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The payroll clerk position is accountable for collecting timekeeping information, incorporating a variety of deductions into a periodic payroll, and issuing

pay and pay-related information to employees.

Maintains payroll information by collecting, calculating, and entering data.
Review and verify source documents.
Updates payroll records by entering changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job title and department/division transfers.
Prepares reports by compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages.
Prepare relevant weekly, monthly, quarterly and year-end reports for circulation to department heads.
Support all internal and external audits related to payroll.
Determines payroll liabilities by calculating employee federal and state income and social security taxes and employer's social security, unemployment, and workers compensation payments.
Resolves payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information.
Provides payroll information by answering questions and requests.
Maintains payroll operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes.
Strong candidate with 5+ years of payroll experience (construction and/or the manufacturing industry preferable).
High School Diploma or equivalent (although Bachelor's Degree is a plus).
Certified Payroll Professional designation preferred.
Understanding of basic accounting principles and solid financial acumen.
Strong numerical and analytical skills.
Solid data entry skills.
Understanding of internal controls.
Knowledge of federal and state payroll regulations and requirements.
Experience with high volume multi-state payroll, billing, licensing, AP etc.
Proficiency in relevant payroll and accounting software (e.g. Great Plains, JDE, ADP, Exponent HR), Proficient in Excel including formula writing.
Proficient in Microsoft Office products.