Payroll Specialist

Full time
$17.67 Hourly
palm-beach 03/08/2017   Full time $17.67 Hourly

ROLE OF THE POSITION:
The Successful candidate performs the following key duties:

  • Performs regular processing of payroll activities; audits, inputs and maintains payroll and new hire data, W-4's, deductions, direct deposit, etc; runs interfaces; ensures processing is completed within required time frame
  • Prepares, processes, and audits adjustments, benefits deductions, garnishment deductions, corrections, reversals, stop payments, cancellations, manual checks, retroactive changes, final paychecks, etc. in accordance with policy and local, state and federal laws
  • Processes payroll system calculations for pre auditing of payroll data; audits and reviews payroll registers for accuracy, completeness and conformance with all rules and regulations
  • Reviews a wide variety of documentation and reports to verify and audit for accuracy and enter in applicable payroll/human resources business systems, e.g., benefits/general deductions, effective dates, time and attendance, recording checks and vouchers, personnel changes
  • Utilizes various automated business management systems in processing payroll actions, e.g., setting up deductions, setting up new hires, processing separations, setting up direct deposit, tax withholding
  • Processes payroll system calculations for pre auditing of payroll data; audits and reviews payroll registers for accuracy, completeness and conformance with all rules and regulations
  • Reconciles, balances and closes payroll runs; reconciles and balances payroll
  • Assists management with training, testing, and validating automated payroll system; Researches and resolves payroll accounting discrepancies and issues; takes corrective action as needed
  • Reviews a wide variety of documentation and reports to verify and audit for accuracy and enter in applicable payroll/human resources business systems, e.g., benefits/general deductions, effective dates, time and attendance, recording checks and vouchers, personnel changes
  • Responds to payroll, personnel and accounting inquiries; provides resolution, information, or direction accordingly

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:
The ideal candidate will have large scale professional payroll experience along with the following minimum qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • At least 5 years recent and relevant payroll experience that demonstrates the knowledge of payroll processing & reporting; with demonstrative initiative and independent judgment in researching and reporting on accounting discrepancies, and resolving client/customer issues with minimal supervisory review; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
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