Payroll Specialist

  • location: Seattle, WA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $65,000 - $75,000 per year
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Payroll Specialist

job summary:
As a key member of the Finance & Accounting Department, this position is responsible for company wide payroll administration. Performs various payroll administrative functions, including bi-weekly payroll preparation and processing, audits, discrepancy resolution, systems maintenance, reports generation, and annual W-2 preparation. This role acts as point of contact for questions and information related to payroll.

Prepares and processes company wide bi-weekly payroll.

Reviews payroll documents for accuracy; makes appropriate adjustments and obtains necessary approvals.

Prepares payroll journal entries and reconciles payroll to general ledger.

Maintains and tracks employee leave balances, benefit payroll deductions, and garnishments; maintains and administers 401(k) plan contributions and disbursements.

Works closely with the Human Resources Department to ensure the coordination and accuracy of all pay rates, earnings, benefit deductions, and PTO balances.

Assists with the maintenance and acts as administrator for payroll systems; researches, troubleshoots, and resolves questions from users.

Develops and runs custom reports as required by business needs and or/as requested.

Ensures compliance with state and federal payroll tax laws and regulations; regularly performs research and remains up-to-date on all changes in state and federal legislation affecting payroll; implements updates as required.

Completes miscellaneous clerical and administrative functions, including filing and photocopying, as required.

Completes daily activities as assigned or needed; ensures daily tasks and assignments are accomplished correctly and in a timely manner.

Adheres to company guidelines regarding prevention of internal and external loss, including risk management, accident prevention/safety awareness, and loss prevention.

 
location: White Center, Washington
job type: Permanent
salary: $65,000 - 75,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 5,8 to 4,7 to 3
education: Associate's degree
experience: 3 Years
 
responsibilities:
Minimum of three years experience in computerized payroll processing required. Previous experience with ADP Work Force Now payroll system preferred.

Experience with union payroll processing preferred.

Previous experience with timekeeping software desired.

Proven proficiency in payroll, timekeeping, payroll tax reports, and reporting systems and modules.

Minimum of two years experience in a professional office environment performing accounting related duties required.

Qualified candidates please email your resume to: pam.mueller@randstadusa.com

 
qualifications:
Minimum of three years experience in computerized payroll processing required. Previous experience with ADP Work Force Now payroll system preferred.

Experience with union payroll processing preferred.

Previous experience with timekeeping software desired.

Proven proficiency in payroll, timekeeping, payroll tax reports, and reporting systems and modules.

Minimum of two years experience in a professional office environment performing accounting related duties required.

 
skills: Payroll Tax, Union Payroll, Benefit Administration
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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