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Payroll Processor in Tampa, FL at Vaco

Date Posted: 1/3/2019

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    Tampa, FL
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    At least 2 year(s)
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Job Description

The Sr. Payroll Specialist is responsible for processing nonexempt/exempt/union payroll and time entry associated with new hires, rehires, promotions, rate increases, tax information, employee deductions, direct deposits, bonuses, paid time off transactions, and garnishments.

Process/control the timely and accurate payroll input through the HR/Payroll/Time & Attendance systems.

  • Ensure Federal and State labor regulations are followed.
  • Ensure all schedules/deadlines established in order to effectively and efficiently process payroll are adhered to.
  • Ensure department/union payroll output is prepared
  • Identify and notify branch management of missing time punches from the time and attendance system.
  • Review approved hours in time and attendance system after the cut-off deadline and manually approve any remaining hours.

Review/respond to both internal/external customer service inquiries within department set guidelines

  • Effectively communicate cross functionally with other company departments.
  • Effectively address customer inquiries in a timely manner.

Ensure only authorized forms/information and controls which adhere to URI's Policies and Procedures/Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) requirements are used to input/process through HR/Payroll.

  • Maintain confidentiality of all employee information.
  • Maintain copies of all source material used to process changes according to Federal and URI filing/storage requirements

User controls and department support:

  • Ensure applicable users and locations are assigned/terminated timely within time and attendance application.
  • Ensure applicable users are assigned/terminated timely within payroll employee self service application.
  • Run ad hoc reports to support department and customer needs


Education: Associates degree or equivalent combination of education and experience is required


  • Minimum 2-4 years payroll processing experience in a high transaction processing environment (3000+)
  • Experience with outsourced payroll applications/multi-state processing
  • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) strongly preferred.
  • Canadian payroll experience a plus

Other Preferred Skills:

  • Skilled in Microsoft Excel, Word, & Outlook
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Customer service orientated
  • Confidentiality
  • Good organizational skills and sense of urgency

Job Requirements

Minimum 2-4 years payroll processing experience in a high transaction processing environment (3000+)