Payroll Specialist

Human Resources Boston, Massachusetts


Description

Position at Havas

 

PAYROLL SPECIALIST         

POSITION OVERVIEW
The Payroll Specialist ensures accurate processing of the agency’s payroll by participating in daily payroll processing and providing timely and accurate financial information.  This role reports to the Associate Director of Payroll & HRIS.

 

ROLES & RESPONSIBILTIES
This role provides payroll services to all levels of employees within the organization.   
 

Other Responsibilities:

-          Perform daily payroll department operations

-          Correctly calculate employee’s pay based on approved timesheets

-          Reviews, analyzes and checks payroll forms and reports for accuracy and makes necessary adjustments or corrections

-          Manage workflow to ensure all payroll and HR transactions are processed accurately and timely

-          Reconcile payroll prior to transmission and validate confirmed reports

-          Understand proper taxation of all earnings and benefits

-          Process manual and onsite checks as needed

-          Process accurate and timely reporting when necessary

-          Validate pay data from HR and upload into payroll system

-          Researches, analyzes and resolves payroll-related problems or questions

 

YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
2-3 years in payroll with 1-2 years in HR preferred

 

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS
Must be team oriented, have strong verbal, written and presentation communication skills, deadline driven, organized, and able to multi-task.  Strong professional and interpersonal skills, detail oriented, dedicated and able to deal with a consistently changing environment. Microsoft Office a must.

 

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION
4 year degree required.