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Senior Payroll Technical Analyst

Date: Sep 15, 2020


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.

Req. ID: 19086 


PURPOSE: This position processes pay for the Cleveland Salary payroll.  Additionally, this position participates in processing of Executives and Expatriates along with the associated work.  This position is responsible for financial close tasks associated with these pays: Deferred Comp, Management fees, Inter-company billings, Hypothetical tax (entries, accrual reconciliations, proper tax treatment etc.)   This position also processes the bonus payrolls and associated work.



  • Processes semi-monthly payrolls for Cleveland Salary and participates in the processing of Executive group and monthly payroll for Expatriates.
  • Assists in preparation of Stock Option and Top Hat disbursement transactions, ensuring proper tax treatment and W-2 reporting.
  • Responsible for bonus processing, bonus earnings reporting, bonus financial entries.
  • Participates in various payroll projects including acquisitions and consolidations.
  • Contributes to the preparation of the Hypo-tax accrual, works closely with outside Partner (PWC) to ensure proper accruals and other expat associated reporting
  • Prepares various analyses upon request.
  • Responds to requests from internal/external auditors: includes reporting, documentation.
  • Assumes additional responsibilities and performs special projects as needed or directed.
  • Responsible for coordinating set up of tax jurisdictions, including State, SUI, Locals, School Districts etc.


  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience or a Bachelor’s degree with 5+ years’ experience
  • CPP preferred
  • Experienced with payroll practices and knowledge of laws for various states with ability to research laws and regulations
  • Strong Accounting knowledge
  • Solid understanding of payroll tax
  • Ability to follow-up on tax filing discrepancies
  • Knowledge of ADP reporting and Vantage software
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Demonstrate advanced computer skills  such as MS Excel, Word, SAP and HR Databases
  • Ability to make solid and rational decisions regarding payroll technical issues
  • Developed communications and writing skills


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 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 


Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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