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Payroll Specialist

Date Posted: 2/19/2021

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Job Description

Job Purpose

As a member of the Finance team, you will ensure accurate processing and recording of payroll, provide timely and accurate financial information, and participate in data entry of Payroll processing.

Essential Functions

  • Perform daily payroll department operations
  • Manage workflow to ensure all payroll transactions are processed accurately and timely
  • Set up and maintain employee profiles in various systems as needed
  • Furnish and upload data files to payroll system as needed
  • Process correct garnishment calculations, approved stipend requests, benefit deductions and separation payouts
  • Process accurate and timely year-end reporting when necessary (W-2, W-2c, etc)
  • Process manual check when necessary
  • Research and respond to any payroll related questions as needed
  • Reconcile benefits billing and payroll transmission and validate confirmed reports
  • Assist as needed with any accounts payable related activities, posting, filing, sorting checks
  • Assist as assigned with month end close procedures and audits
  • Create ad hoc reporting as needed
  • 5 years of prior experience processing payroll required
  • Strong knowledge of federal and state payroll tax laws and regulations
  • Certified Payroll Professional certificate preferred
  • Strong proficiency in Excel
  • Strong interpersonal (verbal and written) communication skills
  • Familiarized or previous experience with Financial Edge is a plus
  • Capability to deal sensitively with confidential material
  • Ability to work with multiple and across departments to meet individual goals
  • Extraordinary detailed-oriented and organization skills
  • Time management and prioritization skills
  • Outstanding Customer Service Skills and Professionalism

We are an equal opportunity employer and make hiring decisions based on merit. Recruitment, hiring, training, and job assignments are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, or any other protected classification. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.
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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:Eden Prairie, MN
  • Job Type:Accounting
  • Experience:Not Specified
  • Education:Not Specified
  • Date Posted:2/19/2021
  • Contact: Matthew Headla (651) 689-0018
  • Pay Range: $48,000.00 - $55,000.00 Annually
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Job Reference: JO-2102-109799