Payroll Specialist

Posting Date 2 months ago(12/13/2017 12:55 PM)
Requisition ID
2017-3560
Job Location(s)
Bloomington IN United States
Position Type
Full Time
Company
Cook Shared Service
Category
Accounting/Finance/Pricing

Overview

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.

Responsibilities

• 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
  payroll
 • 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

 

Qualifications

• 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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