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Sr. Coordinator, Payroll (Temporary 6+ months)

Job ID BAN000PM Location 18101 SE 6th Way, Vancouver, Washington Job Type Full-time regular
Summary and Qualifications:

The primary purpose and function of the Sr. Coordinator, Payroll is to audit and process bi-weekly payroll for a region.

 Essential Responsibilities and Tasks:
  • Live and exemplify the Five Principles of Mars, Inc. within self and team.

  • Prepare and process all aspects of bi-weekly payroll.

  • Audit time and attendance for all associates prior to final payroll transmittal.

  • Import, prepare and transmit payroll data batches.

  • Audit payroll processing error messages and resolve all issues.

  • Process payroll data and tax set up including multi-states, localities, and school districts for all associates in 43 states.

  • Perform HR data exchange process, review and resolve differences.

  • Process terminated associates final pay and all manual checks as requested.

  • Distribute payroll checks via FedEx delivery to all hospitals.

  • Respond to all payroll inquiries from associates and other agencies.

  • Process federal and state tax levies as well as multi-state court-ordered garnishments.

  • Maintain client confidence and protect operations by keeping information confidential.

  • May require extensive periods of data entry and perform periodic tax and time entry auditing.

  • Other job duties as assigned.

Special Working Conditions:
  • Ability to work at a computer for long periods of time. 

  • Project timelines and work volume / deadlines may often require more than 40 hours per week to complete essential duties of this job.

  • Must have mental processes for reasoning, remembering, mathematics and language ability (reading, writing, and speaking the English language) to perform the duties proficiently.

  • Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form and to solve problems involving several variables.

  • Ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and climb as well as manipulate (lift, carry, move) up to 50 pounds.

  • Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm-hand-finger dexterity with the ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard and operate necessary equipment.

  • The noise level in the work environment is normally moderate.

  • Environment where pets are present.

Experience, Education and/or Training:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or related field preferred, or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

  • Minimum five years of relevant professional Payroll experience required, with data entry and a strong understanding of accounting and how it relates to Payroll.

  • Experience with federal and multi-state wage and hour laws, garnishments, tax returns, and general ledger entries.

  • Experience with Ceridian Payroll preferred.

  • Prefer health care background (veterinary or human healthcare, pharmaceutical, etc.).




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