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Payroll Assistant

Company Confidential
West Warwick, RI
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $20 to $21 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: medical,
Job Description

Maintaining payroll information by collating, calculating, and entering data into the company’s transportation management system and ADP Workforce Now

· Updating payroll records by entering any changes to employee information or benefits such as job title changes, salary adjustments, and exemptions as exceptions

· Preparing reports that include summaries of earnings, withholding and employer taxes and deductions

· Calculating payroll liabilities by determining withholding taxes, including federal, FICA, state, and municipal

· Resolving payroll discrepancies and answering any employee payroll queries

· Maintaining all payroll operations according to the federal, state, and local laws and the company policies and procedures

· Processing and issuing W-2 forms to employees


· Three years’ experience in a multi-state payroll department

· Strong computer skills such as typing, system and software knowledge

· Knowledge of wage withholding orders

· Accurate data entry skills with great attention to detail

· Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, to communicate with employees regarding their issues and concerns

· Good client service skills

· Being an effective team player

· Sound decision-making skills

· Knowledge of full cycle payroll

· Comfortable working in a demanding environment and ability to stay calm under pressure

· Ability to multitask in a stressful environment with specific deadlines

· Ability to work independently in a time-sensitive environment

· Confidentiality and respect for the privacy of employee records

· Work occasionally requires a high level of mental effort and strain when performing essential duties. Must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with time constraints, interruptions and stressed dispatchers and auto haulers

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West Warwick, RI


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