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Ameren Supervisor Payroll in St. Louis, Missouri

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Supervisor, Payroll (ZA0606)

About The Position

The Supervisor, Payroll is responsible for overseeing an accurate and timely payroll process and the workflow of the payroll staff. Supervises the validation and compliance of payroll data in accordance with company policies, multiple collective bargaining agreements, benefits, standard payroll principles, and multi-state statutory and federal regulations.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Ensure payroll is in compliance with company policies, multiple collective bargaining agreements, benefits, standard payroll principles, and multi-state statutory and federal regulations.

  • Oversee the deduction records and tax status of the employees of all Ameren corporation companies

  • Supervise the payroll process, including planning, organizing and staffing of the Payroll workgroups to ensure the generation of accurate payrolls on a timely basis.

  • Train, develop, coach and provide feedback to direct reports.

  • Run and/or coordinate creation of various payroll and timekeeping reports for leaders

  • Answer questions and advise employees with the correct interpretation of multiple union agreement rules as well as management and corporate policies.

  • Performs weekly, monthly, quarter-end and year-end audits.

  • Process other monthly, annual and special payments as required.

  • Utilize the HR and timekeeping systems to perform the payroll process.Administer system changes and updates to the systems, including system upgrades while ensuring the integrity of the systems.Act as a lead technical and functional resource.



  • Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college or university in a relevant field of study required.


  • Five or more years of payroll, accounting, Human Resources (HR) or HR Information Systems (HRIS) experience required.

  • Experience with payroll processing and Ameren's HR and timekeeping systems preferred.

  • Knowledge of bargaining agreements, corporate policies and Fair Labor Standards Act preferred.

  • One or more years supervisor or team leadership experience preferred.

In addition to the above qualifications, the successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Good leadership, organization, communication and human relations skills.

  • Ability to streamline processes.

  • Ability to be innovative and flexible.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Strong analytical skills.

  • Ability to exercise judgment and work independently.

Additional Information

After preliminary review, selected applicants must take the First Line Supervisor Test and obtain a recommended status in order to be eligible for additional selection procedures (e.g., interview) designated for this position.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, genetic information, military service or status, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other class, trait, or status protected by law.

St. Louis-based Ameren Corporation powers the quality of life for 2.4 million electric customers and more than 900,000 natural gas customers in a 64,000-square-mile area through its Ameren Missouri and Ameren Illinois rate-regulated utility subsidiaries. Ameren Illinois provides electric transmission and distribution service and natural gas distribution service. Ameren Missouri provides electric generation, transmission and distribution service, as well as natural gas distribution service. Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois develops, owns and operates rate-regulated regional electric transmission projects. For more information, visit, or follow us on Twitter at @AmerenCorp,, or LinkedIn/company/Ameren.