HMSHost Careers

Payroll Specialist II


Job Description


The Payroll Specialist II is responsible for ensuring timely submission of payroll data; accurate processing of
payroll for assigned HMSHost locations; assisting in collecting and providing metrics to improve and streamline
processes; responding in a timely, accurate and professional manner to all payroll related inquiries, including
those related to processes and procedures while maintaining confidentiality at all times in regards to associate
information; and performing all other responsibilities as directed by the business or as assigned by
management. This position typically reports to the Department Manager.

Essential Functions:

•Assists locations in managing and resolving exceptions from existing reports to ensure payroll is accurate for processing
•Provides support in processing location adjustments using PeopleSoft Time and Labor to ensure desired effect on payable time
•Validates and prepares off-cycle manual check requests according to published guidelines in a timely fashion to ensure that all associates receive any additional funds owed
•Processes and audits direct deposit requests and tax withholding changes
•Processes and audits any manual draft checks issued directly at the field level for inclusion into employee wages
•Responds appropriately to all inquiries with regard to payroll policies and procedures in a timely, accurate and professional manner while maintaining confidentiality at all times
•Promotes a proactive customer service approach in resolving all issues by providing accurate information, appropriate follow-up and suggestions for process improvement
•Maintains the accuracy and data integrity of the PeopleSoft system by carefully reviewing all entries made and remaining aware of their impact on the payroll process
•Provides back-up support for the Payroll Specialist position for assigned locations and assists Payroll Manager in research as necessary
•Gathers information and assists in analyzing internal metrics for reporting, streamlining, documentation, and improvement of processes
•Runs and analyzes payroll queries to identify and resolve payroll issues


Minimum Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills, and Work Environment:

•Requires High School diploma and 5 years of payroll experience preferably in a high-volume service environment or Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, or related field
•Requires demonstrated attention to detail and understanding of the payroll cycle
•Requires above average knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, & Power Point) and experience using PeopleSoft HRMS v. 9.x a plus
•Requires excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills

Additional Information

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