North American Payroll Manager

Location US-PA-Philadelphia | US-NJ-Ewing (Princeton)
Job ID
# Positions
Exp. (Yrs)
Human Resources
Experienced (non-manager)
Full Time
Visa Sponsorship
Domestic Travel Required
% Domestic Travel
Int'l Travel required
% Int'l Travel
Company Vehicle
Working from Home Office
Relocation Eligible
Works with Chemicals
Lifting required

Company Overview

FMC Corporation is a leading speciality company focused on agricultural and lithium technologies. We are proud that our products help grow that world's food, improve health and contribute to a more sustainable energy supply.


FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives. Your education and professional experience are valued and put to use from day one. Your success at completing key initiatives can result in a varied, progressive and fulfilling career with FMC.


With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets. In short, If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.


The Payroll Manager is responsible for managing a team of payroll professionals with the task of ensuring FMC’s North America payroll is processed accurately and timely. The successful candidate will be responsible for handling compliance issues, audits and managing the relationships with outside vendors


  • Manage a team of Payroll Professionals with the responsibility:
  • Maintaining employee records for earnings, deductions, garnishments, off-cycle checks, mass payouts using SAP HCM System
  • Implementation of Garnishment Orders
  • Run SAP Payroll Processes to process payroll and create check files, ACH files & payroll tax/garnishment files and uploading files to Ceridian for printing, depositing, distribution, & store electronic image on website
  • Perform routine audits to ensure accuracy of payroll prior to disbursement
  • Compliance with Tax Audits
  • Handle / Resolve All Federal, State, Local Tax Inquiries
  • Ensure Tax Deposits are made in a timely manner
  • Process W-2C & amendment tax returns
  • Philadelphia Wage Tax Reimbursement
  • Keep up on the latest tax legislation and enact changes into SAP /Ceridian systems
  • Record & process taxation of dividend payouts
  • Year-end auditing for W-2, 1042-S tax forms
  • Gather taxable fringe benefits information and recording as appropriate
  • Calculate, process & audit Restricted Stock Unit awarded to employees
  • Testing of SAP system – i.e New configuration, SAP support packs, BSI updates
  • Quarterly/Annual Payroll Tax Filings– balance tax funding to SAP, funding to agency filings, ensure accuracy
  • Work with various FMC Departments to fulfill FMC’s legal obligations
  • Regular processing of payroll audit, exception & ad hoc reports
  • Manage relationship with outside vendors
  • Engage employees in answers to their questions & concerns

Required Education



Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Tax or Finance



  • Must be able to work in Philadelphia, PA 50% and Ewing, NJ 50%
  • 5 years experience in US payroll; with at least 3 leading a Payroll Team in a medium to large, multi-national organization
  • At least 3 years experience using SAP HCM system
  • Subject matter expertise in all areas of Payroll Taxation/Garnishments
  • Experience in multi state taxation
  • Experience processing Stock Options & Restricted Stock Units
  • Solid working knowledge in computer applications to include Microsoft Word, Excel, Advanced PowerPoint, Database software and the Internet with the ability to learn new applications
  • Ability to multitask with a high level of attention to details
  • Ability to prioritize work independently and exercise sound judgment
  • Excellent organizing skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills



  • Action Oriented
  • Comfort Around Top Management
  • Composure
  • Customer Focus
  • Drive for Results
  • Ethics & Values
  • Integrity & Trust
  • Motivating Others
  • Organizing
  • Organizational Agility
  • Planning
  • Presentation Skills
  • Priority Setting
  • Problem Solving
  • Time Management
  • Written Communications

EEO Statement

FMC employees enjoy competitive compensation, a menu of work/life benefits and opportunities to continue developing their skills and building their career. FMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status. FMC supports a drug-free workplace. 


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