Payroll Specialist - Wayzata, Minnesota, United States, 55391

Cargill’s size and scale allows us to make a positive impact in the world. Our purpose is to nourish the world in a safe, responsible and sustainable way.
Cargill is a family company providing food, ingredients, agricultural solutions and industrial products that are vital for living. We connect farmers with markets so they can prosper. We connect customers with ingredients so they can make meals people love. And we connect families with daily essentials — from eggs to edible oils, salt to skincare, feed to alternative fuel. Our 160,000 colleagues, operating in 70 countries, make essential products that touch billions of lives each day. Join us and reach your higher purpose at Cargill. 
This position is in Cargill’s animal nutrition and health business, where we improve animal lives through better nutrition. Our team researches, innovates and creates solutions that deliver healthy results for our customers.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Payroll Specialist will perform moderately complex human resource services spanning payroll including Taxation and state and local compliance. In this role, you will ensure efficient payroll tax delivery and administration.

Key Accountabilities

  • Work under established guidelines to create standards and procedures to handle employee questions and transactions and administer payroll programs.
  • Coordinate services with the human resource information systems.
  • Support management of the organization's human resources.
  • With guidance, analyze and modify compensation and payroll tax policies to ensure compliance with legal requirements.
  • Contribute to analyzing statistical data and reports to identify and determine recommendations to improve organization's Payroll Tax policies and practices.
  • Continue to build knowledge of the organization, processes and stakeholders.
  • Independently solve moderately complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of two years of related work experience


Preferred Qualifications

  • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP)
  • Experience managing Payroll Tax with multiple States and companies
  • Experience with SAP Payroll and/or ADP GlobalView
  • Experience with ADP Payroll Tax Services

Position Information

  • Relocation assistance will not be provided for this position.
  • This position is open to remote within US.

The expected salary for this position is $68k- $77k. Compensation varies depending on a wide array of factors including but not limited to the specific location, certifications, education, and level of experience. The disclosed range estimate may be adjusted for any applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled. This position is eligible for a discretionary incentive award. The incentive award amount is dependent upon company performance and your personal performance.

At Cargill we put people first.  As part of your overall rewards, we offer a comprehensive benefit program including medical and/or other benefits dependent on the position offered and hours worked. Visit: to learn more (subject to certain collective bargaining agreements for Union positions) 



Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.


Job Profile


North America


United States


Comprehensive benefit program Incentive award


ADP Compliance Human Resources Information Systems Payroll SAP Taxation

  • Administer payroll programs
  • Analyze and modify compensation and payroll tax policies
  • Analyze statistical data and reports
  • Other duties as assigned

2 years


Bachelor's degree


Certified Payroll Professional (CPP)


Open to Remote Remote within US


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