Payroll Specialist

Job description
The Payroll Specialist is to be responsible for all payroll-related tasks. The Payroll Specialist’s responsibilities include collecting and reviewing employee information and working hours, calculating wages, preparing and processing employee payments, and maintaining accurate payroll records. The Payroll Specialist should be able to investigate and resolve payroll issues and ensure strict compliance with company and regulatory standards. An outstanding Payroll Specialist should also have excellent people skills and a high numerical aptitude.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Collecting timesheet data and payroll information
Entering data into payroll and administrative databases and software programs
Calculating wages, benefits, tax deductions, commissions, etc.
Preparing and processing paychecks and direct deposits
Maintaining accurate records of payroll documentation and transactions
Preparing and distributing income statements
Responding to payroll-related inquiries and resolving concerns
Performing account balance and payroll reconciliations
Preparing financial reports for accounting and auditing purposes
Preparing periodic payroll reports for review by management

QUALIFICATIONS

Degree in accounting, business, or related field preferred
5+ years’ experience working in a payroll or similar role
Working knowledge of basic accounting principles and payroll practices
Experience working with accounting and payroll software
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Strong organizational and time management skills
High numerical aptitude
Detail-oriented
Knowledge with Paragon & Zenefits payroll platform preferred

DISCRIMINATORY PRACTICES PROHIBITED
To provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at the company are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. The company complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) guidelines. The company does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of: Race, national origin or ethnic background; height and weight; credit rating or economic status; religious affiliation or beliefs; citizenship; marital status, civil partnership or number of children; age; gender, gender identity, or gender expression; sexual orientation; security/background checks for certain religious or ethnic groups; U.S. military or veteran status; disability or medical condition; or questions and examinations.
Benefits:

Dental insurance
Employee discount
Health insurance
Paid time off
Referral program
Vision insurance

Experience:
Payroll: 3 years (Required)




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