You may know McCormick as a leader in herbs, spices, seasonings, and condiments – and we’re only getting started. At McCormick, we’re always looking for new people to bring their unique flavor to our team.

McCormick employees – all 14,000 of us across the world – are what makes this company a great place to work.


We are looking to hire an Payroll Analyst immediately in a Hybrid (50/50) capacity at our Global Headquarters in Hunt Valley, Maryland. 


What We Bring To The Table:

The best people deserve the best rewards. In addition to the benefits you’d expect from a global leader (401k, health insurance, paid time off, etc.) we also offer:

• Competitive compensation

• Career growth opportunities

• Flexibility and Support for Diverse Life Stages and Choices

• We prioritize our communities and the planet we share. We are proud to be awarded as a Diversity Inc. Top 50 company for Diversity and have multiple Sustainability awards (ranking #22 in the World and #1 in Food Products)

• Wellbeing programs including Physical, Mental and Financial wellness

• Tuition assistance



The primary role of the Payroll Analyst II includes processing requests for changes in employee pay within the prescribed timelines for the payroll. Prepare the weekly payroll for 5,000+ employees and remit the related state taxes and third-party payments. This position will provide information to the Business for month end journals and internal reporting purposes. This position should understand the payroll processes and the internal payroll system to drive process improvements. Additionally, this position should understand the end-to-end administrative processes related to Payroll, Compensation and Benefits and HR.


  • Prepare and/or update the various changes for the employee pay affecting payroll on a weekly basis according to company policy and proper approval level
  • Assist with preparing the weekly payroll for approx. 5,000 employees using reports and validating employee results
  • Prepare and submit state taxes for multi-state payroll and reconciling third party payments such as child support and garnishments
  • Provide information to the Business for month end journals and internal reporting
  • Investigate and research payroll issues and then recommend resolution
  • Participate and/or monitor changes to regulatory changes for payroll


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related discipline
  • 5+ years processing payroll in a multi-state and multi-functional payroll environment
  • Ability to exercise good judgment in high pressure, sensitive situations
  • Ability to meet aggressive deadlines
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • 5+ years’ experience with SAP processes, upgrades and testing
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Experience in payroll system implementation
  • 3+ years’ experience in federal, state tax compliance and filing
  • Experience modifying and developing processes for better efficiencies in an in-house payroll processing environment
  • Effective communication (both oral and written) skills with demonstrated ability to present and sell ideas to others



  • CPP Preferred
  • Advanced working knowledge of MS Excel and basic proficiency of PowerPoint and MS Word






McCormick & Company is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

As a general policy, McCormick does not offer employment visa sponsorships upon hire or in the future. 


United by flavor. Driven by results.

As a McCormick employee you’ll be empowered to focus on more than your individual responsibilities. You’ll have the opportunity to be part of something bigger than yourself—to have a say in where the company is going and how it’s growing.

Between our passion for flavor, our 130-year history of leadership and integrity, the competitive and comprehensive benefits we offer, and our culture, which is built on respect and opportunities for growth, there are many reasons to join us at McCormick.

Nearest Major Market: Baltimore