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Payroll Specialist with Well-Known Non-Profit at Creative Financial Staffing

Payroll Specialist with Well-Known Non-Profit

Creative Financial Staffing Boston, MA Full-Time
$40,000.00 - $55,000.00 / year
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Creative Financial Staffing is working with a non-profit organization looking to find a Payroll Specialist to join their team.

About the Organization Seeking a Payroll Specialist:

  • Our client is a nonprofit human services organization that each year provides more than 100,000 low income residents in the Greater Boston region with the tools and resources needed to transition from poverty to stability and from stability to success
  • They uses a comprehensive approach that systematically addresses the range of barriers faced by households in poverty, from day-to-day crises to longterm needs for jobs and education
  • This organization has great longevity in the careers of its employees, with many staying five, ten, or more years in the organization

Expected Background of the Payroll Specialist:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field; experience may replace degree in the correct circumstance
  • 4-6 years' experience in full-cycle payroll with bi-weekly and weekly processing experience
  • Above average proficiency in payroll software
  • Sage payroll experience major plus

Responsibilities of the Payroll Specialist:

  • Assist with the design of systems; direct the collection, calculation, and entering of data to maintain payroll information.
  • Oversee processing of payroll changes (e.g. new hires, terminations, raises) and system upgrades
  • Coordinate timekeeping and payroll systems
  • Ensure compliance with relevant laws and internal policies
  • Establish/maintain employee records; ensure that employee changes (i.e., status changes, tax withholdings, benefits deductions, time off accruals, etc.) are entered correctly into all applicable systems, and that information is updated
  • Responsible for weekly certified payroll reporting, union and/or prevailing wage calculations
  • Responsible for the coordination efforts between payroll, human resources, operations and other departments to ensure proper flow and maintenance of employee data (including preparation/distribution of detailed reports, e.g. labor hours, overtime, leave balances, headcount, and ad hoc reports)
  • Manage monthly, quarterly and annual filings and reporting

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