Payroll Analyst-Shared Service in Charlotte, NC at Sonic Automotive

Date Posted: 5/13/2024

Job Snapshot

Employee Type: Full-time
Location: 11405 North Community House Road
Charlotte, NC 28277
Job Type: Other
Experience: Associate


At Sonic Automotive, a Sonic Automotive family dealership, you'll find the opportunities, resources, and support you need to grow and develop professionally. Our 100+ dealerships are concerned with more than moving inventory; they're committed to your success and invested in your future. So read on, and consider a rewarding career with Sonic Automotive, Inc.

Job Description

Job Summary

The Payroll Analyst will work onsite in the Sonic Shared Service Center and will be responsible for daily operational task relating to the processing of weekly and semi-monthly payrolls for Sonic Automotive and Echo Park teammates. This position may also be responsible for project work as deemed appropriate by the Payroll Management Team. 

Essential Functions-    

Ensure accurate and timely payment of teammate payroll payments.

Audit workflows for new hires, transfers, rehires, terminations, leave of absence for completeness.  Notify the Associate Resource Center of any discrepancies that need to be corrected.

Review final Paid Time Off balances and process accordingly

Review and upload payroll data received from the dealerships.

 Respond timely to inquires from management, Associate Resource Centers, dealership partners, 3rd party partners, and teammates when appropriate.

Prepare and process manual payments based upon policy and procedures.   This includes calculating gross to net and determining correct taxation.

Assist payroll management team and team members as appropriate to ensure timely and accurate processing of teammate payments.

Actively participate in special projects as assigned by management.         

Minimum Qualifications: 

This position requires a minimum of 2 years payroll experience in multi-state payroll processing, high school diploma or equivalent. UKG (Ultipro) experience a plus. Preference will be given to candidates with  FPC or CPP.  Candidates must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.  Candidates must have excellent communication skills.  Must have the ability to work in a Shared Services environment.

Desired Experience:
Candidates must have a minimum of 2 years experience in multi-state payroll processing. Candidates should have experience with large volume payrolls consisting of 3,000 associates or more.  Working knowledge of involuntary deductions (i.e. garnishments, child support orders, tax levies) is desired.  Candidates should have thorough knowledge of all payroll and payroll tax related rules and regulations and have strong knowledge of "best-in- industry" practices.  This position requires excellent oral and written communication skills. Candidates must be detail oriented, results oriented, and have an ability to think strategically.

It's time to make the most important move of your career.  From our cooperative, team-based approach, to our more than 1,000 internal advancements each year, it's easy to see the difference. When you join our organization, you'll enjoy comprehensive training, competitive compensation, and unparalleled benefits. Simply put, you'll experience the best that a career in the automotive industry has to offer.

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