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Senior Payroll Specialist (Direct Hire!) (Up to $90k!)

Date Posted: 6/9/2024

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Job Description

Our client in the Bloomington area is hiring for a Senior Payroll Specialist/Payroll Lead. Ideal candidate would have 5+ years of Payroll experience with a strong understanding of HR & Compliance. Must be comfortable working on site with hybrid flexibility 1-2x/week after 6+ months of training. Direct Hire Position. Up to $90,000/annually based on experience.

Job Duties/Description:

  • Manage and guarantee timely and accurate disbursement of bi-weekly and semi-monthly payroll to include employee maintenance entries, wages and overtime calculations, voluntary and involuntary deductions, batch import files, processing, and reconciliation of payroll.
  • Conduct regular payroll audits to ensure accuracy and compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Prepare and distribute payroll tax reports, including W-2 and 1099 forms, in accordance with applicable deadlines.
  • Communicate with managers to ensure weekly time sheets are complete and submitted in a timely manner.
  • Respond to all requests for employee inquiries, employment income verifications, garnishments, liens, or levies.
  • Accurate and timely processing of special pay such as new hire, true-up, bonuses, manual checks, and end of employment computations.
  • Calculate internal short-term disability compensation programs.
  • Collaborate with HR and other functional areas related to payroll changes, benefit deductions, tax withholding, and pay rates each pay period.
  • Research, reconcile and respond to federal, state and local tax notices.
  • Research, compile, review, and analyze data for special projects.
  • Manage standard and ad hoc preparation of relevant management reports.
  • Supervise, train, and monitor payroll specialist and other assigned staff.
  • Other position-related projects and duties as assigned.


  • Associates Degree in accounting, business or related field (preferred)
  • 4+ years of payroll processing experience
  • Strong understanding of well-known payroll software (UKG, Paycom or ADP)
  • Strong knowledge of HR/compliance
  • Healthcare payroll experience (BONUS!)

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, or military or veteran status. 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:Bloomington, MN
  • Job Type:Accounting
  • Experience:3-5 years
  • Education:None
  • Date Posted:6/9/2024
  • Contact: Anna Liesch (651) 461-5178
  • Pay Range: $70,000.00 - $90,000.00 Annually
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Job Reference: JN -062024-369260