Payroll Specialist

Payroll Specialist
  • Competitive
  • Permanent
  • Atlanta, Georgia, US 3475 Lenox Rd NE Suite 450, Atlanta, GA 30326 Atlanta,GA Georgia USA 30326
Job Ref: 100583
Category: Finance
Date Added: 19 July 2022

Payroll Specialist

A Payroll Specialist assists in payroll accounting, transactions, reporting, and other operations. They review payroll reports and time sheets for correctness before payroll transactions and ensure employee payroll is processed accurately and timely. They can use payroll software with accuracy and efficiency. They are good with numbers and can be trusted with sensitive information. They also have great communication skills to interact with colleagues and executives.

Duties include:

  • Accurate data entry through manual and electronic timekeeping methods
  • Prepare and execute pay orders through an electronic system
  • Reconcile/balance Batch totals
  • Perform a wide variety of record keeping and payroll processing activities, such as:
    • Computing wage and overtime compliance
    • Balancing and General Ledger inaccuracies
  • Prepare and audit standard system and manual reporting and tracking
  • Respond to employee inquiries regarding payroll issues or concerns
  • Prepare and update payroll and processing procedures as needed
  • manage our Canadian payroll - entering and processing payroll via Ceridian
  • work closely with Canada payroll team and answer inquiries as needed


  • Solid understanding of accounting fundamentals and payroll best practices
  • Multi-state payroll
  • Experience in a weekly deadline environment
  • US and Canadian payroll
  • Knowledge of legislation and regulations of the field
  • Ability to multitask
  • Problem solving
  • Detailed and professional
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Take responsibility for individual and team projects
  • Work against a deadline
  • Ability to perform electronic payroll system data uploads and manual data entry of time sheets and related hours calculations
  • Microsoft Office 365 - Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint (including, but not limited to, formatting, inserting, formulas, VLOOKUP's)
  • Microsoft Dynamics GP a plus, Ceridian a plus
  • High School diploma or equivalent; BSc/BA in business, accounting, or relevant field a plus
  • Experience in temporary staffing industry a plus
  • < 4 years of experience

Work Environment:

  • Flex scheduling - may start as early at 8:00 AM and routinely as late as 8:00 pm
  • Some holidays and weekend work may be required

Impellam Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful under applicable law.

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