Payroll Specialist

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Payroll Specialist Job Description


Job Title: Payroll Specialist


Location: [Insert location]


Reports to: Payroll Manager/HR Manager


Job Purpose:


The Payroll Specialist will be responsible for processing payroll for employees accurately and in a timely manner, maintaining payroll records, and ensuring compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The Payroll Specialist will also provide support for other HR-related functions as needed.


Key Responsibilities:


• Process payroll for employees accurately and in a timely manner

• Review and ensure accuracy of timesheets, attendance records, and other payroll-related documents

• Maintain accurate payroll records and prepare reports as needed

• Ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations related to payroll processing and reporting

• Provide excellent customer service to employees with payroll-related questions or issues

• Assist with other HR-related functions as needed, such as benefits administration, onboarding, and employee relations

• Maintain confidentiality of employee payroll and HR-related information

• Keep up-to-date with changes in payroll-related laws and regulations and make recommendations to the Payroll Manager/HR Manager as needed




• Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, Accounting, or related field

• 2-4 years of experience in payroll processing

• Proficient in payroll software and MS Office, particularly Excel

• Strong attention to detail and ability to maintain accuracy while working under pressure

• Knowledge of federal, state, and local payroll laws and regulations

• Excellent communication and customer service skills

• Ability to maintain confidentiality of employee information

• Strong organizational and time management skills


Physical Demands:


The Payroll Specialist may be required to sit or stand for extended periods of time and occasionally lift up to 25 pounds.


Working Conditions:


The Payroll Specialist will work in an office environment with occasional overtime required to meet payroll deadlines.




This job description is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job. The company reserves the right to modify the job description as needed.