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Payroll Specialist in Brownsville, WI at Michels

Date Posted: 9/13/2018

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Job Description

This position, under direct supervision, provides assistance to ensure accurate processing and recording of company’s payroll. The Payroll Specialist must provide timely and accurate information. Critical for success is the ability to deliver exemplary customer service through strong ownership and professionalism.

The essential duties and responsibilities of the position include, but not limited to:

  • Assist in the coordination of payroll activities including; payroll processing, year-end-processing, reporting, printing checks, and auditing.
  • Maintain payroll files and records. Perform transactional data entry into system applications with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Review and respond to unemployment requests, wage verification inquiries, wage assignments, levies and garnishments as necessary.
  • Serve as a point of contact for basic inquiries and requests, such as; direct deposit, requests for pay stub copies, employment verifications, and W-4 withholding.
  • Review payroll for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment.
  • Identify and research errors on payroll checks: resolve basic payroll discrepancies with manager approval.
  • Maintain knowledge of regulatory guidelines, prevailing wages, and collective bargaining agreements.
  • Maintain general appearance and cleanliness of department’s office area.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications include a High School Diploma or GED and one-two years of related experience.  In addition, demonstrated proficiency utilizing Microsoft Excel are mandatory.  One must adhere to a high level of confidentiality and professionalism.  Other qualifications include effective oral and written communication skills, attention to detail, organizational skills and ability to multitask. 


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