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Sr. Payroll Specialist

Company: StarrTrax
Location: Stamford
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Sr. Payroll Specialist Position Summary The Senior Payroll Specialist is responsible for processing the payroll for approximately 1,500 employees in the U.S. SAP Payroll System. The Senior Payroll Specialist supports all aspects of multi-state payroll processing, for salaried and hourly employees, and is responsible for responding to inquiries from employees and internal departments related to Payroll, Absence and Time Tracking issues. Your Tasks

  • Process US monthly and bi-weekly payroll for salaried and hourly paid employees in accordance with Payroll schedule and based on department SOPs.
  • Oversee and audit hourly time tracking submissions. Contacts HR and managers as needed, to ensure time is submitted in accordance with deadlines.
  • Research, analyze and resolve Payroll, benefit deductions, time and attendance issues, questions, and discrepancies. Escalate, as needed, any issues to Payroll Manager.
  • Responsible for the weekly payroll interfaces and data maintenance between SAP and external benefit systems- uploading files, review, reconciliation, payroll adjustments and other data maintenance as needed.
  • Oversee administration of payroll taxes and garnishments.
  • Process wage and tax adjustments as instructed by Payroll Manager.
  • Assist with all Payroll, Absence and Time Tracking configuration related testing, as needed.
  • Prepare payroll reconciliations after each pay period, at quarter-end, and at year-end, to ensure taxes are accurate.
  • Provide support with the payroll General Ledger- journal entries and account reconciliations.
  • Assist with year-end payroll process including gathering and loading data for year-end adjustments for W-2s.
  • Supports with payroll internal and external audits- Financial interim and year-end, 401K, Worker s Compensation and Internal audit.
  • Assist with Payroll department projects as instructed by Payroll Manager.
  • Provide training and guidance to other members of the Payroll department as needed.
  • Assist with monthly expatriate payroll administration, which includes coordination and preparation of payroll entries.
  • Review current department processes and make recommendations for ways to improve efficiencies. Your Profile
    • Bachelor s degree required or relevant experience.
    • Must have a minimum of 5-7 years of overall payroll experience, supporting multi-states.
    • Prior SAP payroll and Kronos Timekeeping experience preferred.
    • Strong understanding of Payroll-related issues.
    • Highly organized, self-motivated and detail oriented.
    • Ability and willingness to multi-task and change priorities on short notice.
    • Proficient Knowledge of Excel including vlookup and pivot tables.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, sometimes with tight deadlines.
    • Ability to collaborate with HR and FI Team members and other internal stakeholders.

Keywords: StarrTrax, Stamford , Sr. Payroll Specialist, Human Resources , Stamford, Connecticut

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