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Payroll Administrator

Lake Providence, LA

Posted: 02/11/2020 Industry: Any Great Industry Pay Rate: 40K - 45K DOE

Job Description

Seeking a Payroll Administrator located at our client's corporate headquarters in Lake Providence, LA. The responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, processing bi-weekly payroll, maintaining payroll records, performs limited accounting-related tasks, and limited human resources related tasks. This position reports to the Human Resources Director.

Job Functions:

  • Enters, maintains, and/or processes information in the payroll system; information may include employees hourly rates, salaries, commissions, bonuses or other compensation, time worked, paid leave and holidays, deductions and withholding, address changes, and other information.
  • Ensures proper processing of payroll deductions for taxes, benefits, charitable contributions, and other deductions.
  • Reconciles payroll to the general ledger and monthly bank statements.
  • Issues, or reissues, physical or replacement checks or direct deposits due to payroll errors or final discharge.
  • Records and processes federal and state payroll tax deposits.
  • Performs various journal entries, account reconciliations, and provides general ledger support biweekly/monthly.
  • Prepares and maintains new-hire and current employee files.
  • Maintains employee records, ensuring completion and accuracy of details such as employee contact information, job classification, pay rates, organizational structure, and other key details.
  • Assist with the administration of health and welfare plans, including enrollments, changes and terminations.
  • Performs customer service functions by answering employee requests and questions.
  • Assists or prepares correspondence as requested.
  • Assists with record audits and mandatory reporting, which may include I-9 audits, EEO-1 filings, payroll audits, and other compliance reviews.
  • Performs all other duties as instructed.

Skills & Expertise:

  • Maintains a valid driver’s license.
  • Has a solid understanding of payroll compliance and best practices.
  • Ability to maintain a calm demeanor in high pressure situations.
  • Must have excellent organizational and critical thinking skills.
  • Experience navigating and maintaining Payroll and Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS) is preferred.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of integrity and confidentiality at all times.
  • Strong conflict resolution and customer service skills are essential.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Payroll, Human Resource Information System (HRIS), General Ledger (GL), and/or related software.

Job Requirements

Education & Experience:

  • Associates degree in Business, Communication or related field with at least two (2) years of experience is preferred.
  • Other combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of working in an office environment.
  • Must be able to lift objects not exceeding 20 pounds on occasion.

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Mary Hannah Cooper

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