Payroll Processor - Business Support Center

Job ID 2019-9876
Job Location US-TX-Houston
Category Sales Management
Type Regular Full-Time

More Information About This Job


This position is responsible for providing payroll processing and support for Group 1 Automotive, a Fortune 500 automotive retailer and a leading operator in the $1 trillion automotive retailing industry.  Group 1 currently owns over 125 automotive dealerships with over 144 franchises, and over 31 different brands, and 24 collision service centers located in fifteen states and the United Kingdom and Brazil.  Through its dealerships and Internet sites, Group 1 sells new and used cars and light trucks; arranges related vehicle financing, service and insurance contracts; and sells vehicle parts.

In addition to competitive pay, we offer our associates the following benefits:

  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability insurance
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Paid Time-Off
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Employee Vehicle Purchase Program
  • Professional work environment, with job training and advancement opportunities


    • Maintain current/new employee information in system of record
    • Monitor/report corrections for the time-keeping system to store management/designee
    • Validate regular file feeds from third-party vendors for accurate loading to system of record
    • Process payroll accurately and timely on a routine basis for assigned stores
    • Maintain/reconcile employee-related account schedules for assigned stores
    • Process and post regular General Ledger files to Accounting system of record
    • Perform regular storage of Payroll-related documentation to maintain compliance
    • Reconcile monthly garnishment payments against active employee records.
    • Assist with maintaining Sarbanes-Oxley compliance for assigned stores as related to payroll records.
    • Perform Quarter-End and Year-End validations against payroll records.
    • Participate in professional development through cross-training and assigned activities
    • Maintain positive working relationship with assigned stores and field personnel
    • Assists manager and team members with various payroll-related projects
    • Performs other duties as assigned


    • Minimum high school degree with payroll processing knowledge of five-years or more preferred. Automotive Dealership and Paylocity/ADP Enterprise/CDK experience preferred. Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel with ability to create csv files. Strong understanding of federal and multi-state payroll tax laws. Must be able to work positively in a team environment.
    • Position will be based at our Business Support Center in Houston, Texas. Candidate must have limited overtime flexibility.
    • Compensation: base salary consistent with experience, excellent benefit package to include 401k, ESPP, medical, dental and life.

Group 1 Automotive is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.