Payroll Specialist (Remote) in Phoenix, AZ at Vaco

Date Posted: 1/8/2021

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    Phoenix, AZ
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Job Description

Updated 1-8-21

Vaco is hiring for 5 remote Payroll Specialists for a great client of ours headquartered in Phoenix. Our client is growing exponentially and these are direct hire positions with medical benefits. The roles are remote payroll specialists even after Covid; this role will require work every other weekend at this point (with Thursdays and Fridays off when you work a weekend).

When? Immediately!
Salary? $18-21/hour - Direct hire

Job Duties:

  • Prepare and process payroll for multi-location and multiple states
  • Resolve payroll discrepancies and irregularities
  • Reconcile payroll to general ledger
  • Prepare payroll journal entries
  • Responsible for payroll systems maintenance
  • Maintain employee leave balances, benefit payroll deductions, and garnishments
  • Review quarterly payroll tax reports for federal and multiple states
  • Comply with local, state and federal payroll regulations and respond to questions and special requests from regulatory agencies


  • High school diploma required 2 or 4 year degree preferred
  • ADP experience a plus
  • Hands-on experience in a corporate payroll environment
  • Skilled in MS Excel
  • Thorough understanding of payroll processing, procedures, and payroll tax reports
  • At least 3 years of experience processing payroll