Job Description

Carter’s, Inc. is the largest branded marketer in North America of apparel exclusively for babies and young children. The Company owns the Carter’s and OshKosh B’gosh brands, two of the most recognized brands in the marketplace. These brands are sold in leading department stores, national chains, and specialty retailers domestically and internationally. They are also sold through more than 1,000 Company-operated stores in the United States, Canada, and Mexico and online at,,, and The Company’s Child of Mine brand is available at Walmart, its Just One You brand is available at Target, and its Simple Joys brand is available on Amazon. The Company also owns Skip Hop, a global lifestyle brand for families with young children. Carter’s is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Additional information may be found at

Baby Clothing, Kids Clothes, Toddler Clothes | Carter's

Shop for baby clothing, baby necessities and essentials at,  the most trusted name in baby, kids, and toddler clothing. Shop our selection of cute baby & kids clothing.

This role typical reports into the Senior Manager, Payroll and is based in our Buckhead office in our hybrid work environment

  •  Process multiple frequency multi-state payrolls for over 13,000 employees
  • Review and reconcile payroll prior to transmission and validate confirmed reports
  • Process accurate and timely period, quarterly, and year-end task as required
  • Research, analyze and resolves payroll related problems or questions
  • Recommend or participate in the development of new procedures and policies related to payroll operations
  • Process garnishments which includes child supports, tax levies, student loans, etc.
  • Process manual checks for immediate pay, dropped employees, payouts, lost or destroyed checks
  • Provide answers and documents for the Government Census (Excellent Excel skills)
  • Participate in formal skills training, cross-training and succession planning
  • Collaborate and build proactive, positive relationship with peers, managers, outside vendors (ADP, Mailroom) to ensure global best practices and consistency within processes
  • Audit for accuracy and reasonability, and then approve submission of biweekly, monthly and off cycle global payrolls.
  • Create ad hoc reports on demand for internal and external needs.
  • Compile payroll statistics, policies and procedures and service level agreement (SLA’s) updates. 
  • Send out missed punch report and complete sign offs for all non-exempt employees biweekly and export file into payroll system.
  • Update company tables in payroll system as well as general ledger system.
  • Ensure steps are taken with every payroll to assist the accounting team with recon issues/inquiries.
  • Process tax inquiries and paymentsreporting including WOTC for tax credit per pay period and SUI updates upon receipt.
  • Assist manager with implementation of new defined and efficient policies and procedures, best practices to the goal of 100% accuracy and timeliness.
  • Follow all company policies and procedures, including SOX and regulatory compliance
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor and manager

We’d Love to hear from you if: (Requirements section)

Must have:

  • Payroll processing
  • Garnishments
  • Experience with US and Canadian payroll

Preferred skills and experience:

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication skills and attention to detail in high volume and fast paced environment
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office - Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Energetic and positive approach to problem solving and trouble-shooting issues, can take tasks and run with it
  • Approach deadlines with a sense of urgency, energetic and positive approach to problem solving and trouble-shooting issues
  • Demonstrated ability to handle a high volume of confidential and sensitive information in a professional manner
  • Accurately execute multiple tasks and adhere to strict deadlines in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • High level knowledge of multistate payroll and tax withholding, benefits (health and welfare and retirement), garnishments, and labor compliance and basic accounting procedures related to payroll.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office - Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Team player who can build strong relationship with all members of the organization as well as outsourced vendor partners.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Five plus years of work experience in a payroll, tax and garnishment s working with multiple state / multiple entity corp. environment.
  • Certified Payroll Professional preferred but not required
  • ADP Enterprise V5 experience

OUR Team Members:

  • Lead Courageously: Have a strong sense of personal values that align with our Company values
  • Collaborates Broadly: Build cooperation, trust, and thrive in a consensus driven environment
  • Customer Focus: Proactively seek opportunities to leverage data and fact-based insights to serve customers and/or internal clients
  • Drive Growth: Set aggressive goals and implement plans precisely
  • Cultivates Innovation:  Respectfully challenge the "we’ve always done it this way" mentality and explore new ways to achieve desired outcomes

Make a career at Carter’s:

  • Career Development: Success starts from within, and we have several paths from which you can choose to enhance your career evolution. From Carter’s University to Toastmasters to mentorship programs and more, we encourage you to utilize these tools to elevate your professional prowess.

NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The duties described may be changed or reassigned at the discretion of management, and the employee may be required to perform duties that are not listed in the job description.

Carters is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

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