Payroll Specialist

  • Select Portfolio Servicing, Inc.
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • Dec 27, 2018
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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

Experience level of the applicant we want

Some work experience, Graduate