Payroll Specialist

Houston, TX

Employment Type: Direct Category: Clerical Accounting Job Number: 17924 Work Model: #LI-Hybrid Internal Reference: #LI-MG1

Job Description

Our Galleria area client is seeking a Payroll Specialist for their payroll department. The Payroll Specialist is responsible for the timely and accurate processing of payroll data and associated accounting requirements.

  • Payroll processing accurate and timely processing of payroll and maintaining accurate payroll information for all domestic employees.
  • Quality Control. Reviewing payroll reports to ensure accuracy of completed payroll, reviewing and approving new hire, termination, job change, transfer, direct deposit and other applicable workflows submitted within the HRIS platform and reviewing timesheets for accuracy and coordination with departments for necessary corrections.
  • Data Management Maintain employee records with applicable union, garnishment and United Way deductions as well as completing reports for remittance of payments to appropriate agencies.
  • ReportingSummarizing and running general ledger reports and creating, completing and submitting required payroll and labor statistic reports to governmental agencies.
  • Journal Entries. Preparing payroll journal entries and analyzing general ledger accounts for accuracy.
  • Payroll Tax. Review payroll tax filings to ensure completeness and accuracy.
  • System Updates. Assist with the updating and maintaining the earnings codes, earnings groups, and deduction groups within the HRIS platform.
  • Process Improvements. Acting as a change agent to identify process improvements, implement changes and promote best practices.
  • Issue Resolutions. Troubleshooting and resolving payroll related questions submitted by the employees in a timely manner.
  • Personnel Training. Training Employee’s and Employee Time Approvers in accurately recording employee time records in time recordkeeping system.
  • And other duties as assigned.
  • Associate's Degree in accounting, business or related discipline OR equivalent combination of education and experience required.
  • 2+ years in Multi-State payroll processing experience
  • Experience with utilizing payroll, financial systems and software packages required.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, specifically MS Excel required.
  • Experience with UKG (formerly UltiPro), Cognos and JDE a plus.
  • Knowledge of payroll taxes and filings.
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