Payroll Specialist
Garmin - Olathe, KS

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We’re looking for future-minded associates with a proven record of leadership to promote our exciting and challenging work environment. Through comprehensive programs – wellness, benefits, payroll, recruitment and talent management and training – we not only achieve the goals of our organization, but also support one of our most valuable assets: our associates. If you love people and are committed to attracting, hiring, motivating, training and retaining the best to provide the best, then give us a call.

Garmin employs many talented people, but some might argue the most important associate is the one who makes sure we all get paid. Our payroll specialists assist with the administration of the entire payroll process. This includes entering associate information in Oracle and Kronos, preparing associate activity reports, processing 401K and Roth contributions from T. Rowe Price and distributing bi-weekly payroll checks. If you have a knack for organization and a love of numbers then deposit your resume on our Careers site.

We are looking for a full time Payroll Specialist to support the Human Resources team at our headquarters in Olathe, Kansas. Garmin's Payroll Specialist is responsible for

We are looking for Payroll Specialist for our team in Olathe, Kansas. Garmin’s Payroll Specialist is responsible for transmission of bi-weekly payroll and processes need to update the payroll system for accurate calculation of checks, entry and maintenance of associate information into ADP and Oracle HR Management system, and assisting with administration and setup of associate and schedule information in the Kronos timekeeping system.

Other responsibilities include handling administration of attendance edits in associate records in Kronos Timekeeping system, processing and posting reimbursement payments, preparing quarterly turnover reports, and entry of immigration information to ADP including processing of immigration wage memors, foreing antionals employment verification letters, immigration postings and mailings.

Entry of payroll deduction information for associates, processing time information recorded in Kronos interfaced to ADP, insuring the accuracy of information including corrections of missed punches and exception, and handling posting of time off into associate records located in Kronos and performs audits to ensure accuracy of time off accruals and balances are other essential functions.


Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelors Degree in a business related field or a minimum of 3 years experience performing a role substantially similar to the essential functions of this job description and excellent academics (cumulative GPA greater than or equal to 3.0 as a general rule). Proficient computer skills using Microsoft Word and Excel and a proven track record in performing roles which require being detail-oriented with a high degree of accuracy are also musts!

Other requirements include:
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a flexible, fast paced and challenging environment
  • Demonstrated strong and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Must be team-oriented, possess a positive attitude and work well with others
  • Excellent time management and follow-up skills
  • Superior organizational and analytical skills with keen attention to detail and quality
  • Must possess a demonstrated ability to work with sensitive information in a confidential manner
Candidates with previous experience working with Kronos Workforce Central timekeeping system or an Oracle HR management system are preferred.

At Garmin, we like to laugh, have fun and work hard. It comes easily when you work on cool products with hard-working individuals who share the same passion. We offer numerous opportunities to get involved – kickball anyone? – and believe strongly in a work-life balance so your creativity can flow.

Garmin offers one of the most comprehensive compensation and benefit plans around. We offer extensive health care coverage with little to no contributions, depending on the plan. Plus, we offer company-paid dental insurance, stock options, a 401k plan, a pension plan….trust us, it doesn’t get much better than this. Unless of course, you want to talk table tennis, fitness spaces, product discounts….come on, what are you waiting for? Apply today.



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