Payroll Specialist

Metrowest, MA

Posted: 08/22/2019 Employment Type: Permanent Specialty: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 175296 Pay Rate: $70,000

Do you bring a lot of energy into the professional world? Are you looking to expand your abilities to fast-paced organization? An auto group seeks a talented and motivated Payroll Specialist to join their team! This is an exciting and new opportunity for a self-proclaimed go-getter looking for a vigorous and innovative environment to make an immediate impact.

  • Compile payroll data such as hours worked, sales volume, bonuses, and commissions
  • Update master payroll records by verifying and recording changes affecting net wages such as federal and state tax exemptions, insurance coverage, etc.
  • Compute wages and deductions, review for accuracy, and post to payroll records
  • Prepares and issues paychecks
  • Keep records of leave pay and nontaxable wages
  • Prepare all hiring and termination paperwork including COBRA letters
  • Maintain records for vacations and sick-day eligibility
  • Respond to all related inquiries for Payroll and Benefit activities

  • Bachelor’ s degree or at least 5 year’ s equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of payroll laws and regulations
  • Understanding of payroll and benefits policies and programs
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, and Outlook and ADP
  • Comfortable handling high-volume payroll 
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to respond to minor benefits questions 

Nice to Haves:
  • Aptitude to multi-task, take initiative, work independently, and use creative problem-solving skills
  • Enthusiastic, dynamic, organized, analytical and collaborative
  • Capacity to create and maintain a team spirit and harmonious working relationship 
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to stay informed of trends and changes in the human resources and payroll field 

Job ID: 175296

Please note, our client is only considering local candidates currently. Thank you!

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