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Payroll Specialist Job

Full Job Title: Payroll Specialist

Job Number: 1800864

Location: Tampa, FL

Date Posted: 2-8-2018

Performs tasks to establish and maintain employee/payroll records. Balances and controls earnings and deduction totals. Reviews system output such as payroll registers and standard reports and corrects out-of-balance scenarios.

DEPARTMENT: Human Resources-Payroll

REPORTS TO: Manager, Payroll

Essential Functions:

  • Performs tasks to establish and maintain employee and payroll records.
  • Reviews timecards and other information to detect and reconcile payroll discrepancies.
  • Processes and issues employee paychecks and statements of earnings and deductions.
  • Issues and records adjustments to pay related to previous errors or retroactive increases.
  • Provides information to employees and managers on payroll matters and tax issues.
  • Performs special calculations for gross-ups.
  • Processes supplemental pay for W-2 reporting.
  • Reviews payroll run results. Researches and corrects any record errors.
  • Provides feedback to Payroll Manager for process break-downs and improvements.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Candidate Education:
  • Required a High School or GED
  • Preferred an Associate's Degree in a related field
Candidate Experience:
  • Required 4 years of experience in payroll processing using ADP Enterprise.
Candidate Skills:
  • Intermediate ability to proof large bodies of materials
  • Intermediate ability to work as part of a team
  • Intermediate ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from peers and management
  • Intermediate demonstrated customer service skills
  • Intermediate ability to analyze and interpret financial data in order to coordinate the preparation of financial records
Licenses and Certifications:
A license in one of the following is required:
  • Preferred Fundamental Payroll Professional
Technical Skills:
  • Required intermediate Automatic Data Processing (ADP)
  • Required beginner Microsoft Word
  • Required intermediate Microsoft Excel
  • Required intermediate Human Resource Management Systems (Generic)

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