Payroll Specialist

Overland Park, KS

Posted: 02/18/2021 Industry: Accounting and Finance Job Number: EB-1007952906

Job Description

Payroll Specialist:

We are assisting a very successful client in procuring a highly-proficient Payroll Specialist with extensive experience processing multi-state payroll for 500+ employees, utilizing the UltiPro software system. In this position you will administer payroll processes, ensuring associates are paid on-time and accurately, and ensure proper payroll records are maintained and legally compliant.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Accurately manages multi-state payrolls, meeting all established deadlines.
  • Methodically reviews and reconciles pay deductions, collecting arrears as needed.
  • Performs monthly benefit reconciliations for both employer and employee benefit costs.
  • Initiates new tax jurisdictions including payroll system code creation and registration with state and local tax entities.
  • Prepares and reviews payroll reports for errors, performing necessary corrections.
  • Reconciles payrolls according to established deadlines.
  • Resolves time-off balances, distributing reports to managers.
  • Maintains workers’ compensation rates in the payroll system.
  • Generates accrual entries.
  • Maintains payroll data files in accordance with legal mandates.
  • Regularly communicates with the payroll service provider.
  • Prioritizes timely responses to associate payroll queries.


1-10 years of payroll administration experience in a multi-state environment, with a large employee base

Extensive experience using UltiPro software

High proficiency in MS Office with advanced Excel skills

About Morgan Hunter

Since 1986, Morgan Hunter has served Kansas City-area employers to help them meet a range of hiring needs, from temporary staffi ng to direct-hire placements. Thoughtful and thorough in our approach, we're also responsive and effi cient, creating a tailored hiring experience for both employer and job seeker— because everyone deserves to fi nd the right fi t.


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