Exide Technologies Payroll Manager in Milton, Georgia


The Payroll Manager is responsible for monitoring all tasks necessary to accomplish the organization’s payroll processing objectives in the US and Canada, including relationships with external auditors and state and federal agencies. The payroll team includes 4 employees.

The majority of the Manager's time is spent planning, coordinating and managing the functions of the department.

This position requires an extremely detail oriented person with significant knowledge of payroll administration, including state and federal regulations.


  1. Lead the payroll team to ensure accurate and timely processing of bi-monthly, weekly and special payrolls for associates in multiple locations

  2. Oversee continuous improvement for all payroll processes, including status changes, garnishments, taxes, direct deposits, general ledger posting, etc.

  3. Confirm all data is transmitted properly for associates’ timely and accurate pay

  4. Coordinate all year-end payroll activities

  5. Manage all tax-related processes; ensure third-party vendors are paid in a timely manner

  6. Build and maintain a strong functional payroll team through effective recruiting, training and coaching, team building and succession planning.


  • 7+ years relevant experience; Specialized or technical knowledge, credentials or licensing required including a working knowledge of ADP and Kronos or similar software application.

  • 5-7 years previous experience managing a payroll team and day to day payroll operations is required.

Competencies, Skills, Knowledge:

  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to prioritize work, excellent organizationaland project management skills.

  • Initiative to improve processes.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex, multidisciplinary efforts.

  • Requires ability to communicate with technical and non-technical users. Working knowledge of an payroll function.

  • Collaborative/team based management style.

  • Strong verbal/written communication skills.

  • Working knowledge of federal and state employment guidelines.

  • Computer skills including Windows-based programs such as Excel, Power Point, Word and Outlook.

  • Leadership presence; capable of engendering the trust and confidence of all elements of the workforce.


  • Local travel to various worksites is required.


EEO Statement

Exide Technologies is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

About Exide

Exide Technologies (www.exide.com) is a global provider of stored electrical-energy solutions for the transportation and industrial markets. Exide’s 130 years of technology innovation combined with operations in more than 80 countries enables the company to deliver compelling solutions for the world’s current and future power needs. Exide produces and recycles a broad range of products, serving the Transportation, Industrial Network Power and Motive Power market segments with battery and energy storage systems and specialty applications for a broad range of industries including: agricultural, automotive, electric, light and heavy-duty truck, marine, materials handling, military, mining, powersport, railroad, security, telecommunications, utility and uninterruptible power supply (UPS), among others. Exide is Powering the World Forward - history and scale combined with a start-up mentality make Exide the right choice for customers who want more than simply a battery supplier.

Requisition ID 2018-1970

Category Human Resources

Position Type Regular Full-Time