Payroll Specialist

  • location: Atlanta, GA
  • type: Temporary
  • salary: $20 - $23 per hour
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job description

Payroll Specialist

Execute day-to-day payroll responsibilities. Process all transactions necessary to ensure 100% right-first-time payroll for 1200+ employees located in the US and Canada. Participate in proactive, multi-tasking team environment to achieve departmental and company goals.

In the staffing industry, payroll is a core competency, not back office support.

*Reports to Payroll Manager
*Identify and report any potential database issues
*Maintain database accuracy through validation queries
*Run Payroll processes
*Correct payroll errors and exceptions to ensure proper payment
*Process bank transactions, including stop payments, direct deposit recalls and check inquiries
*Process exception checks and check reissues
*Process pay adjustments, including refunds, overrides, additional deductions, and garnishments
*Print and distribute paychecks and advices, as required
*Process HR transactions
*Maintain employee data
*Perform other duties as assigned

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Core Competencies

*Self-motivated with strong attention to detail.
*Ability to execute multiple tasks simultaneously, to meet deadlines, and exceed goals in high-pressure situations.
*Problem solving skills.
*Interpersonal communication skills.



Minimum Education:

*Bachelor's degree in business administration or other applicable discipline preferred.

Minimum Experience:
*2+ years of demonstrated work experience in payroll team role.
*Multi-state payroll experience


*PeopleSoft experience preferred
*ADP experience preferred
*Intermediate Excel skills

Are you the qualified candidate that we are looking for? If so, please submit your resume to this posting at

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