Summary: Array has an exciting opportunity as we expand our Payroll team to support our increased employee base of 300 across the US. This position will be based in Boulder, CO. The Payroll Specialist will provide critical payroll support and back up the Payroll Manager.
Conduct payroll and timesheet orientation to individual or small groups of employees.
Audit timesheets using time and attendance system to ensure accuracy of hours reported.
Will analyze, prepare and input payroll data.
Audit changed information prior to processing payroll to ensure accuracy.
Audit any benefit deduction changes; compensation changes and other types of adjustments.
Prepare the semi-monthly multi-state payroll utilizing Ultimate Software HRIS System, and process as needed
Assist with all reporting including but not limited to monthly, quarterly annual and ad-hoc reporting.
Assist employees with payroll questions and related issues; maintain a high level of confidentiality and customer service at all times.
Compile and review data for accuracy for workers' compensation, 401(k) and financial audits.
Ensure payroll disputes are resolved accurately in a timely manner.
Proactively seek ways to enhance efficiency and accuracy of multi-state payroll processes.
Comply with federal, state, and local employment law and tax legislation.
Prepare tax registrations and complete the required set-up of jurisdiction in HRIS system
Monitor and reconcile state and local tax filings and payments
Skills and Requirements
Bachelor's Degree preferred, Associate's Degree in Accounting, Business, related field required or the equivalent work experience
7+ years of experience with complex full cycle multi-state payrolls, CPP highly preferred
Experience using Ultimate Software, or a similar system required
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, intermediate Excel skills required. Excellent data entry ability.
Strong knowledge of payroll methods and practices, including federal. state and local payroll tax practices and requirements
Ability to use analytical skills to identify, investigates, troubleshoots and reconciles issues proactively
Strong mathematical, organizational and detail-oriented skills
Strong sense of urgency and pride in maintaining high quality work without errors necessary
Ability to effectively multitask and adjust to changing priorities
Self-starter who is inquisitive and has the ability to problem solve with little direction
Must be able to work under pressure with strict deadlines