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Payroll Administrator in Homewood, AL at Vaco

Date Posted: 4/16/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Homewood, AL
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  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
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Job Description

A rapidly growing, Birmingham-based organization has engaged Vaco Birmingham to identify a Payroll Administrator to oversee and manage payroll for 300 - 500 employees. The Payroll Administrator will report to the Controller and will often interact with executive management.

Our client is an exceptional organization with strong corporate values and a family-friendly work environment.


  • Performs a wide variety of record keeping and payroll processing activities, including computing wage and overtime payments, calculating and recording retroactive payments, increases, vacation/sick time accruals, payroll labor allocations and payroll deductions.
  • Process semi-monthly and bi-weekly payroll with a high degree of accuracy and timeliness.
  • Process payroll manual checks for outstanding payroll checks, payroll advances, lost/stolen checks, late time sheets, etc.
  • Maintain updated worksheet/log records for Faculty Contracts, Advance Pay, Gift Deductions, and Manual Checks.

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years of payroll experience.
  • College degree strongly preferred, but not required.
  • ViewPoint experience strongly preferred.
  • Ability to effectively act as lead and work as a team member.
  • Strong organization skills, attention to detail and follow through to resolve any outstanding issues.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of applicable local, state and federal payroll and related tax laws, regulations and Skill in preparing detailed reports.

Benefits to working with Vaco:

Through no cost to you, working with Vaco recruiters gives you an advantage over your competition. In the local market, Vaco partners with most companies to fill their accounting and finance needs. In most cases, our recruiters will have a relationship with the human resources manager or the hiring manager directly. Instead of being another faceless resume, with Vaco, you have an advocate to get you the opportunities that you want. Your recruiter will promote your strengths and assets to the employer, connecting the dots between your work experience and the open job. Choosing to use Vaco means you are more prepared for your interviews. Through the relationships with the client and history of working with each company, you will be prepared thoroughly for each interview - history of the company, background on the people that you will meet, and in some cases examples of interview questions to prepare. Our recruiters will be able to provide great insight about trends in the market - keeping you up to date on compensation expectations, company culture and growth opportunities. ​

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