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Payroll Specialist

RP Pro Services
Ashburn, VA
  • Expired: January 13, 2023. Applications are no longer accepted.
RP Professional Services is a rapidly growing government consulting firm headquartered in Ashburn, Virginia. We're an 8(a), Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) exclusively enabling the missions of U.S. federal agencies through superior mission support and technology integration. At RP, we develop value-driven, customized solutions that are executed by the best people. Our dedication to our employees and clients is driven by our promise to deliver Excellence, Value, and Flexibility. "People, not just Resources" is more than our motto; it's the foundation on which we are built!

RP is hiring a Payroll Specialist to assist the the administration and documentation of the corporate payroll function. The Payroll Specialist would assist the Accounting and Human Resources departments to process the semi monthly payroll on a timely basis for two different employee groups. The ideal candidate would have strong technical experience with payroll administration and compliance who is also well versed in systems such as iSolved and PROCAS. Additionally, RP is looking for a candidate that is able to maintain accurate records, build support workbooks, and import accounting entries for the payroll function. Currently a significant portion of RP's payroll function is outsourced to a 3rd party. The Payroll Specialist's long term goal would be to work with the 3rd party payroll facilitators to document existing operating procedures and bring the payroll function in house with new procedures. Other core requirements of this position include the ability to thrive in a fast-paced working environment, good time management skills, the ability hit deadlines, and to pivot quickly when needed. This position will be a good fit for a growth-minded individual who is empowered to help build out new scalable payroll standard operating procedures as the company continues to grow. This position is mainly remote, with occasional in-person meetings in the office.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Responsible for processing semi-monthly payroll for two different pay groups including the following:
  • Payroll processing for hourly, salaried exempt, and salaried non-exempt employees across multiple jurisdictions
  • Calculation of cash, PTO, & Sick leave requirements for each payroll
  • Ownership of the payroll calendar
  • Communication with key stake holders in payroll process
  • Act as primary point of contract for payroll items for internal items and 3rd party payroll vendors:
    • OPSPro - 3rd party payroll facilitators currently processing RP's payroll
    • iSolved - 3rd party HR/Payroll support service that houses key data points and processes payroll function.
  • Validate payroll calculated to include up to date information and elections for employees including:
    • Working with HR to review/validate employee changes that affect payroll
    • Review of payroll registers for accuracy prior to processing
    • Resolves issues/errors related to payroll and benefits deductions
    • Working with Accounting to verify timekeeping accuracy (WBS codes and hours)
    • Coordinates setup of wage garnishments and other court orders
  • Facilitation of off cycle payroll requests as necessary for items such as expense reimbursements, bonus payments, and payroll corrections
  • Ownership of payroll reporting, compliance, documentation for internal and external needs
    • Works with Accounting to record payroll properly in financials
      • Goal to have payroll person prepare these entries in Procas for review
    • Assists with audits/projects to gather necessary reports
    • Tracks and owns schedule for payroll related compliance filings
    • Document all processes into standardized SOPs
    • Coordination with Accounting for the setup/update of employee records in iSolved and Procas to ensure matching and accurate records
  • Review accuracy of timesheets recorded by RP employees to assist with processing payroll and month end accounting close
    • Task currently resides with accounting with goal of process ownership with payroll specialist for review by accounting.
  • Maintenance of electronic records in compliance with laws and regulations, as well as reporting needs for external audits
  • Effective communication of payroll guidance with individuals
  • Handling of both sensitive and confidential information with the highest level of professionalism and the utmost care


Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related business field (or equalivant experience)
  • 5+ years of experience
  • Experience in processing payroll function for a services based company
  • Experience handling payroll compliance including compliance filings and withholdings
  • Experience working for/ with a government contractor
  • Expert proficiency with Microsoft Excel and working knowledge of other Microsoft Office products
  • The ability to work for any US employer without requiring sponsorship

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with iSolved Payroll Network
  • Experience with PROCAS Accounting Software


  • Health Benefits: Medical, Vision, Dental
  • 4% retirement match with 100% vesting
  • Company paid STD and LTD
  • Company paid basic life insurance
  • Competitive PTO package

RP Professional Services, LLC provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

RP Pro Services


Ashburn, VA
20149 USA


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