Payroll Specialist I
ADP – Automatic Data Processing - Georgia

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ADP is one of the largest providers of business outsourcing solutions in the world. We build personalized solutions that can meet any organization’s unique goals and increase their productivity. We serve approximately 570,000 organizations in more than 125 countries.
Why should you partner with ADP to further develop and advance your career? Because ADP is fully committed to providing our employees with opportunities to do so and as a result, we are the proud recipient of ten prestigious employer awards in the past 3 years, which include:
Fortune's 2011 list of America’s Most Admired Companies
Forbes 2011 list of The World's Most Innovative Companies
Equality Company of the Year (2011)
2011 Diversity MBA Magazine
50 Out Front for Diversity Leadership
Best Places for Diverse Managers to Work (2011)
Working Mother Magazine Best Places to Work (2010)
Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality (2012)
ADP offers very competitive salary and benefit packages, commensurate with skills and experience.
The Payroll Specialist I will be responsible for timely and accurate processing of payrolls for MAS Comprehensive Services clients. They will also ensure that all payroll, accounting and auxiliary system requirements are met (e.g., W-2's, tax filings, banking requirements, wage garnishments, benefits, stock and pension record keeping). They will be responsible to perform on-going as well as quarter-end and year-end audits while managing the payroll system process cycle. Job Responsibilities: Primary responsibility for paying clients employees. Review and process all HR and payroll and time and attendance-related associate data, including but not limited to new hires, terminations, leaves of absence, wage changes, and transfers. Imports external pay files (time and labor management, commissions, etc.) into payroll system. Performs pre-production audit for each pay group prior to release in adherence with the payroll checklist and SOX compliance requirements. Completes processing cycle for each pay group on release day. Performs post-production maintenance and audits to prepare for next processing cycle. Audits payroll output and provides recap to client liaison, including timely distribution of paychecks within time frame for resolution of outstanding issues. Utilizes existing ad hoc and standard report libraries to assist with internal auditing and creates custom reports as needed. Maintains integrity and confidentiality of payroll database. Proactively communicates and provides outstanding service to client base located remotely. Develops strong business partnerships with client counterparts in HR, Payroll and Accounting. Effectively applies client payroll policies and procedures. Ensures compliance with all applicable federal, state and local tax regulations including wage and hour laws. Issues and updates manual checks. Proactively works to resolve issues that create the need for manual checks, in order to reduce exposure to errors, penalties, and interest resulting from late tax deposits. Performs all quarter and year-end audits including file reconciliation, adjustments and W-2 distribution. Computes wage and overtime payments, calculates and records payroll deductions, processes requests for paycheck advances, bonuses and termination paychecks. Balancing and controlling earnings and deductions totals, calculating and preparing general ledger entries, inspecting automated system input and output registers and standard reports; determining and correcting out-of-balance conditions; preparing and filing tax reports, researching and preparing special reports for management, calculating special pays, controlling special pay processing at the request of the client. Mentors and functions as resource to other Payroll Specialists. Facilitates quarterly and year end processing calls and projects with clients. Performs other duties as assigned.
FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITY: Under general direction processes payroll for clients. Serves as point of contact with client’s payroll, accounting or human resources department. Generally assigned the smaller, less complex clients to gain experience and knowledge. More of the processor of the payroll in this role. Decisions made are based on established processes and procedures. Exceptions are referred to manager or senior team members. Errors may result in P&I assessed by the government agencies.
Note: Based on the size of the client the P&I assessment is directly related to the actual dollar amount processed. Due to the nature of the data, any security breach would put ADP's brand name at risk. Errors may result in dissatisfied clients and potential lost revenue to ADP.
** Please note this is a permanent PART-TIME position (24 hrs/week)***
** MUST be flexible with work schedule during and after training **

Experience, Skills, Academic:
Minimum Qualifications : Education: College degree or some college with equivalent work experience.

Experience/Skills:
2+ years of customer service and/or data entry experience. Strong written and verbal skills. Demonstrated proficiency in using PC's with experience in MS Office applications i.e. Word and Excel. Strong analytical skills. Excellent customer service skills Detailed oriented Results driven Strong organizational skills
Preferred Qualifications: Basic payroll knowledge preferred
Expected to achieve a working knowledge of the following applications: WFN ( Portal) PR Module HR Module Wage Garnishments Tax Registration Total Tax Plus ADP Reporting GLI ADP Tools SharePoint Autopay Mainframe LUMIN
All internal tools to support the offering Exposure to additional offerings: Comp Benefits Comp HR COBRA FSA 401k
ADP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; M/F/D/V. ADP believes that diversity leads to strength.

Job Category:
Client Service

Area of Interest:
Professional Services

Locations:
United States, Augusta, GA

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