Payroll Specialist - #196856


Date: 06/08/2022 08:30 AM

City: Kennesaw, Georgia

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

The Payroll Specialist position will be responsible for processing Bi-weekly and Semi-Monthly payroll for 350+ Employees, inputting data into TLO/Oracle, Analyzing Monthly Insurance Report, and Headcount Reports. The Payroll Specialist will need to maintain complex excel spreadsheets, payroll journal entries, payroll accruals, and various other payroll reports. This position also entails being main liaison with AP team in Manila, creating Purchase Orders, and various other projects that come up and requires working closely with internal and external staff.


  • Process Bi-weekly and Semi-Monthly Payroll 350+ Employees
  • Analyze Payroll/Fringe Accounts & prepare necessary Journal Entries.
  • Analyze Monthly Payroll Accruals & prepare necessary adjustments.
  • Manage various Monthly/Quarterly/Yearly reporting.
  • Complete Payroll Reconciliations and 401K compliance transactions.
  • Process Garnishment requests.
  • Complete Vendor Verifications.
  • Process Purchase Orders.
  • Serve as the Main Liaison for the Account Payables Manila team.


You stay aligned with your goals and stay productive. You make new connections and build relationships in other areas and teams. You bring a solution to the problem. You keep in touch with customers. You learn to streamline processes and cut out redundancy.

Flexible Work Schedule – Remote Work Option and Core Hours

This role has the flexibility of a remote work option up to three days a week and a core hour schedule. You can choose to flex your start and stop times given you are working during the core hours of 9:00am - 3:00pm. Our teams work together to ensure our chosen work schedules enable our creativity and productivity as we serve the needs of our customers.


  • Associates Degree or equivalent with College Level Accounting coursework completion.
  • Working knowledge of basic accounting principles and payroll practices.
  • Strong Analytical Skills a Must.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience with Payroll Processing and Payroll/Cash Reconciliations.
  • Intermediate to Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Excel,
  • Must be good Communicator.
  • Detail Oriented.
  • Highly Organized.


Emerson places a high value on ensuring that employees have a good work-life balance. We provide access to a competitive benefits package, including the following: medical insurance, dental and vision coverage, 401k participation with a competitive immediate match, tuition reimbursement, parental leave, and an employee assistance program. Immediate vacation and holiday leave available, including a facility shutdown from Christmas Eve through New Year’s Day. Kennesaw Employee Resource Groups, including a very active Diversity and Inclusion Committee, ensure that the Emerson values are incorporated into everyday employee life.

Why Work in the Greater Metro Atlanta Area

Our facility is located in Kennesaw, Georgia, which is conveniently located within driving distance to Atlanta and Historic Downtown Kennesaw. The area offers excellent school systems, an abundance of outdoor walking trails, and low crime rates create a family-friendly environment. The area is surrounded by several growing communities with restaurants, festivals, shopping, and outdoor activities that make them exciting places to live and work.

About our Location

The newly renovated Kennesaw campus hosts a Manufacturing Facility, Customer Support Call Center, and the offices of our Division President & Staff. Retail Solutions is a global business unit inside the Commercial & Residential Solutions Cold Chain segment and is the leading provider of electronic controls and optimization services for supermarket, convenience store, restaurant and refrigerated transportation customers and the OEMs that serve them. Electronics & Solutions is comprised of six acquisitions organized to add value to Emerson’s world-leading products through control, connectivity, and remote monitoring. The business generates half of its revenue outside of North America and employs over 1,200 people globally. Headquartered in the Greater Atlanta area, the business has major operations in Minnesota, Italy, Mexico, Brazil, China, and the Philippines. The Cold Chain business helps ensure that food safely and efficiently travels from farm to fork. With the blend of businesses and functions represented under this one roof, there are many opportunities for advancement within the Kennesaw location.


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