• Payroll Specialist

    Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta
    Job ID
    Human Resources
  • Overview

    This position is primarily responsible for processing payroll and benefits transactions for the Company.

    Primary Duties & Responsibilities

    • Completes all assigned payrolls accurately, efficiently and timely including all regular payroll cycles and special payroll runs, such as stock options, ensuring compliance with state and federal laws, policies and regulations
    • Is accountable to Finance for reconciliation of payroll, payroll journal entry, and for related items on Company’s bank reconciliations
    • Prepares and maintains payroll records, reports and files.
    • Reviews and analyzes payroll reports for accuracy and directs necessary adjustments or corrections.
    • Maintains and updates payroll and deduction schedule with payroll provider.
    • Acts as liaison between divisions and Corporate Payroll.
    • Acts as a liaison between Payroll and HR/Benefits Department.
    • Educates staff and HR contacts on payroll and benefits processing.
    • Follows defined audit procedures and recommends changes to ensure process integrity and wage and tax reporting accuracy.
    • Assists in developing and is responsible for continual maintenance of payroll process documentation to ensure business process continuity.
    • Ensures Company is in compliance with all court ordered wage assignments and garnishments.

    Education & Experience

    • College degree in related field (i.e. accounting, human resources) preferred
    • FPC designation or equivalent work experience demonstrating knowledge level required, CPP designation preferred

    Skills & Abilities

    • Ability to communicate effectively to all employees regarding payroll issues resolution.
    • Ability to organize information to avoid missing details
    • Ability to work in a high volume area
    • Ability to communicate payroll procedures to Division HR contacts
    • Ability to use Microsoft Office Software including Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint

    Technical Knowledge & Experience

    • Knowledge of payroll, employment and income tax laws, regulations and operating guidelines
    • Knowledge of pre-tax and post tax payroll deductions
    • Knowledge of prioritization and regulatory compliance of processing creditor garnishments, child support, administrative wage garnishments, and tax levies (state and federal) required.
    • Ultimate Software skills a plus.

    Physical Requirements

    • Typical office environment


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