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Payroll Specialist

at A1 Placement

Pay: $38,000 to $45,000/year
Posted: 6/30/2019
Job Status: Temp to Hire
Job Reference #: 15412

Job Description

We are looking for a knowledgeable Payroll Specialist to process and manage the payroll for a highly touted software development firm based out of Aurora. You will be the one to calculate wages based on hours worked and administer payments.


  • Gathering information on hours worked for each employee
  • Calculating the correct amount incorporating overtime, deductions, bonuses etc. with assistance of a computer system
  • Receiving approval from upper management for payments when needed
  • Preparing and executing pay orders through an electronic system or distribute paychecks
  • Administering statements of payment to personnel either electronically or on paper
  • Processing taxes and payment of employee benefits
  • Keeping track of hour rates, wages, compensation benefit rates, new hire information etc.
  • Addressing issues and questions regarding payroll from employees and superiors
  • Preparing reports for upper management or finance department etc.


  • Proven experience as payroll specialist or payroll manager
  • Solid understanding of accounting fundamentals and payroll best practices
  • Very good knowledge of legislation and regulations of the field
  • Proficient in MS Office and good knowledge of relevant software (e.g. Kronos, Payforce) and databases
  • Trustworthy with attention to confidentiality
  • Outstanding organizational ability with great attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • BSc/BA in business, accounting or relevant field is a plus