Payroll Specialist

Addison Group Reston, VA, USA

Job Code: #499337
Title: Payroll Specialist
Job Type: Contract To Hire
Job Location: Reston VA

Job Description:

Compensation: $60,000+

Interim to perm

Key responsibilities:

  • Collect information on working hours of each employee
  • Determine the right payroll amount by calculating overtime, bonuses etc.
  • Process biweekly payroll for 500+ multistate employees
  • Prepare payroll payments and ensure payroll funding is in place
  • Ask for confirmation of suggested payments from senior management
  • Handle and process and execute payments and paychecks
  • Prepare and process statements of payment
  • Prepare and execute taxes and payment of employee benefits
  • Answer employees' questions about payroll
  • Compile key operational payroll metrics & dashboards
  • Prepare periodic payroll reconciliation and submit reports to the payroll manager for review


  • CPP would be a plus
  • Previous working experience as a Payroll Specialist for (2) year(s)
  • BSc/BA in accounting/business or similar relevant field
  • In-depth knowledge of general accounting principles and payroll best practices
  • Hands on experience with relevant software (e.g. ADP, Kronos, Payforce) and databases
  • Great attention to detail and confidentiality
  • Computer savvy with working knowledge of relevant software
  • Exquisite math and numerical skills
  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent communication abilities
  • Aptitude in problem-solving
Addison Group

About Addison Group:

The Addison Group is a leading staffing firm based in Chicago, IL that specializes in connecting opportunities and candidates in Administration & HR, Engineering, Finance & Accounting, Financial Services, Healthcare, and Information Technology. Founded in 1999, Addison Group has now established a coast to coast presence, with 22 offices nationwide: Austin, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago (HQ), Cupertino, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Minneapolis, Nashville, New York, Oklahoma City, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Reston, Rockville, San Antonio, San Francisco, Schaumburg, Seattle, Tulsa, and Washington, DC.

Named a “Top 50” Fastest Growing Company, Addison Group continues to achieve success and growth while fostering a competitive yet team-oriented environment. Addison Group is an Inavero’s Best of Staffing winner for the past six years. Addison Group is focused on organic growth—each year we promote people from within to open new branches and lines of business. Addison Group is a team-oriented work environment with a work hard/play hard atmosphere—Addison has been recognized by many publications as one of the top best places to work for the past five years. Visit our website to learn more:

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Posted date: 19 days ago

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