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Payroll Specialist III

Job Req ID:  9028

Nashville, TN, US, 37203

Date:  Jan 24, 2023

As a leader in high-performance building solutions, Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LP Building Solutions, NYSE: LPX) manufactures engineered wood building products that meet the demands of builders, remodelers and homeowners worldwide. LP’s extensive offerings include innovative and dependable building products and accessories, such as siding solutions (LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding, LP® SmartSide® ExpertFinish® Trim & Siding, LP BuilderSeries® Lap Siding, and LP® Outdoor Building Solutions®), LP Structural Solutions (LP® TechShield® Radiant Barrier, LP WeatherLogic® Air & Water Barrier, LP Legacy® Premium Sub-Flooring, and LP® FlameBlock® Fire-Rated Sheathing, LP NovaCore™ Thermal Insulated Sheathing, and more), LP® TopNotch® Sub-Flooring, and oriented strand board (OSB). In addition to product solutions, LP provides industry-leading customer service and warranties. Since its founding in 1972, LP has been Building a Better Worldby helping customers construct beautiful, durable homes while our shareholders build lasting value. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, LP operates 25 plants across the U.S., Canada, Chile, and Brazil. For more information, visit

LP’s values-driven, positive culture creates an environment where talented and hardworking people thrive in a safe, ethical, fun, challenging and rewarding place to work.  For more than 40 years, we’ve developed careers and provided advancement opportunities in the building products industry.

Job Purpose

Performs technical and operational duties necessary to process Human Resources and Payroll data. Assists customers, internal and external, with payroll questions and issues.

We’d love to meet you if... 
… you’re energized by big challenges and creating a plan to meet the challenge 
… you enjoy working with others to deliver great work 
… you’re innovative and looking for a values-driven, positive culture and environment

In this position you will have the opportunity to:

  • Provide accurate and timely data entry into the HR/Payroll system to include hires, job changes, promotions, terminations and other data associated with Human Resources and Payroll while maintaining production standards
  • Trace and correct errors to ensure accurate processing
  • Processes all personnel and employment data changes
  • Ensure accurate wage and deduction calculations during the payroll production process
  • Calculate and prepare manual payments, reversals, and wage adjustments for employees, including final payment and accounting adjustments
  • Answer and process wage order notifications and deductions. Remit to applicable agencies per standards
  • May prepare and facilitate payroll tax filings, returns and funds transfers
  • Research and evaluate complex documents, forms, and other written or verbal information; provide timely response to requests and concerns expressed by internal and external customers
  • Maintain documentation files and procedure manuals
  • Maintain specialized payroll tax and accounting procedures per standards and modify in response to regulatory changes
  • Partner with Human Resources Department and other areas regarding Human Resources and Payroll issues
  • Generate reports for research and/or distribution
  • May conduct audits to ensure that HR and Payroll is processed in accordance with applicable approvals, policies, procedures, practices, reporting requirements, regulations, and laws
  • May ensure compliance with payroll laws and regulations and develop and monitor quality control reports.
  • May review the completion and accuracy of HR/Payroll Operations department data entry, including Personnel Action Forms, various reports, and other documents or transactions per established department guidelines, procedures, processes, and HR Policies

What do I need to be successful?

  • 4 plus years’ experience working in a Human Resources, Finance, or Payroll, preferably in a multiple entity, multi-state environment
  • Experience using integrated payroll systems preferred
  • Or any equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform responsibilities of position
  • Familiarity with general Human Resources processes and procedures
  • Demonstrated knowledge of federal and state payroll requirements, labor regulations, and wage & hour tax laws
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Human Resources, Accounting, and Payroll operations processes and systems


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Designation as Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) through the American Payroll Association preferred


Work Environment

  • This position will work at home and in our Nashville office on a hybrid schedule

  • Must be within a commutable distance to Nashville or willing to relocate to the greater Nashville area



LP offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including health and welfare benefits, 401(k) program, career mobility, tuition reimbursement, volunteer opportunities, profit sharing and more.

Nearest Major Market: Nashville

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