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Payroll Specialist

Seattle Financial Staffing Seattle, WA
  • Expired: 27 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Payroll Specialist - Construction

Seattle, WA

Do you have 3+ years of Union payroll experience and love working as part of a fun and fast-paced team? A large General Contractor in Seattle is looking to add an additional Payroll Specialist onto their Payroll team. As a Payroll Specialist, you will be an integral part of a dynamic team that makes a difference for everyone in the company! Prior payroll experience within Construction is highly desired!

Payroll Specialist Responsibilities:

  • Perform daily payroll department operations
  • Manage workflow to ensure to payroll transactions are processed accurately and timely
  • Reconcile payroll prior to transmission and validate confirmed reports
  • Understand proper taxation of employer paid benefits
  • Process correct garnishment calculations and compliance
  • Execute Time & Attendance processing and interface with payroll
  • Create Certified Payroll reports
  • Process accurate and timely year-end reporting when necessary (W-2, W-2c, etc.)
  • Process manual checks
  • Load import files
  • Prepares and files state quarterly payroll reports/taxes
  • Process employee verification of employment request
  • Distributes checks on site employees
  • Assist employees in registering for or resetting access to online pay stubs
  • Provide customer service to employees: in the area of pay, benefits and taxes as they relate to their pay, how to enter time or time off, where to locate forms and information on the company’s intranet, where to send completed forms, who to contact for benefit questions and how to obtain IRS instructions on withholding issues.

Payroll Specialist Qualifications:

  • BS, BA or related years of experience
  • At least 3 years of Payroll/Accounting experience
  • Sage Payroll experience a plus
  • Union payroll experience
  • Knowledge of multi state OT rules, particularly CA laws
  • Application must be detail-oriented
  • Must be able to work under tight deadlines
  • Should be able to deal with difficult, sensitive and confidential issues
  • Must have good customer services and overall understanding of accounting, exposure to management reporting systems
  • Excellent organization skills, time management and prioritization abilities
  • Must be a team player with excellent communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of federal and state regulations
  • Strong PC skills
  • High degree of professionalism
  • Ability for decision-making, problem-solving, and analytical skills

Seattle Financial Staffing

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Our powerful presence in the Pacific Northwest give you unparalleled opportunities when seeking a new position.

Founded in 1998, Seattle Financial Staffing has been a leading provider of accounting and finance professionals on contract, project, temporary and direct-hire basis. With diverse experience in accounting and finance, Seattle Financial Staffing is uniquely positioned to partner with our clients to consistently provide the best solution for their staffing needs. Whether a Fortune 500 or start-up, our clients continually look to us to help solve their most complex project or staffing issues.


Seattle, WA