity, quality and customer service standards.
Operates as a subject matter expert and escalation point to resolve questions and issues.
Assists and supports team with calculations, deductions, wage garnishments, tax filings and other related matters.
Provides guidance and oversight to projects and process changes.
Ensures compliance with federal, state and local laws.
Ensures completion of payroll projects, presentations and reports as advised by their direct leader.
Supervises the day-to-day operations of their team, escalating issues to the appropriate level of support and/or leadership when necessary.
Assures direct reports complete assigned responsibilities in a timely and effective manner to provide the highest level of customer service for the business.
Other duties as assigned.
ALDI Acts Competencies:
Perform within ALDI Acts competencies as outlined below.
Develops Others: Takes action to ensure that individuals and the team have the necessary behaviors to perform optimally and meet strategic goals now and in the future.
Drives for Success: Seizes opportunities and proactively takes concrete actions to complete tasks. Goes the extra mile and persistently overcomes obstacles to improve outputs.
Focuses on the Customer: Seeks to understand underlying customer needs to create value. Drives the team to maintain focus on customers.
Leads and Aligns: Creates an energizing environment that supports the success of the team. Provides consistent direction and motivation in the current environment and in times of change.
Plans and Prioritizes: Sets priorities and organizes information in order to efficiently and effectively get the job done.
Gives attention to detail and follows instruction.
Ability to develop rapport, trust, and open communication that enhances the growth and performance of direct reports.
Conflict management skills.
Understands the history, strategy, organizational authority, interdependence of job duties, products, systems, and services of the company.
Understands payroll principles, practices, regulations, reporting requirements and procedures.
Knowledge of payroll and benefit regulations and issues.
Experience with end-to-end payroll processing for a multi-state employer.
Evaluates and analyzes technical payroll activities.
Ability to facilitate group involvement when conducting meetings.
Ability to recommend, interpret, and apply ALDI operating policies and procedures.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or a related field required.
A minimum of 3 years of progressive experience in Payroll required.
Or, a combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge.
Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) or Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) designation preferred.
Work is performed in an office environment where a computer, telephone and other office equipment are used as needed to perform duties.
Regularly required to sit, reach, grasp, stand and move from one area to another.
Constantly and repeatedly use keyboard/mouse.
Occasionally required to push, pull, bend, lift and move up to 25 lbs.
No travel required.
ALDI offers competitive wages and benefits, including:
- 401(k) Plan
- Company 401(k) Matching Contributions
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
- PerkSpot National Employee Discount Program
In addition, eligible employees are offered:
- Medical, Prescription, Dental & Vision Insurance
- Generous Vacation Time & 7 Paid Holidays
- Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
- Life, Dependent Life and AD&D Insurance
- Voluntary Term Life Insurance
ALDI is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants. As a proud Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), we do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, religion, sex, sexual stereotyping, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, pregnancy (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), or any other protected characteristic. Employment may be contingent upon ALDI's receipt of an acceptable and job-related drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.