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Specialist II Payroll

Date: Feb 9, 2017

Location: Phoenix, AZ, US

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Additional Locations: None 

Requisition Id 1663

Job Description

The position has the overall responsibility for timely and accurate processing of assigned employee payroll checks including collection, review, input, edit, output, and verification of payroll data.  Explain and interpret complex payroll information to employees at all levels of the organization.  Use of analytical skills to identify and address potential issues.  Assist in specialized processing and assigned projects, requiring more detailed knowledge of payroll procedures.

  • Process outside department timekeeping data accurately by the required deadline
  • Consistently apply company policy and government regulations to all processing
  • Review audit reports for processing errors and request corrections as necessary
  • Research employee questions and provide resolution, as dictated by company policy
  • Review contracts and apply special processing requirements to specialized workforce groups, such as unions
  • Organize and maintain records to enable special processing that reduces the occurrences of incorrect payroll payments
  • Assist in special projects and testing of new processing systems
  • Provide training as needed
  • Communicate all discrepancies to payroll supervisor or department timekeeper as necessary
  • Other duties as required

Job Qualifications

  • Seven or more years of business experience
  • Five or more years of working in a high volume, multi-state payroll department
  • Familiarity with accounting principles relating to funds disbursements, payroll tax statutory requirements and payment regulations
  • Familiarity with garnishment processing
  • Above average customer service, communication, and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work as a team player in a high stress environment
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access
  • Business education, technical training, some college, and CPP preferred

Additional Locations: None 

Requisition Id: 1663

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

Job Segment: Payroll, Finance