About the Role:
Sr. Payroll Specialist is responsible for maintenance of employee records and payroll processing, to include new hires, terminations, pay or status changes, tax, garnishments and timekeeping. Assists in the preparation of payroll files. Works closely with other members of HR, Legal and Finance to deliver compiled data from a wide variety of sources for reporting purposes.
Assist in the review and verification of timesheets for payroll entry
Audit documentation and assist with preparation of semi-monthly payroll, to include tax changes, deductions, banking information, retroactive adjustments and time sheet data
Maintain employee information to include new hires, terminations and status changes
Update, audit and maintain employee level tax information
Verify content and audit year-end tax information
Ensure compliance with all garnishment and support orders including federal, state, and local tax withholding
Improve payroll processing proactively and continuously
Resolve both routine and non-routine payroll problems
Serve as a liaison to the Finance department and other departments and locations in the resolution of payroll issues
Ensure compliance with payroll policies and procedures
Ensure compliance with benefits plans, labor laws, and payroll tax related matters.
Creation of ad hoc reports to assist in audits, vendor verification and stock reporting
HS Diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor’s Degree in related field (Preferred)
4 years Payroll processing experience
Experience with ADP GlobalView and/or SAP Payroll
Multi-State payroll experience
International payroll processing experience
Must demonstrate ability to solve problems and work through complex issues
Must be able to plan and organize workload appropriately to meet deadlines.
Must be accurate and detail oriented in their work.
Must also have excellent interpersonal and communication skills to effectively deal with employees, managers and other departments.
Must be able to handle sensitive and confidential information in a mature and non-judgmental manner
Must be able to protect all forms of highly confidential and proprietary business information and ability to maintain the highest standards of privacy and security.
Must be able to follow and abide by all information and security policies and practice