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Senior Payroll Specialist - Baltimore

Location : Baltimore, MD
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 5
Required Education : Bachelor's Degree preferred
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

The Senior Payroll Specialist will be responsible for processing US bi-weekly payroll, along with monthly payrolls within the UK and Asia.  The Senior Payroll Specialist will ensure pay is processed on time and accurately.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

Process Management

·         Utilize, maintain and manage  payroll within Workday payroll.

·         Assist with the payroll entry and review process for 1000+ US, UK and Asia colleagues

·         Collaborate with HR to ensure accuracy of earnings and deductions including taxable fringe benefits & garnishments

·         Prepare/finalize monthly, quarterly, and annual payroll metric reports, annual compensation statements, and annual surveys

·         Maintains payroll guidelines by writing and updating policies and procedures as necessary

·         Maintain and organize payroll records in compliance with established retention policies

·         Direct the preparation of multi state/local payroll taxes, ensuring that payroll tax filings are timely and accurate

·         Verify accuracy of all GL and tax codes within payroll

·         Prepare payroll Journal Entries

·         Review monthly payroll reconciliations

·         Process, maintain and resolve all items related to Federal, State and local payroll taxes in a timely manner

·         Prepare annual workers compensation insurance analysis

·         Review year end payroll processing including creation of W2s/W2cs

·         Respond to payroll requests from colleagues, managers, auditors and vendors

Minimum Qualifications:

·         Five (5) or more years experience with Payroll Software (Workday a plus)

·         Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administrations, Human Resources or related field preferred

·         Understanding of multi-state payroll processing, including tax and other regulatory reporting requirements

·         Experience processing UK payroll a plus

·         Experience processing transactions related to equity compensation, stock options and deferred compensation

·         Maintain colleague confidence and protect payroll operations by illustrating tact, discretion, and good judgement in handling sensitive and confidential information

·         CPP Certification a plus

Required Qualifications :
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