Payroll Support Specialist III

Charleston, SC
Dec 07, 2022
Dec 31, 2022
Full Time
Clearance Required:


Education Required:


US Citizenship:



Provides compensation services to employees of a government agency. The agency manages a diverse foreign affairs payroll environment, providing our services to our Civil and Senior Executive Service employees domestically, U.S. Foreign Service employees in the U.S., and overseas, and Annuity services to Foreign Service Retirees. Our services include time and attendance, payroll, annuity payments, customer support, withholding, benefits, record keeping and reporting for our employees and Annuitants.


The Compensation Technician's primary responsibilities are Time and Attendance (T&A) reporting (bi-monthly), pay calculation, individual leave accounts, allotments of pay, and other individual pay matters for those paid under local compensation plans.
  • Responsible for accuracy of calculating and processing T&A into various proprietary financial systems, ensuring timeliness and accuracy of information. This includes working accounts by organization or country code by processing a variety of transactions which affect pay, leave, taxes, benefits, and other deductions.
  • Receive, research, analyze, and process Alliances pay actions such as, but not limited to: Advance of Salary, Allowance Only, Charge' Pay, Danger Pay, Death Packages, FSN Relief Fund, General Inquiry & History, Language Incentive Pay (LIP), Lump Sum Annual Leave, New Hire (3161), Overpayment & Overpayment Responses, Post Allowance, Post Arrival Allowance (TM8), Post Departure Allowance (TM5), Post Differential, Premium Pay, Restored Leave Adjustment, Separations, SMA (Separate Maintenance Allowance), SND (Service Needs Differential), Special Allowance (Special Cost of Living Allowance), Special Post Allowance, Supplementals, T&A Processing & T&A Processing Manual Submission, YTDA (Year End Capping Payout & Year to Date Adjustment), etc.
  • Indexes emails and extracts documents to manage workload using Adobe Acrobat and the American Pay and Annuitant Pay Processing Document Imaging System (DIS). Sending responses using the Pay Intake Email Signature Guide to the sender and managing work in the Pay Intake inbox.
  • Review emails in the designated Intake folder against the Payroll Employee Action Request (PEAR) and the Annuitant Pay Processing List to ensure the request meets completeness and correctness requirements. Once validity is confirmed, e-mails will either be indexed to the employee's box in DIS or sent to the Indexing Review folder for a secondary review.

Required Qualifications
  • A four (4) year college degree in relevant area or a two-year degree with two (2) years relevant experience.
  • One year overall relevant professional experience. One (1) year of experience with mainframe, web based or client-server technologies and experience performing business systems analysis.
  • Experience performing technical task and analysis, working independently as part of a team.
  • Typical work involves analyzing transactions errors and assisting functional users in correcting these errors. Technical specialists also support the Business Process Analysts in documenting workflows, creating logical and physical system designs, developing testing plans and other systems documentation.
  • Personnel shall possess superior multi-tasking, customer service, analytical, organizational, oral and written communication skills.
  • Requires experience with computer-based applications including word-processing, spreadsheets, and database management systems. MS Excel and MS Word experience at an intermediate level is required.
  • Per federal guidelines, you may be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or willingness to obtain vaccination.

Desired Qualifications

Experience with Payroll systems and operations.


Minimum/General Experience: Educational requirement should be a four (4) year college degree in relevant area or a two-year degree with two (2) years relevant experience.



Why MIL?

The MIL Corporation (MIL) is a dynamic workforce of industry professionals who deliver world-class solutions in cyber, engineering, financial management, and information technology - and we are looking for candidates like you! Whether you're fresh out of college, the military, or well into your professional services career, MIL has great job opportunities that might be a great fit.

Here at MIL, we pride ourselves on the family-like environment instilled amongst our team. Our employees love working here and it truly shows through our various recognitions & awards. Some of our most recent awards include:
  • 2021-2022, Top Workplaces USA award (Energage)
  • 2017-2022 Top Workplaces Award, Greater Washington Area (The Washington Post)
  • 2018-2022 Certified Great Workplace, Great Place to Work®
      • 2021 & 2022, Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services™
      • 2021 Fortune Best Workplaces for Millennials™
      • 2018 Fortune, Great Place to Work: Best Place to Work for Diversity
  • 2020- 2022, 2017, Top Workplace Award, South Carolina (Greenville Business Magazine, Columbia Business Monthly, and Charleston Business Magazine)
  • 2022 Freedom Award, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), Department of Defense
  • 2018, Above & Beyond Award, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), Department of Defense

If your goal is to help the federal government deploy leading technologies, improve financial management, or defend the nation in cyberspace, MIL welcomes you. Become a part of something greater, where you, the people, make the difference.

The MIL Corporation is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.