Senior Payroll Adminstrator (confidential)
This position is responsible for the accurate and timely completion of payroll processing tasks, preparation of fundings, reconciliations and related reports and responding to inquiries related to payroll processes and procedures. Additionally responsible for maintaining control of all aspects of the building, internal and external maintenance; the execution of office service processes such as sorting and delivering mail; managing internal and outgoing mail systems and maintaining office supply stock.
Calculate and enter wage assignments, garnishments, levies, workers' compensation payments, leave and disability pay; calculate and prepare manual checks and update the system with the information; process moving expenses, performance awards, education reimbursements and severance payments.
Explain payroll and time entry policies and procedures; research and respond to inquiries from management, employees and third parties.
Prepare, balance and distribute payroll funding requests and associated vendor payments for all payrolls; prepare and enter adjustments in system to correct employee records.
Review time-entry validation and other payroll reports to verify accuracy of time-entry and resulting pay implications; follow-up to ensure accurate and complete payroll entries.
Reconcile payroll-related activity accounts and interact with accounting to clear reconciling items; balance current, month-to-date and year-to-date payroll registers
Establish and maintain company and employee payroll records, including earnings and deductions and tax withholding setup and maintenance; periodically audit accuracy of system data.
Provide input and assistance for payroll projects; maintain documentation of payroll processes and procedures and recommend changes.
Perform administrative functions including responding to employment verifications, maintaining payroll files.
Perform additional responsibilities as requested or assigned.
In lieu of an Associate's degree, 10 + years of payroll administration experience will be considered equivalent.
7 + years of related experience in payroll.
Experience processing domestic and international payroll through an outside service provider (Paycom, ADP, Ceridian, etc.)
Must be proficient with Microsoft Office products, Excel and Word.
Strong math skills to calculate payments and deductions.
Good planning and organizational skills.
Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Effective analytical and problem-solving skills.
Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently.
Working knowledge of copy and postage equipment.
Certified Payroll Professional designation.