Payroll Specialist

Payroll Specialist Staffing Denver

Job Overview

Alternate Titles: Payroll Technician, Payroll Administrator, Payroll Coordinator, Payroll Assistant, Payroll Clerk

The Payroll Specialist performs tasks to establish and maintain employee/payroll records, handles a wide variety of record keeping and payroll processing activities, and operates all departmental equipment.  Although duties normally follow established procedures, responsibilities may include routine, minor corrections to make documents acceptable for processing.  This position is generally found only in payroll departments of 3 or more people.

Education, Experience, & Certifications

Typical Duties May Include:

Advanced Payroll Specialists perform all duties of Entry Level Payroll Specialists and Intermediate Payroll Specialists, and perform other duties including balancing and controlling earnings and deduction totals, calculating and preparing general ledger entries, inspecting automated system output such as registers and standard reports, determining and correcting out-of-balance conditions, preparing and filing tax reports, gathering payroll data for inclusion in financial statements, and researching and preparing special reports for management, calculating military and jury duty pay, and processing garnishments and levies.