Payroll Specialist

ID: 26756
Location: Baton Rouge

This client has an immediate opening for a payroll specialist and welcomes candidates with relevant experience, ideally around 3 years. Experience with Netchex, an electronic payroll system, is preferred for this role. However, candidates without Netchex experience but with proficiency in using a payroll system like Paycom or Paylocity will also be considered.
Managing around 250 employees on a bi-weekly payroll schedule, this role entails two key responsibilities: accurately processing employee payments and handling client invoicing.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Setting up new hires in Netchex payroll system, including wage rates, tax withholding, and benefit deductions.
  • Reviewing timesheets for accuracy and obtaining overtime approval.
  • Managing and implementing payroll changes for bi-weekly, semi-monthly, or monthly payrolls.
  • Processing project-based payrolls accurately and on time.
  • Issuing payments via checks and direct deposit.
  • Maintaining precise payroll records and reports, tracking absences and accrued vacation time.
  • Utilizing payroll software for employee information tracking and benefit withholding.
  • Accurately recording payments received and maintaining current employee records.
  • Calculating commissions for sales team members and generating project invoices.
  • Posting payroll data accurately and reviewing for errors.
  • Providing daily support to employees and cross-functional teams.
  • Creating customer invoices from project payrolls, issuing credit memos, and overseeing monthly balance reviews.
  • Maintaining organized financial records and facilitating audits.
  • Responding promptly to employee, project, and business inquiries.
  • Supporting management on special projects as required.
  • Ensuring compliance with federal, state, and local payroll laws and recommending updates to payroll systems and procedures.
  • Answering phones and performing additional assigned duties, including client invoicing.
Job Qualifications:
  • 3 Years of payroll experience
  • Experience in an electronic payroll system
  • Experience processing payroll for staggered shifts
Type: Temp-to-hire
Schdeule: Mon-Friday 8a-4:30pm
Pay Rate: $18.00/Hour – $25.00/Hour

Capital City Staffing, LLC t/a AMMON Staffing and AMMON Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or physical or mental disability.