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Payroll Specialist

Company: Superior Beverage Group
Location: Youngstown
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

The Payroll Specialist is responsible for all areas relating to payroll processing. This position will be responsible for maintaining and further developing payroll principles, practices, and procedures to ensure accurate and timely processing of biweekly payroll. This position addresses tight deadlines and a multitude of payroll activities including journal entry preparation, payroll reporting, payroll account reconciliations, and year-end audit preparation. The Payroll Specialist will have contact with senior-level staff which requires strong interpersonal communication skills both written and verbal.Typical Payroll Specialist Duties:

  • Ensure all employees are paid on time and accurately.
  • Review and import time cards into the Paycom payroll system.
  • Process, calculate and post a variety of payroll actions including, but not limited to, commissions, wage garnishments, benefits withholding, and child support orders.
  • Ensure all payroll-related remittances and filings are processed timely and accurately and that the accounting for these transactions is correct.
  • Audit payroll documentation for accuracy through designated reports and make any necessary adjustments, once necessary approvals are obtained.
  • Communicate with the Human Resources Department to ensure the integrity of the payroll data including data related to new hires, terminations, transfers, and rate changes.
  • Process system updates as necessary.
  • Research and resolve questions from managers and employees as they relate to the processing of payroll information such as vacation, sick leave, banking, garnishments, employment verifications, workers compensation, payroll deductions, retroactive pay calculations, and tax questions, and other changes.
  • Prepare and manage payroll reports.
  • Create ad hoc reports of payroll data to support payroll processes and financial analysis requests by management, and ability to work with Paycoms Customer Service Team.
  • Map payroll journal entries from payroll into accounting software.
  • Maintain payroll records according to retention regulations and legal requirements.
  • Provide reports and data to auditors, as requested.
  • Assist in special projects as assigned by management.
  • Update payroll system with a new hire, term, salary, personal, and other information.
  • Interact with all departments to ensure accurate payroll information is received in a timely manner.
  • Direct management and employees in using the time management system.
  • Work with Accounts Payable to process monthly transactions.

    Payroll Specialist Skills / Qualifications:

    • Associates Degree with accounting or bookkeeping focus preferred
    • Must be familiar with payroll systems or have a successful track record of learning and/or implementing new payroll systems
    • Minimum 2 years of experience with computerized payroll processing
    • Experience with Paycom preferred
    • Knowledge and ability to use independent judgment in regard to Payroll laws and regulations (FLSA, tax compliance issues, etc.)
    • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information
    • Solid analytical skills
    • Positive attitude and strong customer focus
    • Must be detail-oriented and be able to meet deadlines

      Payroll Specialist Benefits

      • Paid training and career development
      • Workout facility on-site
      • Vacation time, personal days, and paid holidays
      • Company events
      • Safe work environment
      • Medical, Dental, Vision
      • HSA
      • Prescription drug coverage
      • 401(k)

Keywords: Superior Beverage Group, Youngstown , Payroll Specialist, Accounting, Auditing , Youngstown, Ohio

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