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Payroll Specialist

Company: Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Lutheran Social Service MNis a dynamic social service organization serving children, youth and families, people with disabilities, older adults and military veterans. Trustworthiness is a value and strength shared by our employees and recognized by the communities we serve. We offer an ALIVE Workplace (Supportive, Positive and Fun) and careers that challenge, energize and rewards employees. Consider joining us!

Experience in UKG recommended. Starts at $25/hr!

As a Payroll Specialist you will perform all payroll functions, provide guidance on complex issues for employees and supervisors, and help ensure compliance with current payroll regulations. You will process the transmittal of a semi-monthly payroll. You will process payroll adjustments and special items related to taxes, benefit payments and fringe benefits. You will provide guidance to supervisors on the payroll Kronos timekeeping system. You will document internal controls and maintain a procedure manual/documentation for all payroll procedures. You will review and solve complex issues as they occur, assist in the reconciliation of payroll general ledger and benefit accounts with vendor invoices and collaborate with others to ensure that payroll systems are current and that payroll and billing are accurate. You will submit tax and payroll-related invoices for payment. You will review and analyze current payroll, benefit and tax procedures to recommend and implement changes and audit payroll balance sheets, YTD earning and deductions.


Minimum Requirements:

  • A two yearcollege degree or equivalent education or experience.
  • A minimum of two years of payroll experience, includinggarnishments, benefit deduction reconciliation and tax filing.
  • Certified Payroll Professional certification or working toward Certified Compensation Professional is desired.
  • Great Plains experience is desired.
  • Kronos Workforce payroll and timekeeping experience is desired.
  • Excel knowledge required.
  • Experience with ADP services (tax and garnishment filing and ipay statements) a plus.
  • Strong computer and math skills and the ability to learn new systems.
  • Well-organized and detail-oriented to accurately complete work in a timely manner.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to manage a variety of on-going tasks and projects and prioritize/organize work on a daily basis.
  • Technical knowledge of the payroll process and the ability to respond to payroll questions in a professional manner.
  • Ability to research and resolve problems independently and/or as part of a team.

    Lutheran Social Service of MN is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of all people regardless of gender, race, culture, religion, ethnicity, protected veteran status and/ordisability. We actively foster an environment that is free of racism, discrimination, bias, and harassment where all individuals are treated with dignity, safety and respect.

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota, St. Paul , Payroll Specialist, Other , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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