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Cummins Inc. North America Payroll Manager in Nashville, Tennessee

North America Payroll Manager


We are looking for a talented Payroll Manager to join our team supporting North America for our Business Services Segment. The role is hybrid.

Manages payroll operations responsible for the processing and auditing of multiple payroll cycles for a specific region. Develops processes to ensure accurate and timely delivery of payroll payments and reporting in alignment with applicable policies, legislation, and internal controls procedures and monitors compliance.

In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:

  • Develops and manages procedures for the preparation, documentation, and disbursement of payroll checks, accounting transactions, and employee benefit payments; generates information for general ledger postings.

  • Manages the operational relationship with outside payroll service providers; approves system changes, and verifies upgrades, or government-mandated changes to the payroll system.

  • Manages accurate and timely processing of year-end activities, including coordination with payroll tax team and services providers.

  • Ensures accuracy and completeness of payroll process documentation.

  • Ensures payroll operations comply with internal and external audit requirements, and coordinates responses to auditor inquiries.

  • Ensures adequate internal controls on payroll systems and processes and keeps current with compliance on new and existing payroll-related legislation.

  • Leads the development of regional financial and operational plans and monitors performance.

  • Coach and mentor payroll team members; manages staff by assigning work according to availability, skills, and developmental needs; assess performance and provide feedback to direct reports.


To be successful in this role you will need the following:

  • College, university, or equivalent degree in Human Resources, Business, or related field or equivalent experience required.

  • Strong experience with US/Canadian payroll/legislation, particularly with Quebec

  • SME Experience with SAP/GV using the system as in-house processing

  • Knowledge of complex payroll processes, exec comp, expats, union contracts, mobility, prevailing wage contracts

  • Management of a team spread across two locations

  • Maintaining a partnership relationship with the Leadership teams for the US and Canadian payrolls

  • Ensuring team are fully trained to provide backup across all payrolls

  • Assigning tasks across the team based on skills

  • Management of people and processes required

  • Hybrid role with the requirement to be onsite less than 2x/year. Work can be done entirely remotely.

Compensation and Benefits

Base salary rate commensurate with experience. Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Cash Balance Pension Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Domestic Partners Coverage and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.

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At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law. Cummins validates right to work using E-Verify. Cummins will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.


Primary Location United States-Tennessee-Nashville-US, TN, Nashville, Cummins Business Services

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Aug 4, 2022, 8:41:34 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Cummins Business Services

Req ID: 220005D5