Oct 03, 2019

Payroll Specialist

  • WGI
  • West Palm Beach, FL, USA
Full-Time Administration Finance

Job Description

At WGI, you will find talented, passionate associates providing exceptional service in collaborative, team-driven environments, all while having fun and enjoying the work they do. WGI prides its reputation as one of the nation's top consulting firms -- and our awards support our beliefs. We strive to stay ahead of the curve investing in the latest tools and technology. We are always looking for remarkable individuals to join our team and help expand our visionary approach. If you think you are an innovative team-player and want to shape your community, join our WGI team today!

We are currently seeking a Payroll Specialist with 3+ years of professional experience to be part of our Accounting Division in our West Palm Beach, FL office.


Job Duties:

  • Ensure the weekly approval and posting of employee timesheets by internal deadline and provide quality control review of approved timesheets.
  • Through coordination with Human Resources, maintain employee records related to payroll; ensure that employee changes are entered correctly and made on a timely basis; review changes for proper authorization and adherence to company policy including compliance with federal/state/local regulations.
  • Submit bi-weekly payroll to third party payroll processing firm by deadlines to ensure timely pay biweekly.
  • Prepare requests for the transmission of non-tax payments to third parties (401k, HSA, FSA, garnishments, etc.)
  • Work with accounting team on preparation of payroll entries.
  • Support employee questions related to pay, deductions and vacation balances.
  • Keeps abreast of payroll processing system and changes in wage and tax laws.
  • Ensure proper pay and taxation of any special benefits such as moving, tuition, benefits, etc.
  • Register the company for withholding, unemployment, local taxes, etc. in any new states as needed.
  • Complete requests from regulatory agencies as needed.
  • Ensure timely filing by third party provider of all tax filings including annual W2s and 1095c.
  • Support accounting team in processing employee expense reports.
  • Support annual audits (401k, Workers Comp, etc.).
  • Ensure cross-training on critical payroll functions.


Job Requirements:

  • Associate degree in Business Administration/Finance required, Accounting degree preferred.
  • Three plus years in a Payroll position performing all payroll functions; three years additional payroll office experience in lieu of Associate's degree.
  • Certified Payroll Professional credentials.
  • Multi-state payroll processing experience.
  • Strong skills using and understanding the flow of transactions in an integrated and automated payroll accounting system.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise extreme discretion.
  • Excellent problem solving/judgment skills, and high level of attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong organizational skills, and the ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks and meet all deadlines.
  • Prior experience with Deltek VISION and Ceridian Dayforce desired.


If you have what it takes to join our growing organization and want to be part of a dedicated team, please submit your resume for review by our Talent Acquisition Team. WGI provides a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and an outstanding work environment.  EOE

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