ResponsibilitiesLeads large projects or processes of complex scope, with limited oversight from managerCoaches, reviews and delegates work to lower level professionalsPrepare, process, and maintain assigned payroll groupEnsure accuracy of payroll resultsPrepare and analyze payroll reports to be distributed to leadershipCollaborate regularly with colleagues from Compliance, Legal, and external providers as necessary to ensure adherence to applicable local, state/provincial, and federal requirementsServe as knowledge expert of payroll processes and systemsIdentifies continuous improvement/automation activities and makes frequent recommendations based on detailed analyses and applying results to drive improvementsAdapts precedent and may holistically change standard operating procedures to develop new solutionsSupports relationships through strong communication and negotiation skills with internal and external stakeholdersOther duties as assignedBachelor's degree with 3 years of experience; or requires a minimum of 8 years of payroll related experienceAdvanced Excel skills: Vlookups, pivot tables, formulasStrong analytical skills and ability to develop new skills quicklyAdapting and thriving in a constantly changing environmentPreferred not required: SAP/Workday/Dayforce/Service Now experienceWorks well independently or within a teamExperienced leader within team and primary owner of payroll process for area of responsibility. Work focused on designing and ensuring compliance with all the following payroll processes including, but not limited to calculating gross and net pay amounts, records maintenance and reconciliation of payroll records. Monitor and manage payroll legislation compliance. Answering questions from employees and supervisors regarding payroll matters. This position is located in Akron, OH but has the option to be a remote opportunityWherever you work and whatever role you fill, when you represent the Bridgestone name you know that you are a valued teammate who is part of our larger mission to Serve Society with Superior Quality. We start by offering each teammate more than just a salary. We provide formal training, competitive performance incentives, paid vacation and holidays, healthcare packages for full-time and part-time employees, and a 401k plan to help build your future. We believe people can only provide superior service and quality to others when they are allowed to bring their whole selves to work and know they are supported. We believe in championing all perspectives, individuals and teams because we understand the importance of seeing the world and our business through many different lenses. We are building a team as diverse as the world we serve. So, show us what you are made of. Show us the smart stuff, the tough stuff, the bold, beautiful and brave stuff. Because who you are is what we need. Bridgestone Americas, Inc. is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee and is the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation headquartered in Japan. Bridgestone Americas and its subsidiaries develop, manufacture and market a wide range of Bridgestone, Firestone and associate brand products to address the needs of a broad range of customers and industries.Bridgestone is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. It is our policy to consider for employment all individuals regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.