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.