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Payroll Specialist

Posted 16 days ago

  • Expiry Date: 17 June 2023
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Job Description:

The Payroll Administrator is responsible for ensuring accurate, efficient routine operational payroll deliverables.

The incumbent liaises between employees, Benefits Team and People Team for payroll to ensure all Client employees are paid timely and accurately.

Key Responsibilities:

  •  Perform bi-weekly multi-state jurisdiction payroll processing for exempt and non-exempt employees

  •  Familiar with Payroll tax laws for multi-state taxation

  •  Knowledge and understanding of payroll related federal & state laws and regulations

  •  Update and review employee and payroll records in ADP, including:

  •  New Hires, terminations, internal transfers, & Compensation changes

  •  Responsible for setting up in ADP and maintaining Child Support Orders, Garnishments & other withholding orders

  •  Process all other miscellaneous changes

  •  Ability to accurately calculate retro payments

  •  Ability to perform accurate research for payroll related issues and respond in clear concise manner

  •  Perform bi-weekly payroll reconciliation

  •  Generate and maintain all payroll related reports

  •  Communicate with employees of all levels in various departments regarding all payroll matters

  •  Ensure proper and detailed source documentation is saved in appropriate payroll folders

  •  Assist Sr Payroll Accountant with year-end reports and W-2’s as needed

  •  Provide high caliber customer service to resolve employee issues and questions

  •  Ability to work in a fast-paced environment accurately and efficiently

  •  Other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications:

  • Associates degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or related discipline required

  • 5+ years of payroll experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to exercise sound judgement, use discretion and manage sensitive and confidential information

  • Understand the importance of confidentiality as it pertains to sensitive employee and company information, and ability to maintain confidentiality

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, written and verbal communication skills

  • Must be a team player

  • Exceptionally detail oriented, and history of highly accurate work performance

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word & Outlook and highly proficient in Excel with ability to analyze large data files utilizing VLOOKUP’s, Pivot Tables, Concatenate, IF Statements, and/or Statements, etc.

  • Ability to stay self-motivated on both independent and team-based work

  • Ability to be deadline-oriented, with strong time management and organization skills

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Commitment to Client values: patients, innovation, collaboration, and passion

  • American Payroll Association – Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) preferred

  • Experience with Oracle

  • Experience with ADP Workforce Now & Reporting preferred


  • Associates degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or related discipline required

  • 5+ years of payroll experience

About ASK: ASK Consulting is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Consulting connects people with amazing opportunities

ASK Consulting is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all associates.