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Senior Payroll Specialist

Company: Spartan Light Metal Products
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Handles and performs payroll processing and administration functions ensuring accurate and timely submission of payrolls and ensuring compliance with multi-state (MO, IL, etc) and federal regulations. Compiles payroll data and processes weekly and bi-weekly payrolls for all company locations. Maintains payroll data and records and generates all payroll reports. As a Finance Department team member, participates in the attainment of department and company goals/objectives and contributes to the company's teamwork culture.
1. Processes employees' pay in compliance with federal, state and local wage and hours laws, while ensuring accurate tax withholding, recording and reporting of federal, state and local payroll taxes, and garnishments.2. Compiles all weekly time and attendance information. Reviews for incorrect or missing information. Works with supervisors to obtain correct or missing information. Ensures all time and attendance records are correct and payroll ready.3. Generates and distributes required payroll-related reports and spreadsheets. Prepares and creates ad hoc reports and spreadsheets as requested.4. Handles the maintenance of personnel and payroll changes in the payroll system. Maintains new hires, terminations, transfers, salary/job changes, tax information, address and name changes, and all other personnel/HR information. Files all personnel change forms and related paperwork.5. Manages and tracks employee benefit elections for payroll deduction, invoice processing and other administrative tasks. 6. Compiles data and processes all bonus and other special payrolls. 7. Monitors and tracks employee paid vacation for those not maintained in the payroll system.8. Processes all garnishments, employment verifications, state and federal information requests, and other administrative payroll-related paperwork as needed.9. Handles various compliance and fiduciary duties including compliance testing, audits, tax filings, legal paperwork, etc.10. Researches and responds to payroll-related requests and questions from employees and management ensuring accurate and timely responses.11. Is the "payroll system and processing" expert for the company. Handles technical and system problems with the payroll system, ensuring all outstanding problems are resolved with our payroll processor.12. Maintains complete confidentiality of all payroll data, records and reports. Ensures filing and recordkeeping of all employee files and data is compliant with the regulations.13. Contributes to and supports the existence of a positive work environment through personal involvement by communicating, interacting and behaving in a manner that promotes productive relationships with coworkers, supervisors, customers, vendors and others with whom such relationships are important to the success of company operations.14. Performs other duties as assigned.
Required: Two-year degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent work-related experience and training5-8 years' experience with a minimum of 3 years' experience in mid-high volume payroll processing Preferred: CPP (Certified Payroll Professional) designation or in the process of attainmentExperience with Paycor payroll processing softwareKnowledge of Employee Benefit Plans

Keywords: Spartan Light Metal Products, St. Louis , Senior Payroll Specialist, Accounting, Auditing , Saint Louis, Missouri

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