Payroll Specialist

Payroll Specialist

Balance Staffing

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Now hiring two Payroll Specialists to work out of Salt Lake City, UT!

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2023 – Clearly Rated Best of Staffing for Client Satisfaction

2022 – Largest Staffing Firms in the US (by revenue) – Staffing Industry Analysts

2021 – Clearly Rated Best of Staffing for Client Satisfaction

2021 – Largest Staffing Firms in the US (by revenue) – Staffing Industry Analysts

2020 – Largest Staffing Firms in the US (by revenue) – Staffing Industry Analysts

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Join the ranks as a Payroll Specialist! Be part of a tenacious, agile team and help ensure our contingent employees are paid on time, every time. Use Bullhorn and PrismHR to process pay cards for 300-800 contingent employees a week. 


Our Specialties

We specialize in Skilled Manufacturing, Light Industrial, Call Center, Administrative, Human Resources, and Finance/Accounting positions. 

Your Benefits

As a Payroll Specialist, you will have:

  • Extra floating holiday (after first 90 days)
  • Medical, vision, dental coverage 
  • Life and accident insurance
  • Additional computer/work equipment
  • Gym/wellness reimbursement paid out every month (after first 90 days)
  • Supportive, transparent, and collaborative leadership

Your Role

As a Payroll Specialist you will:

  • Process payroll by established deadlines
  • Enter, collect, and audit all employee data necessary for processing timely payroll into the HRIS/Payroll system each week
  • Export payroll from time management systems, importing to appropriate system for processing
  • Validate and calculate adjustments and non-worked hour requests
  • Resolve payroll discrepancies/adjustments through review and completion
  • Assist with preparation for processing weekly payroll, to include requesting and
  • following up on stop payment/ACH reversals
  • Audit time entry to assure hours worked are properly entered into the payroll system
  • Answer employee questions about pay and other payroll related requests
  • Report and follow up on missing time
  • Calculate, validate, and submit retroactive payment and nonworked hours
  • Maintain payroll operations by following policies and procedures
  • Interact with colleagues, employees, and clients in a courteous, professional, and polite manner
  • Maintain confidentiality of payroll information
  • Answer questions relating to taxes and accruals
  • Contribute to the team effort’s payroll completion

Your Pay

Base: $22-$23ph depending on your location in the US and experience.

Your Experience

Lastly, a Payroll Specialist, your experience and skills will include:

  • 2+ years’ experience in processing payroll (agency experience strongly preferred)
  • High School diploma/GED
  • Proficient data entry skills
  • Competency in MS Office Suite
  • Strong verbal, written, and math skills
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Dependability with proven attendance track record

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Balance Staffing is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal or state law.

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