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Payroll Associate
REQUISITION NUMBER:20171027-92001-001
HOME COMPANY:West Regional Center
COMPANY LOCATION:West Regional Center - Olympia, WA
Job Responsibilities:
Position Summary

Gathers and inputs employee data needed for processing payroll, doing so within prescribed timelines and with accuracy, quality, and efficiency, and performing various payroll-related tasks.

Primary/Essential Responsibilities and Duties
Enters payroll information in a timely and accurate manner; ensures the integrity of payroll data
Inputs new hires, changes, and terminations; confirms required documentation/approvals have been received
Balances and reconciles payroll records; analyzes reports to identify errors  and resolves and adjusts discrepancies
Researches and resolves routine payroll questions and issues from managers and staff
Complies with payroll company standards and practices
Maintains a consistent information flow between payroll, HR, and other departments as needed
Posts payroll expenses to the general ledger
Generates regular and ad-hoc payroll reports

General/Other Responsibilities and Duties

Maintains payroll files and records and performs payroll-related clerical tasks
Coordinates distribution of annual W-2 forms

Job Qualifications:
Required Skills and Qualifications 

High school diploma; college degree preferred
A minimum of 1 to 2 years corporate payroll experience 
Organized, detail oriented and able to meet deadlines
Ability to handle highly confidential and sensitive information and to perform with a high level of professionalism and integrity
Strong understanding of payroll principles and standards
Ability to carefully follow procedures and policies
Effective written and oral communication skills
Strong customer service skills
Familiarity with payroll systems/software
Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office suite with strong Excel skills
Physical/Travel/Attendance Requirements
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

Works in an office environment
Frequently sits for long periods of time
Frequently speaks, reads, writes and uses a computer keyboard 
May require occasional standing, walking, lifting, stooping, or bending 

This job description is not intended to represent a complete, comprehensive list of all duties and responsibilities that may be required in this position.  There may be unplanned activities and other duties as assigned.

RailWorks is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/ Veterans/Disabled)

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