• Payroll Coordinator

    Job Locations US-PA-Bethlehem
    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/11/2018 11:32 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-1289
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Finance
  • Overview

    The Payroll Coordinator will be responsible for ensuring the swift and accurate completion of all weekly and bi-weekly employee pay. They will be in charge of organizing and overseeing any updates, changes, or onboarding needs of the company payroll system. They will be in charge of supervising and assigning the work to the payroll assistant.

    Responsibilities

    • Maintains payroll information by directing the collection, calculation, and entering of data.
    • Updates payroll records by reviewing and approving changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job titles, and department/ division transfers.
    • Pays employees by directing the production and issuance of paychecks or electronic transfers to bank accounts.
    • Prepares reports by compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages.
    • Provide weekly and monthly management reports.
    • Compile weekly journal entries to accurately record payroll expenses in general ledger.
    • Reconcile monthly all payroll related accounts in general ledger.
    • Provides payroll information by answering questions and requests.
    • Maintains payroll guidelines by writing and updating policies and procedures.
    • Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
    • Maintains employee confidence and protects payroll operations by keeping information confidential.
    • Works closely with Controller and HR to accomplish related results as needed.
    • Execute other tasks as assigned
    • Ability to travel when required

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration with an emphasis in Accounting, or a related field
    • 3-5 years’ previous experience in a payroll position. Experience in an accounting role a plus.
    • Excellent computer skills; experience in payroll software and Microsoft Office Suite; additional system knowledge a plus
    • In-depth understand of payroll procedures, laws, taxes, and best practices
    • Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
    • Excellent mathematical and analytical skills

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