Payroll Specialist

Crane Worldwide Logistics LLC

Date: Nov 25, 2022
City: Houston, TX
Contract type: Full time
Crane Worldwide Logistics LLC


  • Process, analyze, and audit multi-state bi-weekly payrolls.

  • Reconcile payroll balance sheets, accumulators, YTD earnings, payroll tax withholdings and general ledgers.

  • Process manual checks and research payroll discrepancies as necessary.

  • Process employee terminations and ensure that changes to departments, locations and compensation are accurate and timely.

  • Coordinate with the HR, Benefits, and Compensation teams to ensure an efficient and accurate payroll cycle.

  • Manage workflows to ensure the accuracy and timeliness of new hires and transfers.

  • Create ad hoc reports on a regular basis.

  • Assist with payroll related vendor invoice management.

  • Assess payroll challenges, resolves payroll matters and makes recommendations for more efficient process improvements.

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Knowledge of Kronos, e-Time, ADP or in-house payroll experience preferred.

  • Ability to be accurate, detailed and organized in a high volume/fast paced environment.

  • Proficient in MS Office, especially Excel.

  • Advanced problem-solving, analytical, critical thinking and prioritization skills.

  • Ability to be a collaborative team player and work effectively with all departments.

  • Strong work ethic, self-motivation, goal driven team player.

  • Strong communication skills. (verbal & written)

Physical Requirements

  • Job may require extended sitting or standing, use of standard office equipment.

Education & Experience

  • High School diploma or GED

  • 4 or more years of payroll experience


  • (CPP) Certified Payroll Professional certification preferred.



At Crane, we believe in providing our employees with excellent benefits at a Great Place to Work.

We offer:

136 hours of Paid Time Off which equals 17 days for the year, that can be used for Sick Time or for Personal Use

Excellent Medical, Dental and Vision benefits

Tuition Reimbursement for education related to your job

Employee Referral Bonuses

Employee Recognition and Rewards Program

Paid Volunteer Time to support a cause that is close to your heart and contributes to our communities

Employee Discounts

Wellness Incentives that can go up to $100 per year for completing challenges, in addition to a discount on contribution rates

Potential to earn a strong commission based on your sales ability

Come join the leader in logistics and take your career in the right direction.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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