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Payroll Specialist II

Hunter Hamilton Kansas City Contractor
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The Payroll team is responsible for all activities required to complete the payroll process. The Payroll Specialist will work as part of the Payroll team and will be primarily responsible for maintaining and processing all aspects of the weekly and biweekly payroll for all US employees. In addition, this position will serve as a key resource in other payroll related areas, such as expense processing, account reconciliations, and adhoc reporting. All will be accomplished while utilizing the current Infor/Lawson HR system.

Payroll Specialist Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform all aspects of the “full” weekly/bi-weekly payroll process, including but not limited to garnishment processing, bank reconciliations, time tracking and paid time off accruals.

  • Utilize Infor/Lawson HRIS to complete payroll tasks

  • Perform duties related to reporting, W-2 reconciliations, and annual filings

  • Assist with the planning and integration of new companies

  • Make recommendations on new or improved systems and processes

  • Perform any other duties to ensure the smooth running of the payroll group

  • Conducts all activities in a safe and efficient manner

  • Performs other duties as assigned

  • Demonstrates and promotes the company vision

  • Regular attendance and punctuality

The ideal candidate would possess :

  • Must be able to maintain confidential information

  • Advance Excel skills required

  • Strong computer skills, organizational skills, and attention to detail abilities.

  • Excellent communication (oral and written)

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and perform multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Ability to learn new techniques, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies

  • Experience with Lawson HRIS and Accounting programs required

Basic Minimum Qualifications :

  • High school diploma or equivalent, plus at least one-year payroll or accounting experience

  • 8+ years of Payroll experience or accounting experience


Recommended skills

Attention To Detail
Bank Reconciliations


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Payroll Specialist II
Estimated Salary: $54K
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Hunter Hamilton offers contract, consulting and project engagements, in addition to executive and retained search opportunities, for proven professionals who specialize in financial reporting, analysis, general accounting, treasury, audit and tax. With a highly experienced sales and recruiting team focused on personalized service, our mission is to help established firms and new organizations connect with experienced finance and accounting professionals, allowing both to focus and excel within their core competencies.  If you are looking for the right opportunity to showcase your talent, connect with Hunter Hamilton today!

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