We are looking for a Payroll Specialist to join our Accounting and Finance team. The Payroll Specialist will work closely with the Payroll Manager to assist in accurate processing weekly payroll and support of the Payroll Administrator and Trips Processing positions and job functions, and a variety of duties that will serve to support the daily operation of the Payroll Department.
College degree preferred
Knowledge of basic accounting principles
3-5 years of experience in a payroll setting
Ability to handle CONFIDENTIAL information is absolutely essential.
Prefer some experience in the trucking industry
Knowledge of payroll withholding taxes
Experience with garnishments
Accurate data entry skills
10 key calculator
Basic PC skills to include Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook
Ability to work flexible hours and flexible schedules as needed
Ability to pass pre-employment drug test
No conviction of felonies, serious crimes or have charges pending. However, a conviction is not an automatic disqualification of employment.
Ability to work independently. Ability to take initiative and be a self-starter.
Ability to plan and organize work load and ability to handle very detailed information.
Ability and flexibility to handle work pressure and work with interruptions.
Ability to meet work processes deadlines.
Ability to handle multiple priorities.
Ability to function as a team player.
Ability to handle pay questions/concerns with tact and diplomacy.
Willingness to learn and accept responsibility.
Strong analytical skills
Oversight of the maintenance and integrity of employee master files in AS/400.
Ensures Company compliance with all applicable Federal and State law requirements concerning payroll taxes.
Coordinates payroll direct deposit setups in AS/400 and vendor website.
Input payroll data into AS400 from multiple source documents.
Review the weekly payroll trial, to ensure accuracy and completeness in driver pay, reimbursements and deductions.
Managers and monitors monies due company on employee loans, cash advances and missed deductions for accuracy and deduction through payroll.
Manages, processes and has discretion to finalize payroll reports to generate employee pay via the company payroll vendor.
Transmit credit union deduction file to the credit union and calculate weekly total to be wired.
Reconcile vendor invoices to payroll totals each week.
Works with driver managers to resolve driver pay issues and/or discrepancies.
Assists employees with questions/concerns on pay issues.
Assist with special payments such as holiday pay and bonuses.
Serves as back up to Payroll Manager, Payroll Administrator and Trips Processing Clerk roles.
Assist with processing mileage drivers' trips including added pay, deductions, and reimbursements as needed to meet deadlines
Assist with scanning and indexing trip documents as needed to meet deadlines.
Demonstrates support to the Epes Transport System, LLC Quality Management System and its objectives, as applicable.
Performs other duties as may become necessary or assigned
Epes Transport is dedicated to providing quality transportation services. Our mission is to continuously improve the quality of our service to meet and exceed the needs of our customers. Continuous improvement in quality is the means we will use to ensure reasonable profits and long term growth.
Epes Transport System, LLC is the largest private trucking company in North Carolina.