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

 

Qualifications:

 

• 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.

 

Disclaimer:

 

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.