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Job # : 106553
Title : Payroll Specialist
Location : State College, PA
Salary Range : Depending on Experience
Position : Payroll Specialist
Description :

Our client in State College, PA is searching for an HR/Payroll Specialist.


Essential Functions:

  • Carry out day-to-day administrative HR duties as needed, including reviewing new hire paperwork for compliance and maintaining employee files.
  • Administer payroll, including gathering information on hours worked for each employee, verifying they are correctly coded and approved, and sending them to a CPA for processing.
  • Administer statements of payment to personnel either electronically or on paper.
  • Manage internal and external compliance projects under the direction of an HR consultant.
  • Oversee and manage benefits administration, including but not limited to the processing of enrollments and changes, related taxes and payments.
  • Keep track of hour rates, wages, compensation benefit rates, new hire information etc.
  • Assist with the employee offboarding process as needed.
  • Address issues and questions regarding payroll from employees and superiors.
  • Prepare reports for upper management, finance department etc.
  • Maintain awareness and compliance with laws and regulations that apply to the areas described above.
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor and other leadership staff.



Requirements :


  • High school diploma or equivalent; associate's or bachelor's degree in a related field preferred
  • 3-5 years of HR/payroll administration experience with a solid understanding of payroll best practice
  • Very good knowledge of legislation and regulations of the field
  • Highly service-oriented disposition with aptitude in problem-solving
  • Proficient in MS Office and good knowledge of relevant software and database
  • Prior experience with payroll and HRIS systems
  • Trustworthy with attention to confidentiality
  • Outstanding organizational ability with great attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills


This position is a temp-to-hire position.  Please submit resume for consideration.  (Must be in .doc or .pdf format)#zr


Job Type : Temporary
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