payroll SPECIALIST

Location: Cincinnati, OH

Would you like to get your foot in the door with a reputable, growing organization here in the Cincinnati area? Don't wait and apply today!

**Contract to hire for the right candidate**

**Must have Kronos experience**

What you will be doing:

  • Processing of the bi-weekly payroll in the Company's HRIS.

  • Auditing bi-weekly payroll time sheets, verifying name, job classification and rate of pay for each employee.

  • Ensure compliance with all federal and state regulations, policies governing wage and hour, and union contracts.

  • Entering and processing new hires, union dues, benefit deductions, promotions, transfers, reclassification, pay increases, suspension or termination of employees, payout of unused leave time, involuntary deductions such as levies and garnishments, preparing accounting transactions and documents, etc.

  • Reconcile, calculate, and prepare general ledger entries;

  • File tax reports and voluntary deduction reports to Ohio Public Employee Retirement System (“OPERS”); Union affiliations; Deferred Compensation, etc.

  • Maintain files and supporting documentation of employee earnings and payroll deduction.

  • Ensure timely payroll deduction payments to appropriate recipients.

What you will need:

  • Associate degree in Accounting or related field or equivalent experience.

  • Must be a skilled payroll administrator, with a minimum of three years’ experience.

  • Ability to maintain a positive working relationships with internal and external customers.

  • Working knowledge of payroll best practices.

  • Strong knowledge of federal and state regulations as it pertains to payroll.

  • Ability to deal appropriately with confidential information and to demonstrate a high level of professionalism.

  • Detail orientation with strong organizational and communication skills.

  • Strong PC skills including Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel.