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Payroll Specialist

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Payroll Specialist

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    Temporary & Contract

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  • Contact:

    Naveen Sharma

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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  • Performs the day-to-day processing of accounts payable and payroll transactions. ensuring bills and payroll are paid timely and accurately

  • Facilitate and work with external vendors and internal managers regarding all aspects of the accounts payable process, including setting up new vendors, reconciling accounts, and assisting with bank reconciliations

  • Verify and/or complete payment of invoices associated with accounts payable and ensure payments are charged to the appropriate accounts

  • Records and prepares vendor checks for mailing

  • Reconcile the accounts payable ledger to ensure that all bills and payments are accounted for and properly posted

  • Provides administrative support in order to ensure effective and efficient business office operations by maintaining a filing system for all financial documents and ensuring the confidentiality and security

  • Own company payroll operations using Commonwealth Payroll/iSolved

  • Annually, prepare and validate W-2's and employee contributions to HSA and 401k accounts.

  • Update and maintain employee payroll records including deduction and compensation changes

  • Handle all unemployment claims and employment verification requests

  • Resolve any payroll issues from employees and management efficiently and resourcefully.


  • Associate's degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent experience

  • Solid understanding of basic bookkeeping, accounts payable principles and payroll processing

  • 3+ years of direct experience, utilizing accounting software programs (Quickbooks preferred) and payroll systems

  • Ability to analyze data with particular attention to detail, using Excel

  • Strong customer service orientation and problem resolution skills

  • Working knowledge of federal, state, and local payroll laws, wage and hour laws and best practices

  • Strong problem solving and multi-tasking skills

  • Must possess solid mathematical skills, strong organizational skills, and be detail oriented

  • Excellent interpersonal skills