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Specialist, Payroll

Date:  Dec 31, 2020

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46278

Store # - Mall Name:  Corporate Office

General Description

Are you a numbers person? Ever been accused of being too organized, or needing everything in its place? Perhaps you also like talking to people with issues and helping them solve the problem, and customer service is where you shine? The payroll specialist position may be the role for you. We are looking for someone to join the payroll team who understands that we can have fun and still being great at our jobs. Our employees work hard for the company, and we believe in working hard to ensure that they never have to worry about their paycheck. We are an innovative department that will continue to look for ways to change processes for more accurate payrolls, so the ideal candidate for this role needs to be open to changes and willing to offer suggestions when they see improvements that can be made. The Payroll Specialist will ensure accurate processing and recording of company’s payroll, provide timely and accurate financial information, and participate in daily data entry for payroll processing.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform daily payroll department operations 
  • Manage workflow to ensure all payroll transactions are processed accurately and timely 
  • Reconcile payroll prior to transmission and validate confirmed reports 
  • Understand proper taxation of employer paid benefits 
  • Process accurate and timely year-end reporting when necessary (W-2, W-2c, etc) 
  • Develop ad hoc financial and operational reporting as needed 
  • Research and email appropriate audience of file issues 
  • Respond to employee issues/questions 

Job Required Knowledge & Skills

  • High School Diploma/GED. 
  • No prior payroll experience required, but preferred.
  • Working knowledge of payroll best practices. 
  • Strong knowledge of federal and state regulations. 
  • Strong PC skills including proficiency in Excel. 
  • Strong work ethic and team player. 
  • High degree of professionalism. 
  • Ability to deal sensitively with confidential material 
  • Strong interpersonal (verbal and written) communication skills 

Reports To

Payroll Manager  

Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis