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Payroll & Benefits Specialist

Cary, NC 27513

Posted: 05/30/2024 Industry: Professional Non-Technical Job Number: 38564 Remote/Work From Home Jobs: Work from home flexibility

Job Description

Job Title: Payroll & Benefits Specialist
Type: Direct Hire
Work Location: Onsite in Cary, NC

Job Overview:

Our client is seeking a Payroll Specialist who will ensure employees are paid promptly and accurately. This position will be reporting to Chief People Officer. The Ideal candidate for this position would be someone who has experience with Dayforce, excellent experience with MS Excel, and have good knowledge of payroll concepts and experience processing payroll globally.

Essential Job Responsibilities:
  • Process and manage full payroll cycle bi-weekly and monthly payroll for approximately 250 exempt and nonexempt employees using Ceridian DayForce.
  • Audit payroll register.
  • Maintain payroll documents for processing and auditing needs.
  • Process and enter changes in Dayforce.
  • Resolve and document payroll discrepancies.
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks under strict deadlines and with appropriate prioritization.
  • Process and maintain relevant paperwork associated with new hires, terminations employee transfers, and leave of absence.
  • Calculate vacation and time off and maintain records in the payroll system.
  • Prepare journal entries and monthly reconciliations.
  • Prepare all payroll-related government and non-government remittances.
  • Process year-end payroll including auditing and balancing reports and year-end statements.
  • Prepare periodic reports of earnings, taxes, and deductions using DayForce Reports.
  • Respond to payroll-related inquiries.

Required Skills & Experience:
  • Post-Secondary degree or diploma in a related field
  • 5+ years experience with an automated payroll system, preferably Ceridian DayForce.
  • Experience with implementations and configurations of payroll systems
  • Strong customer service and communication skills
  • Basic accounting principles required.
  • Experience in all facets of Benefits Administration
  • Experience using an electronic payroll processing system, either in-house or third-party
  • Strong MS Office skills with an intermediate level in Excel
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills and extremely detail-oriented
  • Possess initiative, creativity, integrity, and a strong work ethic.

Job Requisition # 38564

A reasonable estimate of the Base Salary for this role is $50,000 - $65,000. The disclosed pay range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled.  The compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case, such as skills and experience levels.

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