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Payroll Specialist

Salem, OR 97305-9702

Industry: Executive Job Number: 60627

Payroll Specialist:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: • Process multi-employer and multi-state payroll using Kronos Workforce Ready, both salaried and hourly (union and non-union), on a weekly and bi-weekly basis, including garnishments, benefits and taxes according to federal and state wage and hour regulations. • Proof and process salaried, non-exempt time-sheets. • Serve as back-up to Corporate Payroll Manager on bi-weekly payroll. • Assist with implementation of Kronos Workforce Ready for hourly employees. • Assist with new employee set-up as well as changes to existing employees positions, pay, etc. • Help answer general payroll inquiries from employees. • Audit a mixture of pay codes with corresponding workers compensation codes. • Audit vacation and sick time accruals. • Prepare and/or create payroll-related reports as needed. • Support daily operations of the payroll department. • Other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS: • Associates degree preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience. • 2+ years experience processing payroll in a medium to large company. • Familiarity with multi-state payroll. • Prefer experience with mainstream payroll software (ideally Kronos). • Very good verbal and written communication skills. • Exceptional interpersonal skills. • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information. • Ability to work under tight deadlines while maintaining composure. • Solid skills in Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, Outlook). • Wage & Hour law knowledge helpful. • Experience with union labor agreements helpful. • Experience processing garnishments, preferably in Oregon and Washington. • Ability to work independently and as part of a team; very organized; high attention to detail. • Willingness to embrace change and learn new skills, tools and technology. • Flexible and adaptable. • All new employee hiring is contingent upon passing a drug screen. HOURS: Full-time, Monday thru Friday, 8: 00 am to 5: 00 pm. Some daily and weekend overtime may occasionally occur.

Susan Victor-Reed

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