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Payroll Manager/Supervisor

Milwaukee, WI 53202

Posted: 07/18/19 Job Number: 114666 Pay Rate: 20.00
HireLevel is looking for a Payroll Specialist with our client in Milwaukee, WI.   

Job Category: Full-Time, Contract
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Compensation: Based on Experience
Similar Positions: Benefit Coordinator, Payroll Processor

Responsibilities of Payroll Specialist:
  • Responsible to ensure the timely and accurate preparation and delivery of the organization’s payroll.  
  • Ensures appropriate withholding of federal, state and local income taxes, and works directly with the Payroll Tax team regarding any issues or concerns that may arise. 
  • Ensures all other voluntary and involuntary deductions are taken and accounted for throughout the payroll life cycle; to include (but not limited to) benefits, 401k, United Way, garnishments, etc. 
  • Knowledge of ADP GlobalView / ADP PCPW payroll system preferred. 
  • Knowledge of Workday HCM and Payroll system preferred. 
  • Responds to all inquiries relating to payroll and payroll systems. 
  • Ensures complete pay information is properly recorded and accurately calculated for each payroll cycle. 
  • Reviews payroll reports to identify potential problems and contacts business units to resolve discrepancies as needed. 
  • Reviews payroll quality assurance reports; performs analysis and takes appropriate action where results fall outside of established standards. 
  • Provides ongoing support through day-to-day activities and deliverables. 
  • Coordinates and executes all activities relating to year-end bonus payments and other year-end activities impacting employees. 
  • Provides customer and stakeholder support for issues that arise, and helps with planning for problem resolution along with mitigation of issues on a go-forward basis. 
  • Recommends, develops and implements changes to processes, procedures and workflows, leading to greater efficiency and accuracy throughout the US payroll operations.  
  • Works closely with ADP’s managed services team. 
  • Reviews and assists with vendor enhancements and program changes to upgrade the payroll system as necessary. 
  • Analysis, research, problem resolution and administration of payroll processes. Specific processes could include payroll accounting, G/L Interface, account reconciliation, accruals, tax reporting/payments, T&A interfaces, garnishment processing, leave accruals, W-2 Processing, W-2C’s, etc. 
  • Provides payroll reports and other information as needed/requested. 
  • Adheres to and completed all activities related to SOX and internal control compliance. 

Requirements of Payroll Specialist: 
  • Degree in business related discipline (Business, Accounting, Finance, HR, etc.), or the equivalent of combination of education and work experience 
  • Minimum of 3 years hand on experience in payroll processing and associated activities 
  • Working knowledge of payroll tax 
  • Strong knowledge of payroll policies, procedures, regulations, and systems for payroll/tax reporting 
  • Creative analytical and problem solving background 
  • Demonstrates analytical strengths in payroll environment 
  • Must be a customer-focused, self-driven, results-oriented individual with an emphasis on quality, detail and accuracy 
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint 
  • Individuals who have union reporting, accounting and time and attendance experience preferred
  • Must be able to meet client’s background and drug testing requirements.

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