Payroll Specialist

    • Washington, DC

Addison Group is working with several clients around the DMV area that are in need of a Payroll Specialist. One position is temporary, July- mid October (Payroll Specialist utilizing Kronos), and one is permanent position ( Sr, Payroll Accountant with UltiPro experience).

Job Responsibilities

  • Payroll Specialist is responsible for the timely and accurate day-to-day processing
  • 2 payrolls biweekly - 1 st one is 7 people 2 nd one is 200
  • Process payroll for hourly & salaried employees
  • Payroll Specialist must verify all payroll entries including deductions, earnings and changes, review and reconcile payroll data and resolving any discrepancies as necessary
  • Assist with payroll wage garnishments
  • Organize and verify any additional data for final payroll runs prior to processing of W-2s, and process W-2 corrections as appropriate
  • Work with line mangers regarding inquiries, issues and procedures affecting payroll and HR
  • Analyzes, reconciles and maintains general ledger accounts and other financial records on a monthly basis in preparation for the quarterly reports and annual external audit
  • Ensure accuracy of all payroll, including conciliating W2's
  • Analyzes transactions within financial systems (including general ledger, payroll, loan portfolio and/or time and expense application) to determine need system enhancements or adjustments in account structure
  • Prepares General Ledger account analyses for various general ledger accounts including variance analysis (discussing differences in amounts, and rationale of changes) between periods

Requirements
  • 3+ years of experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel, and large payroll software system (i.e. ADP, Kronos)
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality


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