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Payroll, Manager

Date: Nov 30, 2018

Location: Cleveland, OH, US, 44117

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Lincoln Electric is a global manufacturer of the highest quality welding, cutting and joining solutions ranging from simple to complex. With over 120 years of service excellence, we are committed to employing talent that will support our strategy to foster innovation and a first class experience for our customers. Lincoln Electric, where the actual is limited and the possible is immense.

PURPOSE:  This position is responsible for overseeing all functions of domestic payroll. Directs all payroll processing, payroll tax reporting and reconciliation (including W-2 production), payroll liability reconciliation, researching and resolving payroll issues including corrective actions, serving as liaison to auditors and other external agencies, coordinating adherence to established payroll policies, and ensuring compliance with all tax regulations and applicable laws. The Manager serves as the primary point of contact for employees regarding payroll issues and work closely with Human Resources and Employee Benefits to resolve any time, pay, benefit deduction and compensation change issues.



  • Oversees bi-weekly and semi-monthly payroll processes representing multiple locations and subsidiaries. 
  • Remains current applicable tax/unemployment/payroll laws and regulations 
  • Monitors and maintains the Sarbanes-Oxley requirements for all processes and relation payroll production.
  • Maintain data integrity of payroll applications
  • Monitors and ensures proper documentation of employee benefit payments.
  • Prepares reports and analyses illustrating payroll expenditures including tax payments, benefits payments, manual checks or cancellations.
  • Tracks errors and identifies ways to eliminate errors through improved processes and documentation.
  • Ensures all payroll information and records are maintained in accordance with statutory requirements.
  • Directs the payroll process, and updates files, records, and other documents.
  • Manages W-2 production Research and proposes improvements to the payroll process 
  • Partners with internal/external auditors.
  • Works cross-functionally with HR, Benefits, Compensation, Accounting, and Internal Audit.  This includes remaining active with developing and implementing new programs and consolidations of various processes.
  • Partners with uploading deductions for Benefits
  • Partners with Compensation to upload increases from multiple locations
  • Ensures all processes are documented and updated regularly.
  • Manages, recruits and develops professional and support staff.  Includes semi-annual performance updates and annual review as well as establishing goals.  Ensures department is staffed appropriately during holidays and during time off.
  • Maintains expertise with legislative and regulatory changes pertaining to payroll. 
  • Assumes additional responsibilities and performs additional responsibilities as needed or directed is support of the Company’s 2020 Vision.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • Minimum of 10 years payroll experience with multiple locations and nuances
  • Management/Supervisory experience required
  • Developed communication skills with ability to provide clear and concise directions to staff
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Kronos and Success Factors strongly desired

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

Lincoln Electric is a $2.5B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 10,000 employees around the world.  With operations in over 40 manufacturing locations in 19 countries, we are well positioned to continue this partnership and poised to grow with our customers. 

As a part of that continuing legacy, you will contribute to a new generation of innovation and experience the pride that comes with being part of the solution to the world’s challenges.  It is a great time to be part of the welding industry!

Lincoln Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters.  Resumes submitted to any employee(s) of Lincoln Electric without a signed vendor agreement, by the Manager of Recruiting & Training, will become property of Lincoln Electric.  Verbal or written commitments from any other member of Lincoln Electric will not be considered binding terms.  Lincoln Electric will not pay a fee to any third-party recruiter that has not coordinated their recruiting activity through the Recruiting Department.

Employment Status: Salary Full-Time 
Function: Finance 
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Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

Job Segment: Welding, Manufacturing

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