Job Number: 20014940

Location: Dublin, OH

Date Posted: 7-15-2017

Job Title: Senior Specialist, Payroll

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What Payroll contributes to Cardinal Health

Payroll is responsible for ensuring the timely and accurate processing of payroll according to company policy and applicable regulations.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of payroll laws and practices.
  • Interprets policy and documents payroll processes.
  • Manages payroll cycles and all associated processes and audits.
  • Interfaces with payroll vendor and monitors/manages vendor's delivery on service level agreements.
  • Provides payroll consultation.
  • Resolves complex employee inquiries regarding pay and associated processes.
  • Defines and maintains standard operating procedures for all payroll processes.

What is expected of you and others at this level

  • Applies working knowledge in the application of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to perform varied tasks
  • Works on projects of moderate scope and complexity
  • Identifies possbile solutions to a variety of technical problems and takes actions to resolve
  • Applies judgment within defined parameters
  • Receives general guidance may receive more detailed instruction on new projects
  • Work reviewed for sound reasoning and accuracy

Accountabilties in this role

  • Subject matter expert for specialized areas of Payroll
  • Utilizes multiple systems to complete transactions (TSRM, Workday, ADP, etc.)
  • Interacts with third-party providers
  • Performs transaction assessments consistent with control framework
  • Accountable for service level and business performance goals
  • Maintains LWI's and call scripts for area
  • Resolves escalated HR process and policy inquiries requiring higher level knowledge and authority
  • Conducts data integrity audits as transactions are entered and completed
  • Participates in and contributes to scheduled and ad hoc training in order to improve policy and process acumen
  • Performs special projects and any other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s in related field, or equivalent work experience, preferred
  • 5+ years experience in related field, preferred
  • Fundamental Payroll Certification, preferred
  • Knowledge of Canadian Payroll a plus
  • Knowledge of Puerto Rico Payroll a plus
  • FPC and/or CPP Certification a plus

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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Meet Ruben

I love the concept of turning group effort into group success, and really believe that the best results are achieved when people work together. I am fortunate to be part of a team of highly motivated and professional individuals, all of whom care deeply about each other and the success of this great company.
Ruben, Security Manager