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Payroll Specialist

Creative Financial Staffing Fort Wayne Full-Time
$45,000.00 - $55,000.00 / year
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Payroll Specialist

Our client is a leading service organization in the mortgage industry and is looking to add a Payroll Specialist. The company boasts a team-oriented culture and provides its employees with the tools and training necessary to perform.


  • The Payroll Specialist will compile payroll data such as hours worked, taxes, and insurance to be withheld, and employee identification number, from time sheets and other records.
  • Enter data into payroll system to compute wages and deductions.
  • Post data to payroll records.
  • Reviews wage computed and correct errors to ensure accuracy of payroll.
  • Record changes affecting net wages such as exemptions, insurance coverage, and loan payments for each employee to update master payroll records.
  • Record data concerning transfer of employees between departments.
  • Prorate expenses to be debited or credited to each department for cost accounting records.
  • Prepare periodic reports of earnings, taxes, and deductions.
  • Keep records of leave pay and nontaxable wages.
  • Prepare and issues paychecks.

Payroll Specialist Requirements/Experience:

• Two-year degree and minimum two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

• Certified Payroll Professional (CPP), preferred.

• Strong working knowledge of MS Office including Word and Excel.

• Must maintain industry standard training according to company policies. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Ability to read, write, and communicate at a level consistent with the requirements of this position.

• Must be comfortable working with, and able to make good decisions and meet deadlines.

• Ability to write accurate reports and documents; holds self to a high level of quality.

• Must be self-motivated and enthusiastic to obtain personal and company goals.

• Ability to stay organized to easily retrieve information and documents as needed.

• Must maintain knowledge and stay current with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) employment law.

• The Payroll Specialist will have flexibility to adapt to peak periods of heavy workload and pressure

For more information about this opportunity, please email your resume in strict confidence to Maggie Dillon at mdillon@cfstaffing.com today!

Keywords: payroll, payroll processing, Payroll Specialist, Paylocity, accounting 

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Financial Analysis
Payroll Regulations
Labor Laws


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Payroll Specialist
$45,000.00 - $55,000.00 / year
Estimated Salary: $78K
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Creative Financial Staffing (CFS) is one of the world’s largest, privately owned accounting and financial placement companies. Since our founding in 1994, CFS has established numerous offices in the United States and the Caribbean.

Understanding & delivering: We understand the requirements of our clients and we have the resources to provide these clients with exceptional talent.

Highly qualified professionals at every level: We ensure the quality of our recruits by subjecting them to some of the most rigorous screening in the industry. As a result, major employers (Fortune 500 companies, privately-owned companies, and small businesses) increasingly rely on CFS to staff crucial positions ranging from CFOs to accounting clerks.

Personal attention: Time and time again our clients commend us on our individual focus and service. Client and recruit satisfaction is the most important part of our business, and we work hard to ensure that each placement we do is the absolute best.

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