Payroll Support Administrator
Elkhart, IN 
Posted 12 days ago
Job Description

Who We Are

We are the leading supplier of components to the recreational vehicle and residential housing industries, as well as adjacent industries including bus, cargo and equestrian trailer, marine, and heavy truck. With over 65 facilities located throughout the United States, Canada, Ireland, Italy, and the United Kingdom, our more than 9,000 team members work together to bring innovative product solutions to market every day. 


Why We’re Different:

At Lippert Components, Everyone Matters. We’re striving to make lives better through meaningful relationships with our co-workers, our customers, and our communities. LCI team members feel a deeper sense of purpose at work, and we continue to build a better work environment by aligning our cultural and business strategies with the needs of our many team members. We measure success by how we touch the lives of people inside and outside our walls. 


What You’ll Get:

  1. A company culture where everyone matters
  2. Healthcare + Dental + Vision + 401k with Employer match
  3. Career development and mentoring
  4. Tuition Reimbursement
  5. Annual flu immunization
  6. Holiday, personal and vacation days
  7. Local and national discounts
  8. Wellness offerings


The Payroll Specialist will support LCI’s weekly payroll processing through the accurate gathering, entering, calculating, and reconciling of pay, time, and team member data.


Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations are possible to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Administration of team member time keeping system including timecard adjustments, maintenance of time-off accruals, and reporting and balancing of timekeeping data to reconcile with payroll preview results. 
  2. Maintains payroll information by collecting, calculating, and entering data.
  3. Maintains employee records to ensure employee changes are entered correctly and in a timely manner.
  4. Reviews accuracy of approved time sheets
  5. Gathering required SOX approvals from plant management
  6. Prepares reports by compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages.
  7. Resolves payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information.
  8. Works directly with operations and accounting on special reporting requests.
  9. Performs systems training with HR/Admin team members and operations leadership
  10. Reviews accuracy of team member tax liability by performing audits and multi-jurisdiction changes when necessary
  11. Researches and supports department knowledge of up-to-date federal, state and local tax withholding requirements
  12. Maintains compliance with company policy by auditing system changes.
  13. Prepares and completes correspondence and employment/earning verifications for the payroll department
  14. Administers additional, voided, or reissued paychecks
  15. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops
  16. Maintains employee confidence and protects payroll operations by keeping information confidential.
  17. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.



  1. Attention to Detail
  2. Communication Proficiency
  3. Organizational Skills
  4. Ability to Prioritize
  5. Sense of Urgency
  6. Thoroughness
  7. Time Management
  8. Customer Service


Supervisory Responsibility

This position does not have supervisory responsibility.


Physical Demands

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The employee may have to lift and/or move items over 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time salary position, Monday through Friday.  Any additional schedule requirements will be decided by the Director Of Payroll.



Travel would be minimal and would be primarily local during the business day.


Required Education and Experience

  1. Minimum of a high school education.
  2. 2 (two) years of payroll administration experience is preferred
  3. Computer proficiency in all Microsoft programs
  4. Required experience in: General math & reporting
  5. Quality written & verbal communication skills


Preferred Education and Experience

  1. Manufacturing/industry experience
  2. Office experience
  3. Ultimate Software experience


Additional Eligibility Qualifications


Work Authorization/Security Clearance

Must be able to pass EVerify


AAP/EEO Statement
LCI provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected category.


Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

LCI provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected category.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
2+ years
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