BroadPath is seeking a Payroll Coordinator to work in our corporate office in Tucson, AZ! Payroll Coordinators act as a liaison between multiple departments including Human Resources and Accounting. The position includes but is not be limited to collecting and processing time cards, entering payroll hours into the payroll system, verifying payroll records after typing the data into the system, vetting payroll entries and working with Human Resources & Accounting as needed to make corrections. This is a temporary position, initially slated to last approximately 6 months. There is the potential for this role to grow and evolve to long term, based on business needs, and the given fact that the person selected has proven to be a valuable asset to our Payroll Team.
Updates payroll records by reviewing and approving changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, job titles, and department/ division transfers.
Pays employees by directing the production and issuance of paychecks or electronic transfers to bank accounts.
Prepares reports by compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages.
Understands payroll allocations and job costing.
Determines payroll liabilities by approving the calculation of employee federal and state income and social security taxes, and employer's social security, unemployment, and workers compensation payments.
Assists in payroll audits such as Worker’s Compensation.
Files and maintains states’ quarterly reports for SUI and worker’s compensation.
Balances the payroll accounts by resolving payroll discrepancies.
Maintains payroll guidelines by writing and updating policies and procedures.
Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
Maintains employee confidence and protects payroll operations by keeping information confidential.
Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
Partner with Human Resources and benefits in aligning and implementing a more sophisticated payroll process.
Provides payroll information to employees by answering questions and requests.
Minimum 3 years of recent, high volume payroll processing experience. Working specifically in a dedicated payroll position. i.e. Payroll Administrator, Payroll Manager, Payroll Specialist etc.
Recent experience processing multi-state payroll – processing multiple states for a minimum of one year
Proficient with MS office, especially strong in MS Excel (pivot tables specifically)
Solid experience working in ADP for payroll processing
Experience with payroll tax at the federal, state and local levels
Experience with accounting software i.e. QuickBooks, PeachTree, SagePro, in-house proprietary
Associates Degree in related field, or equivalent certifications and/or on the job training