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Payroll Specialist I - 2nd Shift
Phoenix, Arizona | Contract To Hire
Large, stable, company expanding in the NW Valley - great opportunity to join their Payroll team!
2nd Shift is from 3: 00 - 11: 00pm
* Ensure timely and accurate processing of the weekly payrolls, HR, garnishments, and benefit tasks.
* Responsible for performing the standard updates to the employee personal and job records.
* Process employee' s pay record including earnings, deductions, and taxes based on knowledge of company, labor contract, and state and federal labor regulations.
* Process benefit requests for vacation, sick, etc. accurately and ensure accruals are updated correctly.
* Run and work queries and reports weekly during the on-cycle and off-cycle payroll close process to ensure the accuracy of employee payroll, HR and benefit information including earnings, deductions, payroll taxes, worklist, and leave balances.
* Research and resolve any pay issues or discrepancies for worked and non-worked time. This includes RFA’ s, ESC Cares Tickets, phone calls and email requests. Complete year end tasks as assigned by Processing Analyst.
* Set up, run and validate the output from the jobs associated with the processing tasks, including processing and running off-cycle payroll as scheduled or necessary each week.
KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:
Education Level: High School Diploma/GED required. Any financial/payroll/tax related training a plus, either formal classes or seminars.
One to three years of payroll experience in a highly automated payroll, Human Resources, or Accounting environment, preferably in a large organization.
Skills and Experiences:
* Basic knowledge of payroll, human resources, labor contracts, garnishments, federal and state labor regulations.
* Basic knowledge of PeopleSoft HRMS applications including HR, payroll, contracts, leave management and queries.
* Basic analytical skills with attention to detail. Ability to grasp moderately complex processing tasks.
* Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office with emphasis on Excel.
* Good customer service, verbal communication and interpersonal skills, business ethics and sensitivity to confidential information.
* Sits for extended periods of time.
* Bending, stooping and twisting required periodically.
* Uses calculators, keyboards, telephone, and other office equipment in the course of normal workday.
* Workday is fast paced.