Payroll Coordinator
LifeWay Christian Resources - Nashville, TN

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LifeWay’s Human Resources Team is seeking a Payroll Coordinator. This position is responsible for processing bi-weekly payroll and related employees changes in accordance with company guidelines, federal/state/local wage and hour regulations, including the Fair Labor Standards Act. This position will help ensure our more than 2,500 bi-weekly team members are paid on-time and with 100% accuracy.

LifeWay , one of the world's largest providers of Christian products and services, is a nonprofit organization that reinvests income above operating expenses in mission work and other ministries around the world. We have been voted as one of Nashville’s top employers in 2013 by the Tennessean. The Human Resources Team strives to serve the ministry and business of LifeWay in acquiring, developing, and retaining the best matched people. Human Resources Team Members live by our values of engaging each person, delivering with excellence, acting with urgency, and doing it the best way.

Essential Job Functions :
Process and approve bi-weekly payroll to include applicable adjustments (garnishments, vacation, overtime, etc.)

Facilitate and monitor processing of federal, state, and local tax forms via third party.

Reconcile bi-weekly payroll effectively, efficiently, and timely.

Maintain, investigate and respond to employee inquiries regarding payroll related questions.

Maintain all payroll related files.

Assist with W2 reporting, tax reconciliation, year-end and quarterly tax filings.

Perform Serve Center job duties.

Requirements, Skills, and Abilities:
Experience with payroll, accounting and bookkeeping concepts to include Federal, State, and Local Tax laws for multiple states.

Proficient on candidate’s current payroll software, HRMS systems, time-keeping and other applicable technology.

Prefer full-cycle, in-house, end-to-end payroll processing experience.

Prefer PeopleSoft payroll experience.

Proficient in Microsoft Office products; specifically Word and Excel.

Ability to manage priorities and workflow.

Clear written and verbal communication skills.

Acute attention to detail – accuracy & organization are critical.

Able to work long hours on payroll cutoff and payroll confirmation dates, if needed to ensure payroll is delivered accurately and on-time.

Demonstrated ability to understand current systems and processes; identify improvements and implement recommendations.

Must have stellar customer service skills.

Education, Certifications, and Work Experience:
Associates or Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience (required).

Minimum three years experience processing full-cycle, end-to-end, multi-state payroll (required).

Minimum three years experience working with multi-state and local taxes (required).

Minimum two years experience working with an HRMS system, preferably PeopleSoft (required).

Minimum one year experience working with an onboarding system (preferred).

Experience working in a customer service environment (preferred).

LifeWay is based in Nashville, TN, which has been named by Forbes Magazine and the New York Times as one of its top “Cool Cities”. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits package that includes health, dental, vision, 401k, vacation, domestic and overseas mission opportunities and much more!

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LifeWay Christian Resources is one of the world's largest providers of Christian products and services, including Bibles, Bible studies,...