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Senior Payroll Specialist

Nesco Resource Westerville Full-Time
$22.00 - $25.48 / hour
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Our client is looking for a Senior Payroll Specialist to join their team on a contract-to-hire basis.  This person will undertake a range of payroll administration activities to ensure an effective support service to the payroll office function.

Responsibilities:
 

You will handle the payroll processing and oversee the payroll team.  Experience with wage garnishments and tax withholding preferred.  You will oversee a payroll volume of 50,000 associates across 3 divisions in multiple states.   



Your Day-To-Day Responsibilities:



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You will handle the payroll processing and oversee the payroll team.  Experience with wage garnishments and tax withholding preferred.  You will oversee a payroll volume of 50,000 associates across 3 divisions in multiple states.   
Responsibilities:
Inputs data to computerized payroll systems to prepare weekly, biweekly, and monthly payroll, including updating and adjusting employee master file records upon notice of changes to deductions or status.  Performs system data loads.


  • Completes payroll processing activities, such as:  computes wage and overtime payments, calculates and records payroll deductions, and processes requests for off-cycle payments.

  • Prints manual checks and releases information keyed into computerized payroll systems into online banking systems.

  • Answers complex questions (via email and phone) from employees and management regarding payroll matters.  Ensures compliance with payroll policies and procedures.

  • May audit earnings and deduction totals, review system output (e.g., registers and reports), determine and correct out-of-balance conditions, and prepare special reports for management.

  • Performs standard administrative tasks, including answering phones, preparing reports, maintaining records, and tracking information using case management tool.

  • Audits and processes payroll information submitted by Business Partners for accuracy, policy compliance, and completeness.

  • Approval of staff overtime as needed according to business criteria.

  • Authorizing payroll transactions according to business criteria.




  • Lead medium to complex projects associated to payroll and timekeeping processing.




  • Handle customer and business service escalations within department.

  • Maintains confidentiality of employee and company data.


Requirements:


  • Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) and/or Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) designation (preferred)

  • Three to five (3-5+) years of experience in payroll, multi-state payroll processing required

  • Considerable knowledge of payroll practices, particularly with stock options, including local, state, and federal policies and regulations in a medium to large company required

  • Able to keep confidential with sensitive information

  • Functional knowledge of automated large scale payroll application like ADP Vantage, Altipro or Workday required.

  • Excellent computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheet, and email applications required

  • Ability to cultivate & maintain strong customer relationships required

  • Bi-Lingual in Spanish preferred

  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills required

    • Strong organizational skills required

    • Ability to resolve complex payroll issues required




Requirements: Nesco Resource is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics with respect to employment opportunities.
 
 

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