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Payroll Specialist

Company: Tandem HR
Location: Westchester
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary:
The Specialist, Payroll Services operates independently with direction and guidance in ensuring the timely and accurate processing of client payroll invoice and work-site employee paychecks by working with the client and other internal team members to compile, organize, enter, review and process payroll related information in PrismHR.
Duties and Responsibilities:
--- Client Service focused and ability to assist clients with payroll process guidelines to provide efficient and accurate payroll
--- Process payroll for h clients consisting of 1,000 plus work-site employees per week across multiple client industries, and payroll frequencies
--- Ensure the timely and accurate processing of their employee's paychecks and the client's invoice for payroll related expenses.
--- Review work site employees time sheets, wage computation, and other information to detect and reconcile payroll discrepancies.
--- Verify with client attendance, hours worked, and pay adjustments, and post information onto designated records in PrismHR.
--- Process and issue work site employee's paychecks and statements of earnings and deductions (this includes weekly, bi-weekly, semi-monthly, monthly, and other pay).
--- Compute wages and deductions and enter data into PrismHR.
--- Manipulate and/or import into PrismHR time keeping data from 3rd party vendors such as Kronos Workforce Ready or the client's timekeeping system.
--- Prepare miscellaneous reports in PrismHR upon request for internal and external clients use.
--- Issue and record adjustments to pay related to retroactive increases.
--- Reconcile payroll prior to transmission and validate confirmed reports.
--- Develop a baseline understanding of applicable tax and benefit concepts.
--- Verify, review, and respond to garnishments to ensure compliance with agencies such as state and federal tax levies, child support orders as well as court orders.
--- Address client issues in a timely manner with guidance and direction from others.
--- Understand internal roles to help resolve client issues with general guidance.
--- Identify and recommend internally new processes or policies related to payroll operations.
--- Assist in special projects at the direction of the Payroll Manager.
--- Meet monthly and quarterly KPI goals.
--- All other duties as assigned.
Education, Skills, and Experience:
--- College degree or equivalent Payroll or Administration experience to effectively accomplish the responsibilities of the position.
--- Experience working with multiple clients in a customer focused environment.
--- Experience processing multi-state payrolls preferred.
--- 1-2 years of payroll, accounting, bookkeeping or payroll tax experience required.
--- Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) is preferred
--- Experience with Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and Outlook required.
--- A desire to have FUN!
This job description does not list all the duties of the job. You may be asked by supervisors or managers to perform other instructions and duties. This job description may be revised from time to time and does not constitute a contract for employment.Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Tandem HR, Chicago , Payroll Specialist, Human Resources , Westchester, Illinois

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