We are looking for a Payroll Specialist to join our team. This candidate will work to ensure our payroll expenses and taxes are paid correctly and on time, while liaising with other professionals.
Our ideal candidate is analytical and methodical, with experience in payroll administration and deep knowledge of payroll regulations. We also value integrity, team spirit and strong organizational skills.
Your goal will be to ensure our payroll procedures are compliant, efficient and current.
Process bi-weekly employee payroll payments on time and through the appropriate channels
Coordinate timekeeping and payroll systems
Oversee processing of payroll changes (e.g new hires, terminations, pay changes, etc.) and system upgrades
Ensure compliance with relevant laws, internal policies, and payroll tax obligations
Liaise with auditors and payroll tax audits
Collaborate with Human Resources (HR) and accounting teams
Maintain accurate records and prepare reports
Resolve issues and answer payroll-related questions
Proven experience as a payroll specialist
Current knowledge of payroll procedures and related laws
Excellent understanding of multi-location payroll and taxes
Familiarity with payroll software/ HRIS (e.g. SAP, ADP, Kronos) and MS Office (especially Excel)
A keen eye for detail
An analytical mind and good math skills
Outstanding communication skills (written and oral)
Organizational and leadership skills
BA in Business Administration, Accounting, Human Resources or related field; professional certification (e.g. CPP, CPM) is a plus