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Payroll Supervisor in Sun Prairie at QBE

Date Posted: 11/1/2018

Job Snapshot

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    Sun Prairie
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Job Description

Supervise end-to-end Payroll administration and data entry by managing timely, accurate and efficient file processing, payments, responses to questions and all other transaction processes.

Primary responsibilities

  • Resolve problems by assessing need for escalation of issues and influence positive change by analyzing employee inquiries and effectively communicating with internal customers; seek feedback to assure the department meets business needs
  • Streamline process flow and increase productivity by assigning resources, identifying need for change and implementing solutions to continuously improve
  • Lead team to work accurately and within legal compliance in a fast-paced, high volume environment by coaching, mentoring and providing feedback
  • Analyze data to identify risks and ensure internal and external auditing compliance by collaborating with legal and other internal departments for guidance
  • Ensure data integrity by analyzing reports to identify discrepancies, research root causes, work collaboratively to develop solutions and communicate to appropriate stakeholders
  • Deliver personalized and quality service to employees by ensuring team responds to inquiries in a timely, accurate, positive, respectful and thorough manner
  • Balance periodic and quarterly payroll taxes including reconciling between payroll system and tax filing provider
  • Research tax notices and determine appropriate action for resolution
  • Review expat payroll inputs bi-weekly and make adjusting entries as appropriate; collaborate with Global Mobility team
  • Supervise daily operations of team by coordinating and communicating employee tasks, measuring performance and providing feedback to achieve high productivity and meet service level expectations
  • Provide a positive environment by modeling cultural expectations and influencing others to reward performance and value “can do” people, accountability, diversity and inclusion, flexibility, continuous improvement, collaboration, creativity and fun
  • Adopt QBE values in personal work behaviors, decision-making, contributions and interpersonal interactions; manage own career development by soliciting feedback and valuing other perspectives

Required Qualifications


Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience


7 years relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications


Certified Payroll Professional (CPP)


  • Employee Resource Planning systems (ERP)
  • Payroll software systems and Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS) interfaces
  • Current federal, state, labor, employment and tax laws
  • HR industry trends, standards and best practices


  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • High volume, accurate data entry
  • Utilize effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication
  • Conflict resolution
  • Coach, mentor and inspire


  • Identify continuous improvement opportunities
  • Be self-directed and work independently
  • Work in an ambiguous environment
  • Manage resources, timelines and deliverables
  • Evaluate, analyze and resolve complex problems
  • Seek and value diverse perspectives
  • Adapt and be flexible in a complex, changing environment
  • Manage expenditures to budget

Work environment

Travel frequency

Infrequent (approximately 1-4 trips annually)

Physical demands

General office jobs

Work is generally performed in an office environment in which there is not substantial exposure to adverse environmental conditions. Must have the ability to remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time. Must be able to operate basic office equipment including telephone, headset and computer. Incumbent must be able to lift basic office equipment up to 20 pounds.

Number of Openings:


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Equal Employment Opportunity:

QBE is an equal opportunity employer and is required to comply with equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction it operates.


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