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Payroll Administrator

Vaco Staffing Atlanta Full-Time
$55,000.00 - $60,000.00 / year
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Vaco is seeking an experienced, service-oriented Payroll Administrator to join the HR team with a great wholesale insurance client of ours. The Payroll Administrator is responsible for performing all activities necessary for full-cycle payroll processing and daily timekeeping requirements. This position also maintains data in the HRIS and provides support for various HR initiatives and functions, including employment verifications, organizational charts, vendor file feeds, communications, etc. It is critical the Payroll Administrator can professionally and effectively communicate with employees and managers. This is a Direct Hire role paying $55-$60K.

Job Duties:

  • Coordinates payroll processing and related payroll tax duties, resolving issues as necessary
  • Prepares payroll and GL reports for tax filing and accounting requirements
  • Processes garnishments and child support requests
  • Uploads 401K, profit sharing and loan contributions to the retirement savings system
  • Responsible for timely transfer of funds and data to bank, tax service, and other vendors
  • Supports benefit eligibility files, including making manual updates when appropriate
  • Maintains timesheets daily and completes audits bi-weekly communicating with employees and managers
  • Processes data changes in the HRIS related to personal, job and payroll related information
  • Maintains vendor relationships with HRIS and tax service providers
  • Supports compensation processes including the annual merit and promotion cycles
  • Administers employee PTO program, including calendars, adjustments, and reporting
  • Assists with employee inquiries regarding timekeeping and payroll issues, policies, and procedures, escalating when appropriate
  • Creates and generates a variety of reports using UltiPro, and distributes them appropriately
  • Responds to audit requests collecting required data from the HRIS and other members of HR as needed
  • Responds to employment verification requests
  • Maintains all organizational charts for the company
  • Provides support and back-up for various HR projects and initiatives

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of HR and payroll experience, preferably within a professional services environment
  • 4-year college degree in business, HR, or a related field is preferred
  • Prior experience with end-to-end payroll processing is required
  • Must have previous HRIS experience; UltiPro background is a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a strong customer service orientation are required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Products, particularly Excel, is mandatory.
  • Demonstrated ability to be discrete and handle confidential, sensitive matters appropriately.
  • Detail-oriented, efficient and organized with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Must possess a positive demeanor, professionalism and the ability to work independently.
  • Client service excellence is mandatory; able to effectively support employees at all levels.
  • Works effectively in a fast-paced environment and work constructively under pressure.
  • Strong analytical skills and detail-orientation are necessary.
  • Able to organize work flow so that multiple deadlines are met effectively.
  • Must have the ability to build rapport, inspire confidence, establish trust and credibility, and be a part of a team

Recommended skills

Attention To Detail
Professional Attitude
Client Rapport
Profit Sharing
Verbal Communication


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Payroll Administrator
$55,000.00 - $60,000.00 / year
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Vaco Staffing is a division of the fastest growing recruiting firm in Nashville. Vaco Staffing is a customer-focused, premier provider of administrative, accounting and financial employment solutions. Our internal team is comprised of professionals with over 32 years combined experience in placement and staffing industries. Our strength is our ability to match talented and experienced professionals to the unique business needs of the client. Our team-based approach allows us to develop effective, customized solutions quickly and efficiently. We strive to build long-term relationships, and to provide higher quality service and produce better results. We provide contingent staffing as well as permanent placement in the following areas:

  • Office/ Administrative support
  • Staff Accountants
  • Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable
  • Credit and Collections
  • Customer Service
  • Bookkeepers

    Vaco Staffing
    is a division of Vaco, LLC. Our sister divisions, Vaco Resources, Vaco Technology, Vaco Financial and Continuum Search provide highly skilled, seasoned professionals for finance, accounting, IT and executive search needs.

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