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Payroll Administrator

Brand:  Matthews
Company:  Matthews International Corporation
Line of Business:  MATW Corporate

Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15212-5838


Matthews International is currently seeking a Payroll Administrator to join their team!  The Payroll Administrator processes the organization’s payroll and compiles payroll data to maintain accurate records by performing a variety of duties including preparing, disbursing, maintaining, and reviewing payroll, payroll taxes and year-end processing. Benefits Programs:Full benefits starting first day which includes:  medical, dental, vision, Health Saving Account (HSA) with company contribution, short and long term disability (after 90 days), life insurance, earned time off (starts accruing immediately), 401(k) retirement plan with company match, and employee stock purchase plan with company match.


  • •    Audits payroll information for accuracy.
  • •    Reconciles payroll deposits, tax withholdings, wage garnishments, and voluntary deductions.
  • •    Prepares responses to notices from government agencies regarding employee tax filings.
  • •    Ensures that payroll-related transactions are processed in compliance with external and internal policies.
  • •    Calculates and processes Federal and State tax and social security withholdings, union dues, and other deductions, insurance, benefits, pension/retirement, 401(k) contributions and company match, and profit sharing.
  •     Screens time-worked inputs for calculating, coding, or other errors.
  •     Monitors reports alerting of problems or errors.
  •    Reconciles errors and maintains payroll records. 
  •    Reviews and processes payroll adjustments, including vacation, sick and other time off.
  •    Generates accrual entries, as required.
  •    Fields and responds to payroll inquiries and resolves discrepancies as required.
  •    Maintains knowledge of rules and laws which govern the payroll administration practices.
  •    Additional duties as assigned.


  •     Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or related field
  •    4+ years of previous payroll experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  •    Occasional travel either locally, nationally, and/or internationally may be required.
  •    High degree of proficiency in MS Office Suite, Outlook & Internet applications.
  •    Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation, budgeting, project management (from conception to completion), & planning skills.
  •    Strong verbal and written communication skills (including analysis, interpretation, & reasoning).
  •    Solid understanding and application of mathematical concepts.
  •    Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues across the organization, as well as, internal and external clients.
  •    Ability to work well autonomously and within a team in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.
  •    Ability to work with and influence peers and management.
  •    Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting.
  •    Ability to work overtime as necessary. 


  •     Regularly required to stand; walk; sit; and talk, hear and see.  
  •     Regularly/Occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. 
  •     The noise level in the work environment may be high
  •     Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.




At Matthews International, we believe in a world of inspired possibilities. We believe that taking pride in our past inspires growth for the future. And that we all have a responsibility to explore new ways of thinking, working and advancing our craft.  

Globally headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Matthews International is home to a global network of employees operating in three distinct industries—SGK Brand Solutions, Memorialization and Industrial Technologies. We care deeply about what they do each day—because when we’re inspired, we can inspire others. We can make difference that goes beyond expectations—for our clients, our community and our company. 

Our dedication, drive and determination empower creativity and give us strength to transform inspired possibilities into inspiring realities. This is strengthened by our values which are fundamental to our business and guide how we work—to demonstrate integrity, cultivate employees, be our best, innovate and live the Matthews spirit.  

Matthews International affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

Matthews International endeavors to make our employment website and application process accessible to all users and applicants.  In doing so, Matthews International provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation or assistance completing the application process, please contact a member of our Human Resource Team.

At Matthews International, what makes us different is what makes us great.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.