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Payroll Specialist in Houston, TX at BakerRipley

Date Posted: 7/3/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

DIVISION PROFILE

The Support Services departments at BakerRipley work in partnership with all divisions to maintain, operate, and deliver services that help keep our region a place of opportunity for all.

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB SUMMARY:

A Payroll Specialist performs payroll accounting and administrative duties to support the Payroll department. This includes processing payroll, auditing payroll reports, and resolving payroll issues.

CORE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Review wages computed and corrects to ensure accuracy of payroll
  • Update payroll records on a needed basis
  • Prepare computer input forms, enters payroll data into computer files, computes wages and deductions and posts to payroll records
  • Record data concerning transfer of employees between departments
  • Maintain records of employee leave
  • Prepare periodic reports of employee earnings, taxes, deductions, and leave, to be distributed to upper management
  • Troubleshoot payroll problems that may arise, communicates with agency personnel
  • Train agency personnel on various payroll policies and procedures as necessary
  • Assure that the payroll records are neatly organized and conform to the Agency’s policies and procedures
  • Assist Payroll Supervisor with monthly and annual close
  • Perform other duties as assigned



Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS

MINIMUM EDUCATION:

Associates Degree in Business or Accounting or HS Diploma with college course work or

YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:

Specialized training in payroll processing

SKILLS:

  • Follow all Agency policies and procedures in processing payroll
  • Maintain quality service to all NCI employees by following organization standards
  • Comply with all Payroll Tax requirements by studying existing and new legislation, anticipating future legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising Assistant Controller and Senior Accounting Manager on needed action


COMPUTER PROFICIENCY:

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