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Payroll Specialist

Accounting & Finance

LHH

New Castle

Accounting & Finance


Accounting Principals is looking for a self-motivated, high energy Payroll Specialist in New Castle, PA. The right individual for this position will be able to successfully prioritize and manage multiple payroll practitioners, while maintaining a high level of accounting services and professionalism.


DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Process end-to-end US payroll, accurately and according to their respective payroll cycles.
  • Oversee and train Payroll Practitioners.
  • Provides direction to Payroll Practitioners on payroll rules and procedures, Federal, state and local laws and regulations involving payroll.
  • Researches, analyzes and resolves advanced technical problems or questions presented by Payroll Practitioners.
  • Ensure changes to employee data are reflected in payroll in a timely manner (including new hires, promotions, transfers and terminations).
  • ADP custom reporting/analysis of miscellaneous reports for Payroll Supervisor, Payroll Manager, accounting and/or HR.
  • Identify key and/or recurring issues, and work to resolve through training, configuration, and/or policy and procedural solutions.
  • Set-up and maintain payroll-related activities such as time off accruals & balances, holiday pay, garnishments, proration and manual check calculations.
  • Review payroll related transactions to ensure accuracy and completeness of data, interface management & reconciliation of data.
  • Provide expertise on payroll regulations, including US Federal, State wage/hour regulations (FLSA) and best practices Provide support for compliance requirements that have a direct effect on payroll processing.
  • Be a resource to employees to provide them with an understanding of the payroll process as well as assisting with employee questions regarding pay.
  • Reinforcing company policies and procedures.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

  • EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Previous experience in high volume payroll (preferably minimum 5 years of experience)
  • Working knowledge of payroll systems such as ADP Vantage, Vantage Time, ADP Enterprise v5, ADP E-Time, and general understanding of system interface management and design, is preferred
  • Understanding of payroll regulations and processing laws, taxes at Federal, State and local levels: Multi-state experience preferred

  • SKILLS AND ATTITUDES:

  • Excellent time management skills and ability to juggle competing priorities and high volumes
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment while managing numerous deadlines and communicate well both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to provide quality service while upholding departmental procedures and policies
  • Willing to learn and develop
  • Flexibility in terms of willingness to meet varied and changing demands
  • Ability to be reliable, resourceful, take initiative, solve problems and offer solutions
  • Proficient knowledge and use of Microsoft Office and intermediate complexities of features

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled


    To read our Candidate Privacy Information Statement, which explains how we will use your information, please navigate to https://www.accountingprincipals.com/candidate-privacy


    The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

    Ref US_EN_5_849161_2203501

    Payroll Specialist

    Accounting & Finance

    LHH

    New Castle

    Accounting & Finance


    Accounting Principals is looking for a self-motivated, high energy Payroll Specialist in New Castle, PA. The right individual for this position will be able to successfully prioritize and manage multiple payroll practitioners, while maintaining a high level of accounting services and professionalism.


    DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Process end-to-end US payroll, accurately and according to their respective payroll cycles.
  • Oversee and train Payroll Practitioners.
  • Provides direction to Payroll Practitioners on payroll rules and procedures, Federal, state and local laws and regulations involving payroll.
  • Researches, analyzes and resolves advanced technical problems or questions presented by Payroll Practitioners.
  • Ensure changes to employee data are reflected in payroll in a timely manner (including new hires, promotions, transfers and terminations).
  • ADP custom reporting/analysis of miscellaneous reports for Payroll Supervisor, Payroll Manager, accounting and/or HR.
  • Identify key and/or recurring issues, and work to resolve through training, configuration, and/or policy and procedural solutions.
  • Set-up and maintain payroll-related activities such as time off accruals & balances, holiday pay, garnishments, proration and manual check calculations.
  • Review payroll related transactions to ensure accuracy and completeness of data, interface management & reconciliation of data.
  • Provide expertise on payroll regulations, including US Federal, State wage/hour regulations (FLSA) and best practices Provide support for compliance requirements that have a direct effect on payroll processing.
  • Be a resource to employees to provide them with an understanding of the payroll process as well as assisting with employee questions regarding pay.
  • Reinforcing company policies and procedures.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

  • EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Previous experience in high volume payroll (preferably minimum 5 years of experience)
  • Working knowledge of payroll systems such as ADP Vantage, Vantage Time, ADP Enterprise v5, ADP E-Time, and general understanding of system interface management and design, is preferred
  • Understanding of payroll regulations and processing laws, taxes at Federal, State and local levels: Multi-state experience preferred

  • SKILLS AND ATTITUDES:

  • Excellent time management skills and ability to juggle competing priorities and high volumes
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment while managing numerous deadlines and communicate well both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to provide quality service while upholding departmental procedures and policies
  • Willing to learn and develop
  • Flexibility in terms of willingness to meet varied and changing demands
  • Ability to be reliable, resourceful, take initiative, solve problems and offer solutions
  • Proficient knowledge and use of Microsoft Office and intermediate complexities of features

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled


    To read our Candidate Privacy Information Statement, which explains how we will use your information, please navigate to https://www.accountingprincipals.com/candidate-privacy


    The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

    Ref US_EN_5_849161_2203501
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