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Payroll Specialist in Milwaukee, WI at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 2/11/2019

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Job Description

Job #:  928482

Our great Fortune 500 client is seeking a Payroll Specialist to join the team at their Glendale, WI location. The Payroll Specialist will be responsible for timely and accurate preparation and delivery of the organization’s Payroll. This includes the preparation, documentation and disbursement of the organization’s payroll. Interested candidates can apply with most up to date resume by sending to

Primary Duties 
• Responsible to ensure the timely and accurate preparation and delivery of the organization’s payroll. 
• Ensures appropriate withholding of federal, state and local income taxes, and works directly with the Payroll Tax team regarding any issues or concerns that may arise. 
• Ensures all other voluntary and involuntary deductions are taken and accounted for throughout the payroll life cycle; to include (but not limited to) benefits, 401k, United Way, garnishments, etc. 
• Knowledge of ADP GlobalView / ADP PCPW payroll system preferred. 
• Knowledge of Workday HCM and Payroll system preferred. 
• Responds to all inquiries relating to payroll and payroll systems. 
• Ensures complete pay information is properly recorded and accurately calculated for each payroll cycle. 
• Reviews payroll reports to identify potential problems and contacts business units to resolve discrepancies as needed. 
• Reviews payroll quality assurance reports; performs analysis and takes appropriate action where results fall outside of established standards. 
• Provides ongoing support through day-to-day activities and deliverables. 
• Coordinates and executes all activities relating to year-end bonus payments and other year- end activities impacting employees. 
• Provides customer and stakeholder support for issues that arise, and helps with planning for problem resolution along with mitigation of issues on a go-forward basis. 
• Recommends, develops and implements changes to processes, procedures and workflows, leading to greater efficiency and accuracy throughout the US payroll operations. 
• Works closely with ADP’s managed services team. 
• Reviews and assists with vendor enhancements and program changes to upgrade the payroll system as necessary. 
• Analysis, research, problem resolution and administration of payroll processes. Specific processes could include payroll accounting, G/L Interface, account reconciliation, accruals, tax reporting/payments, T&A interfaces, garnishment processing, leave accruals, W-2 Processing, W-2C’s, etc. 
• Provides payroll reports and other information as needed/requested. 
• Adheres to and completed all activities related to SOX and internal control compliance. 
• Performs other tasks/duties as assigned. 

Job Specifications / Requirements 
• Degree in business related discipline (Business, Accounting, Finance, HR, etc.), or the 
equivalent of combination of education and work experience 
• Minimum of 3 years hand on experience in payroll processing and associated activities 
• Working knowledge of payroll tax 
• Strong knowledge of payroll policies, procedures, regulations, and systems for payroll/tax 
• Creative analytical and problem solving background 
• Demonstrates analytical strengths in payroll environment 
• Strong organizational, interpersonal and communications skills 
• Must be a customer-focused, self-driven, results-oriented individual with an emphasis on 
quality, detail and accuracy 
• Excellent English communication skills, both written and verbal 
• Strong skills in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint









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Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178