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Payroll Specialist

Company: Aston Carter
Location: Rockville
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Hybrid Payroll Specialist
Location: North Bethesda, MD - Hybrid
Employment Type: Contract (4 months)
Job Description:
Payroll Specialist Responsibilities:
Processes semi-monthly multi-State payroll, including the collection of timesheet data, validating employee changes and processing New Hires & Terminations
Reviews, audits, and makes corrections as needed to Timecard data and prepares Timecard data for imports, which includes paid time off, leave of absence, and various other pay types.
Ensures timesheets are processed and approved by manager timely and follow up as necessary.
Process new hires, state-to-state movements, terminations, status changes, LOAs, tax changes, deductions, direct deposits, rate changes, retroactive adjustments, and special pays
Maintains the confidentiality and accuracy of all payroll records.
Liaison with Human Resource staff regarding payroll related issues to ensure payroll is processed accurately and timely.
Validate New Hire Tax Setup in the Payroll system for accuracy.
Process monthly Stock Vestings and Exercises through payroll for reporting of wages and taxes
Provide prompt, courteous, and efficient service to employees with questions regarding their pay, deductions, or the payroll process.
Ensures legal compliances with the state and federal regulations.
Maintain payroll records as well as employee records.
Actively participate in any system implementations as it relates to payroll processing or data.
Supports Director of Payroll and Payroll Manager as needed.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Payroll Specialist Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in finance, human resource management, or a similar field preferred
Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) desired
At least three years' experience as a payroll specialist
Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills
Experience administering deductions, garnishments, FSAs, HSAs, retirement plans, and benefits contributions.
Highly proficient with Payroll software, such as ADP and Paylocity, and MS Office applications
Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
Familiarity with labor legislation and federal tax laws
The ability to ethically work with employee-sensitive information.
Good interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate with team members.
About Aston Carter:
Please Note: Scammers are posing as Aston Carter. We'll never contact you via Gmail, Telegram, or WhatsApp and we'll never solicit money from you.
At Aston Carter, were dedicated to expanding career opportunities for the skilled professionals who power our business. Our success is driven by the talented, motivated people who join our team across a range of positions from recruiting, sales and delivery to corporate roles. As part of our team, employees have the opportunity for long-term career success, where hard work is rewarded and the potential for growth is limitless.
Established in 1997, Aston Carter is a leading staffing and consulting firm, providing high-caliber talent and premium services to more than 7,000 companies across North America. Spanning four continents and more than 200 offices, we extend our clients capabilities by seeking solvers and delivering solutions to address todays workforce challenges. For organizations looking for innovative solutions shaped by critical-thinking professionals, visit Aston Carter is a company within Allegis Group, a global leader in talent solutions.
The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.
If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888-237-6835 or email ( for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.

Keywords: Aston Carter, Rockville , Payroll Specialist, Accounting, Auditing , Rockville, Maryland

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