Payroll Specialist

  • location: Palmetto, FL
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $40,000 - $50,000 per year
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Payroll Specialist

job summary:
We have a client who is looking for a Payroll Specialist. In this role you would be responsible for coordinating employee all payroll and benefits in accordance with company policies and procedures and applicable state and federal laws. This position is also responsible for some Human Resource functions. This Payroll Specialist must have a thorough knowledge of state and federal labor and employment laws.

location: Palmetto, Florida
job type: Permanent
salary: $40,000 - 50,000 per year
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Associate's degree
experience: 3 Years
Essential Responsibilities:

  • Provides support in all areas of payroll cycle as needed, including processing bi-weekly payroll, garnishments and levies, manual checks/adjustments, LOA payment integration, and Kronos timekeeping review and audit
  • Assists in review and updating of all payroll policies and procedures to maximize the efficiency of the payroll cycle
  • Assists in special projects designed to streamline systems and workflow
  • Ensures policies and procedures are followed for the timely generation of payroll (i.e. timely accurate paychecks are issued in accordance with state and federal regulations)
  • Remains current with federal, state, rulings by studying existing, and new legislation (e.g. APA, seminars/webinars)
  • Keeps abreast of system upgrades and assists with special projects and testing
  • Assists with accurate and timely quarter and year-end tax reconciliation and reporting
  • Handles escalated customer service issues while keeping Payroll Manager informed;
  • Relates with others in a positive and professional manner so that maximum job results are produced
  • Maintains payroll schedule/calendar for processing in coordination with company policies
  • Demonstrates the ability to make sound decisions while keeping manager informed
  • Compose a variety of correspondence and reports, which requires judgment regarding content, accuracy, and completeness

  • 3 - 5 years previous payroll processing experience required
  • Associates degree from accredited college in business, accounting or related field preferred
  • Ability to calculate numbers and perform data entry
  • Must be able to maintain high level of confidentiality
  • Commitment to the company's mission to consistently deliver high quality, person-centered care with dignity, respect, compassion and integrity, and to enrich every life they touch. Embracing of company's values of care & compassion, community, honesty & integrity, teamwork, innovation and safety
  • Previous experience with KRONOS system highly desirable
  • Previous experience in healthcare environment desirable
skills: $100-250 million
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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