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Current Openings:

Payroll Specialist

Location: Mid Columbia Forklift/Yakima

Summary Member of the Finance team that will ensure accurate processing and recording of company’s payroll, provide timely and accurate financial information, participate in daily data entry Payroll processing. This position will impact a growing organization and offers career development opportunities for the right candidate.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Perform daily payroll department operations
Manage workflow to ensure all 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 and attendance processing and interface with payroll
Perform compliances for unclaimed property payroll checks
Process accurate and timely year-end reporting when necessary (W-2, W-2c, etc)
Develop ad hoc financial and operational reporting as needed
Process manual check and relocation metric’s
Update and reconcile Paychex reports
Load import files received from HR (All Companies)
Research and email appropriate audience of file issues
Prepare journal entries posting payroll activity to the GL


Four year accounting/finance degree preferred.
CPP preferred but not required.
4-6 years of experience processing multi-state payroll.
Working knowledge of payroll best practices.
Strong knowledge of federal and state regulations.
Strong PC skills including proficiency in Excel.
Working knowledge of e-Time and Kronos, ADP PCPW, Paychex, and Query.
Strong work ethic and team player.
High degree of professionalism.
Ability to deal sensitively with confidential material
Strong interpersonal (verbal and written) communication skills.
Ability to communicate with various levels of management.
Decision-making, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
Organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills.

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