This position is responsible for administering payroll and human resources data processing functions for salaried, hourly or commissioned personnel. Directly responsible for accurate and timely maintenance and audit of master file, payroll related transactions, payroll processing and delivery.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Administers timely and accurate regular payroll processing items, including on-cycle, off-cycle, commission and bonus items while maintaining strict confidentiality of information reviewed and processed.
Processes special or exception items, including reversals, voids, deductions and quarterly/year-end payroll items.
Prepares, reviews and takes appropriate action on audit reports to verify data integrity. Prepares ad-hoc reports using human resources information systems (HRIS) system information.
Researches, validates and corrects employee data in payroll system delivering a high level of quality customer service. Works with department members, management and/or employees to identify issues and achieve timely resolutions.
Other duties may be assigned.
No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
High School diploma (Associates degree preferred) with a minimum of three years full service payroll experience, payroll processing experience required.
CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES
Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC), Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) preferred.
Ability to comprehend and interpret instructions, short correspondence, memos and to ask clarifying questions to ensure understanding. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from clients, co-workers and/or supervisor. Ability to effectively present information to an internal department and/or large groups of employees.
Knowledge of payroll processes including data entry, pay calculations, tax and benefits etc. Requires basic knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate simple figures such as percentages.
Ability to solve problems involving complex options in variable situations. Requires basic analytical skills.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES
PeopleSoft knowledge required. Proficient in the use of Microsoft applications.
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY
Decisions made with general understanding of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor.