Payroll Specialist - Downtown - $18-22/hr in Memphis, TN at Vaco

Date Posted: 1/28/2020

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    Memphis, TN
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Job Description

Vaco Staffing is currently seeking a Payroll Specialist for an immediate opening with a downtown corporate center. The Payroll Specialist will focus on high volume processing of wages, benefits, tax deductions, and commission. Additionally, the Payroll Specialist will fun financial reports, account reconciliations, and respond to payroll related inquiries. This is a 6-month contract opportunity with possible extension.

Below are the essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Process income and deduction data.
  • Create employee payments, pay records and manual checks.
  • Review and verify payroll reports for accuracy and makes necessary adjustments or corrections through journal entries.
  • Maintain a working relationship with internal and external customers.
  • Perform final review of payroll data related to salary and coordinate with Human Resources on various corrections and changes for the final calculation of payroll.
  • Perform various weekly payroll duties, including setting up new account numbers, distributing reports, running queries and researching and reconciling payroll related issues.
  • Completes appropriate forms to adjust wage/salary account funds or to correct or balance a special situation.

Position Requirements:

  • Minimum two (2) years' experience processing payroll per documented processes within defined deadlines using HR/Payroll system.
  • Minimum two (2) years' experience using Microsoft Office Suite application.
  • Must be able to work overtime as needed.
  • 12,000 keystroke minimum
  • Operating knowledge of HR/Payroll System required within three (3) months after hire.
  • Basic accounting and math skills.
  • Must have the ability to access and accurately input information using word-processing, database and/or spreadsheet programs, specifically the Microsoft Office Suite.