Payroll Specialist

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Job Responsibilities

Perform all payroll activities to include new client conversion, payroll set up and processing, ACH set up, supplemental payrolls, and payroll delivery and client maintenance. Use payroll/other related software.

Job Functions
  • QA and setup new client data in payroll software
  • Assist with processing garnishments
  • Package and/or deliver payrolls
  • Process and reconcile payroll issues
  • Assist with ACH preparation, positive pay and execution activities
  • Process supplemental payrolls
  • Assist with the maintenance of employee files, maintain miscellaneous records
  • Conduct client payroll maintenance
  • Research and investigate payroll related issues/problems
  • Prepare reports for regulatory agencies, clients, and others as requested
  • Provide client/employees tax related information
  • Assist with PTO policy set up and maintenance
  • Assist with timeclock set up and maintenance
  • Assist with the filing of payroll taxes
  • Assist with payroll reconciliation error report
  • Assist with child support, garnishment and other employee questionnaires
  • Answer and screen incoming telephone calls on an as needed basis
  • Stay current in payroll related field
  • Post all receivables in on a daily Basis
  • Make collection calls as needed
  • Work with other departments as needed (HR, Benefits, Safety/Risk, Accounting, System Analyst)
Working Conditions
  • Pleasant office environment
  • Professional staff
  • Fast paced
  • Some auto travel to and from client locations mostly in New Orleans and Metairie area; however could extend to Baton Rouge or further.
  • Regular hours, overtime when requested
  • Exposure to a variety of people and business types
Tool and Equipment Use
  • Standard computers and printers
  • Microsoft Office series
  • eEmpACT software
  • Fax machine
  • Copy machine
  • Telephone systems

  • High School Diploma or equivalency
Continuing Education Requirements
  • Completion of a minimum of 16 hours per year of continuing education seminar/coursework in payroll and related topics.
  • One year performing payroll operations for small to medium sized (250+ employee) company or PEO.
  • One year or more administrative experience.
  • Computer literate in all Microsoft applications; ability to handle multi phone line system

  • Business mathematics
  • Word processing
  • Self motivated
  • Attention to detail.
  • Good verbal and written communicator
  • Good interpersonal relations
  • Attention to details and follow through
  • Good listener
  • Work in team environment
Physical Requirements
  • Lift and carry 20 to 35 pounds
Location: Metairie, LA
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