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Payroll Specialist

Company: Aerotek
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

Description: This position assists with the bi-weekly processing of payroll for the enterprise, in compliance with company policy and all federal, state, and local regulations. This includes managing payroll preparation, reporting and record retention. Assesses and documents payroll processes and procedures and implements changes as needed. This position has primary responsibility for time tracking, garnishments, leave administration, and payroll account reconciliations. A Day in the Life: Manage integrity of payroll system to ensure compliance with changing laws and regulations. Work closely with HRIS partner on requirements and coordinate testing by payroll team as needed for payroll configuration changes and periodic system releases. Ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to those regulations, and advising management on needed actions. Serve as team expert for payroll time tracking, including resolving issues and generating audit reports. Ensure accurate and timely deduction of garnishments and wage withholding orders, including timely remittance to agencies. Partner with benefit leave administrator to calculate leave pay. Partner with other areas as needed, such as HR Business Partners and Compensation. Develops communications to associates on payroll related issues and communicate with areas within the organization to ensure information sharing. Coordinate, manage and provide data for internal and external audits as required along with required and requested reporting throughout the organization. Responsible for setting and maintaining audit schedule to be proactive for audit requirements. Critically review and analyze current payroll procedures to recommend and implement changes leading to process improvement and best practices. Build customer relationships and resolve customer issues. Act as back-up for other payroll team members. Nice to Have: Certified Payroll Professional CPP certificate is desirable. Experience with report-writing, report evaluation and analysis Skills: payroll processing, leave administration, garnishments, hris Top Skills Details: Payroll Processing Leave Administration Garnishments HRIS Payroll Additional Skills & Qualifications: Additional Job Description Required Skills and Experiences: BS or BA in business, accounting or other related field and 5 years payroll experience, or 9 years of payroll experience in lieu of a degree or equivalent military experience. Current knowledge of payroll procedures, practices, wage and hour regulations and taxes and wage withholding orders. Advanced user of Microsoft Excel Ability to analyze information, develop sound recommendations and present data to provide effective decision making. Experience with an integrated payroll system, preferably Workday. Communication and interpersonal skills to include effective oral and written communication and the ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships. Planning skills to include problem solving and project coordination. Organization skills to include objective decision-making. Customer service skills. Nice to Have: Certified Payroll Professional CPP certificate is desirable. Experience with report-writing, report evaluation and analysis Experience Level: Entry Level About Aston Carter: Aston Carter is a distinguished global provider of recruitment and staffing services to companies requiring highly specialized business professionals. As a Best of Staffing-- Client and Talent leader, Aston Carter has an unrivaled commitment to delivering first class service to clients and business professionals across a variety of disciplines, including Accounting and Finance as well as Governance, Risk and Compliance. With more than 60 offices across Europe, Asia Pacific and North America, Aston Carter provides local, regional and global expertise to drive value and meet our customers' unique needs. Aston Carter is a division of Aerotek. Aerotek is an operating company of Allegis Group, a global talent solutions provider. The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Aerotek, St. Paul , Payroll Specialist, Human Resources , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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