Job Summary: The Payroll Associate is primarily responsible for processing weekly and biweekly payrolls in an accurate and timely manner within the Company’s HR Shared Services organization. This includes but is not limited to employee record maintenance, garnishments, child support tax levies, related deposits and payments, and the reconciliation of related general ledger accounts.
Actively supports the Company’s commitment to safety and its “Core Values”.
Represents the Company at all times with high moral standards while adhering to the Company’s “Code of Business Conduct and Ethics”.
Processes weekly and biweekly payroll.
Maintains payroll deductions and contributions for benefits and garnishments.
Maintains employee payroll records.
Interacts frequently with personnel on payroll issues; assists employees with payroll-related questions.
Researches discrepancies and questions regarding payroll; ensures compliance with payroll laws and regulations.
Files and remits payment on all federal, state and local payroll related reports; files monthly union reports and makes corresponding payments to the unions.
Reconciles payroll-related general ledger accounts.
Assists in processing, printing, and distributing W-2’s.
Performs other responsibilities as directed.
2+ years general accounting and/or payroll experience.
Strong computer skills, including experience with payroll software, MS Word, Excel, and Outlook. Previous experience with UKG payroll strongly preferred.
Strong organizational and communication skills required; must be a self-motivated individual.
Strong detail orientation; must have ability to analyze information and identify discrepancies.
Strong customer-service orientation, with a focus on the employee experience and continuous improvement.
Ability to handle confidential information a must.