Icon hamburger
What job do you want?
Apply to this job.
Think you're the perfect candidate?
Apply Now

You’re being taken to an external site to apply.

Enter your email below to receive job recommendations for similar positions.

Senior Payroll Specialist (UltiPro)

TriSource Bethesda Full-Time
Apply Now

Job Summary:

The Senior Payroll Specialist  processes bi-weekly payroll for 700+ employees and works closely with the Payroll Manager to promote and support various payroll processes.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

§  Payroll - Process bi-weekly payroll responsibilities, including:

o   Responsible for overall management of UltiPro payroll system.

o   Coordinate payroll processes with the Human Resources team.

o   Manage UltiPro Time Management system and support employees and managers using the system by planning, training, resolving issues, and monitoring activity/user behavior for best practices.

o   Monitor federal and state tax withholding information and direct deposit data provided by employees.

o   Review payroll preview and process payroll run.

o   Process bi-weekly 401(k) payroll-related activities as well as review and reperform company match calculations.

o   Register for employer tax accounts for state and local withholding and unemployment accounts.

o   Generate ad-hoc payroll reports.

o   Respond to all payroll-related correspondence and resolve in a timely manner.

o   Provide customer service to employees in areas that relate to their pay, benefits, and taxes.

o   Prepare journal entries pertaining to all payrolls and commissions, as well as stock, funding, and 401k entries.

o   Complete account reconciliations related to the payroll department.

o   Audit bi-weekly payroll and provide audit support for internal and external auditors; external audits may include functions such as 401k and Workers Compensation.

o   Answer payroll questions for the monthly financial review meeting.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

§   Extensive experience with UltiPro system and related processes preferred.

§   Excellent communication skills, professional presentation, and keen attention to details.

§   Discretion in dealing with highly sensitive and confidential information.

§   Strong and independent problem-solving skills.

§   Ability to team well with others to solve payroll questions and support the Payroll Department.

§   Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office, with extensive use of Excel.

§   Demonstrated ability to multi-task.

§   Willingness to identify improvements to existing processes and work creatively with the Payroll Manager to manage personnel growth needs.

Skills required

Financial Statements
Financial Analysis
Payroll Regulations
Labor Laws


Salary Estimator

Based on Job Title, Location and Skills
Below Avg. Average Above Avg.

Career Path

See the next step in your career
Senior Payroll Specialist (UltiPro)
Estimated Salary: $78K
Apply to this job.
Think you're the perfect candidate?
Apply Now

Help us improve CareerBuilder by providing feedback about this job: Report this job

Report this Job

Once a job has been reported, we will investigate it further. If you require a response, submit your question or concern to our Trust and Site Security Team


For your privacy and protection, when applying to a job online, never give your social security number to a prospective employer, provide credit card or bank account information, or perform any sort of monetary transaction. Learn more.

By applying to a job using CareerBuilder you are agreeing to comply with and be subject to the CareerBuilder Terms and Conditions for use of our website. To use our website, you must agree with the Terms and Conditions and both meet and comply with their provisions.

TriSource is a full-service staffing agency that specializes in the recruitment of candidates in the fields of Accounting, Finance, Healthcare and Information Technology.Our goal is to establish professional, long term relationships with clients and assist with finding the ideal candidates for their opportunities in these areas of business.
We pride ourselves in developing strong relationships with both our clients and candidates, providing superior customer service while making ideal, long lasting placements.

View the full profile