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Payroll Specialist

S Sioux City, NE

Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Accounting/Finance Job ID: 051-DH37 Pay Rate: $45 - $53k DOE

Job Description

Payroll Specialist | $45 - $53k DOE
Mon - Fri, 8A - 5P

Large, local, diverse client with multiple locations needs a Payroll Specialist to be responsible for the preparation, disbursement, and accurate processing of their payroll in a multi-state environment using labor/time and attendance and payroll processing systems. They will also support the Payroll Supervisor in processing payroll. 

Responsibilities of Payroll Specialist will include: 

  • Carry out the payroll processing cycle through completion by ensuring timesheet compliance, approvals, import/export of data and reconciliation between systems.
  • Ensure payrolls are processed and committed in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Review personnel time sheets utilizing an electronic timesheet software for compliance with company policy, government contract (as applicable) and state/federal regulatory requirements.
  • Manages workflow to ensure all payroll transactions are processed accurately and timely.
  • Works closely with Human Resources, Benefits Administrators and Finance on payroll related issues and interconnected processes.
  • Prepares various payroll and management reports, reviews labor distribution postings, reconciles/ reviews quarterly payroll tax reports for any variances and processes adjustments as needed.
  • Reviews and maintain accurate payroll records and employee files including various payroll tracking logs.
  • Complete, verify, and process forms and documentation for administration of garnishments, authorized payroll deductions, unemployment claims, and employment verifications etc.
  • Responds to employee inquiries and requests regarding payroll matters.

Payroll Specialist Requirements: 

  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Business desired, Accounting or equivalent work experience
  • FPC or CPP certification a plus
  • 4-5 years of experience in payroll processing for large number of employees and tax filings
  • Looking for construction payroll experience i.e. per diem, gov't contracting
  • Working knowledge of payroll best practices
  • Extensive experience processing and reviewing multi-state payroll.
  • Strong knowledge of federal, state, and local tax regulations.
  • Advanced computer skills and proficient with MS Office
  • Experience with Dayforce HCM & Costpoint data management systems preferred
  • Experience with Union Contract Bargaining Agreements (CBA) preferred
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to develop, prioritize, organize and accomplish work
  • Strong work ethic and team player
  • Ability to analyze information and evaluate options to choose the best solution and solve problems

EEO/AA Employer; Pre-employment physical, drug screen and background check may be required. 

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