Payroll Specialist

Employer
Addison Professional Financial Search LLC
Location
Gaithersburg, MD
Posted
Jul 20, 2019
Closes
Jul 23, 2019
Ref
222799306
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
Our client, located in the DC/Metro Area, is looking for a dynamic Payroll Specialist to work closely with staff and senior management to coordinate all supporting functions related to the payroll process, corresponding provider software, and plan-sponsored benefit plans.Primary Responsibilities The Payroll Specialist will process semi-monthly payroll in a timely manner and direct deductions to proper channels Appropriately operate payroll software and act as point-of-contact for software-related issues The Payroll Specialist will review business-related expense accounts and reporting to ensure all payments are funding from proper sources and with correct authorization The Payroll Specialist will prepare reports by compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability (if applicable), and nontaxable wages Upload investment options file and submit ACH payments to third-party provider and plan-sponsor websites (ex. 401(k) and HSA/FSA plans) The Payroll Specialist will reconcile payroll and benefits entries and maintain related general ledgers Process garnishments, notifying proper authorities of changes or updates as applicable The Payroll Specialist will balance state unemployment insurance taxation and maintain payment records Qualifications 3+ Years' experience in payroll accounting (or related experience) Communicate effectively with all members of staff regarding payroll Keep all information confidential, acting with definite tact and professionalism Display strong attention to detail and an ability to focus under pressure Our client, located in the DC/Metro Area, is looking for a dynamic Payroll Specialist to work closely with staff and senior management to coordinate all supporting functions related to the payroll process, corresponding provider software, and plan-sponsored benefit plans.Qualifications 3+ Years' experience in payroll accounting (or related experience) Communicate effectively with all members of staff regarding payroll Keep all information confidential, acting with definite tact and professionalism Display strong attention to detail and an ability to focus under pressure

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