Unleashing Excellence: Join Our Team as a Payroll Processing Specialist

At C.H. Robinson, we are on the lookout for a dedicated Payroll Processing Specialist to elevate our operations in the United States and Canada. In this pivotal role, your responsibilities will extend beyond the ordinary, encompassing crucial support functions within HR. Precision and timeliness are at the core of what we do, and we need someone like you to oversee the accurate processing of employee compensation and benefits.

Key Responsibilities

1. Data Accuracy and Efficiency

Collect essential payroll data with a keen eye for accuracy and efficiency, ensuring a seamless process.

2. Utilizing Workday’s Payroll, Time, and Absence Functionalities

Process payroll for employees in the US and Canada, leveraging the full capabilities of Workday for a streamlined experience.

3. Addressing General Ledger Inquiries

Handle escalated general ledger inquiries with finesse, showcasing your expertise in payroll processing.

4. Quality and Accuracy Checks

Thoroughly review audit reports to maintain quality and accuracy in all aspects of payroll processing.

5. Finance Reports and Payroll Funding

Calculate payroll inputs and prepare detailed finance reports, collaborating closely with the Accounting/Finance team for seamless payroll funding.

6. Compliance and Confidentiality

Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local payroll tax regulations and company policies while maintaining accurate and confidential employee payroll records.

7. Discrepancy Resolution

Investigate and resolve payroll discrepancies and employee inquiries promptly and effectively.

8. Off-Cycle Payments and Fund Transmission

Expertly manage off-cycle payments and fund transmission, ensuring a reliable and efficient payroll process.

9. Payroll Compliance Research

Stay ahead by researching payroll compliance using APA Payroll Source and government websites to maintain up-to-date knowledge.

10. Internal and External Audits

Participate actively in internal and external payroll audits, providing unwavering support as needed.



  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 4+ years of payroll experience
  • 2+ years of experience with external payroll vendors


  • Progress towards a college degree
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite
  • Ability to thrive in a shared service environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Collaborative team player
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Change management and motivation skills
  • Values a diverse and inclusive work environment

Compensation Range

$49,000.00 – $101,900.00

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. We believe in equality for all, celebrating the diversity of our employees, customers, and communities.


Health and Wellness

  • Two medical plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Enhanced Fertility benefits
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health Savings Account with employer contribution
  • Dental and Vision
  • Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability

Time Off and Development

  • Paid and floating holidays
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid time off to volunteer in your community
  • Charitable Giving Match Program
  • 401(k) with 6% company matching
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Career Development

Explore a broad range of career development, networking, and team-building opportunities to grow with us.

Join Us at C.H. Robinson

If you are ready to contribute to organizational excellence and showcase your expertise as a Payroll Specialist, apply now and become a key player in shaping our success at C.H. Robinson.


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