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PAYROLL CLERK

at The Geo Group

Posted: 1/3/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: J3M71W66DFSKWXM4Y3H
Keywords: clerical

Job Description

Job Description

Facility: EL CENTRO SERVICE PROCESSING CENTER

Compensation Base: $17.22

Compensation Bonus (if applicable):

Equal Opportunity Employer.



Summary

Compiles payroll data to complete payroll cycles and maintain payroll records.



Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Compiles payroll data such as hours worked, time tracking, taxes, insurance, and garnishments to be withheld, and employee identification number, from time sheets and other records.
  • Prepares computer input forms, enters data into computer files, or computes wages and deductions and posts to payroll records.
  • Reviews wages computed and corrects errors to ensure accuracy of payroll.
  • Records changes affecting net wages such as exemptions, insurance coverage, and loan payments for each employee to update master payroll records.
  • Records data concerning transfer of employees between departments.
  • Prorates expenses to be debited or credited to each department for cost accounting records.
  • Prepares periodic reports of earnings, taxes, and deductions.
  • Keeps records of leave pay and nontaxable wages.
  • Prepares and issues paychecks.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements



Minimum Requirements

  • High School diploma or GED certificate.
  • Two (2) years of progressive experience in a clerical or payroll capacity. Working knowledge of payroll procedures. General clerical aptitude.
  • Above average organizational and communication skills. Ability to understand and carry out moderately complex oral and written instructions; to make minor decisions in accordance with rules and regulations as they apply to work problems; to maintain company records; and to meet and deal effectively with employees and inmates. Must be able to deal with people in a variety of changing and complex situations.
  • Ability to prepare basic written reports.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.
  • Must be U.S. citizen.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must be willing to undergo a rigorous background investigation as required by U.S. Marshals.

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