Detailed Description and Job Requirements
Responsible for assisting in the preparation, distribution, and accounting of employee payroll.
Serves as a liaison to employees and third party payroll vendors to ensure payroll processing accurately reflects company specific pay policies.
Audits employee pay records and reconciles totals by departmental cost center, location, etc. Participates in payroll system upgrades and implementations.
Works directly with employees to resolve outstanding payroll inquiries. Ensures FLSA status is correctly captured in the system per employee.
Interprets pay policies, e.g. vacation, LOA, disability, workers compensation, governmental regulations, withholding exemptions, etc.
and ensures amounts / deductions are calculated and applied to various accounts correctly. Ensures company compliance with federal and state payroll standards.
In house payroll expert, staying current with changes in the law. May assist with audits such as internal, state, federal, etc.
for correctly classifying and paying employees. May prepare tax reports and related documentation. Documents payroll processes and procedures.
May train other payroll staff. May be back up to those who perform specialized tasks or activities.
Duties and tasks are standard with some variation. Completes own role largely independently within defined policies and procedures.