Payroll Specialist

Posting Date 2 months ago(12/13/2017 12:55 PM)
Requisition ID
Job Location(s)
Bloomington IN United States
Position Type
Full Time
Cook Shared Service


The Payroll Specialist performs various payroll and accounting tasks including processing company payroll, providing timely and accurate financial information, reporting/analyzing of compensation data, and participate in daily data entry for both hourly and salary payrolls.


• Maintain the payroll processing function to include managing employee
  payroll/timesheet records, reviewing input for completeness, ensuring
  payroll systems are correctly updated in a timely fashion, maintaining
  centralized payroll/HR records, and overseeing distribution of paychecks
• Ensure employee and HR change requests are correctly updated in
  Payroll system including changes in wages, tax status, withholdings,
  deductions, direct deposit and any other changes
• Process terminations, leave buyout, out of sequence paycheck
  conditions, paycheck advance reimbursements, and involuntary
  deductions such as employee levies and garnishments
• Compile information, make corrections and adjustments as needed to
  process payroll
• Review and enter data from time sheets
• Create payroll related reports for compensation analysis
• Process hourly and salary payrolls

• Maintain confidential information
• Assist with maintaining the integrity of the Fidelity database system
• Manage workflow to ensure payroll transactions are processed
  accurately and timely
• Understand proper taxation of employer paid benefits
• Execute eTime time and attendance processing and interface with
 • Must work and interact effectively and professionally with and for others
  throughout various levels of the global organization
• Maintain regular and punctual attendance
• Must maintain company quality and quantity standards
• Must have effective oral and written communication skills
• Excellent problem solving skills and ability to work in collaborative and
  independent work situations and environments with minimal supervision
• Ability to remain calm and receptive in fast paced situations



• High School diploma or equivalent required
• 4 year degree in Accounting or related field preferred
• Minimum 2-5 years payroll processing experience
• Extensive knowledge of general accounting practices and principles
• Knowledge of Ceridian or an automated payroll system preferred
• Working knowledge of payroll best practices

• Strong PC skills and must be proficient with Microsoft Office products
• Basic math skills required
• Data entry experience preferred
• Efficient use of general business office equipment


Physical Requirements:

• Works under general office environmental conditions.
• Sitting for extended periods, utilizes close visual acuity for working with computers, etc.


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