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Payroll Specialist in The Colony, TX at Accounting Now

Date Posted: 9/15/2023

Job Snapshot

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    Contract to Hire
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    Not Specified
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  • Remote

Job Description

Job Description

Overview of the Role

This position is responsible for supporting the accurate and timely processing of payroll using UKG and Kronos/WFM time and labor systems. This associate will respond to frequent and urgent requests for information regarding payroll. They will also handle administration of payroll, including escheatment and garnishment notifications, maintain policies and procedures, seek areas for constant efficiencies and improvements, and support the overall processing needs of the payroll department.


  • Process multi-state and multi-company payroll through UKG, including new hire/termination information, associate changes, and other data changes.
  • Respond to questions from associates and managers regarding paychecks, direct deposit, W-2s, and/or general payroll questions.
  • Run and prepare reports on a regular basis for Payroll and other departments.
  • Prepare and administer payroll information for imports/exports from Core HR system and time-keeping systems into UKG payroll for processing. Assist with quality control and record maintenance to ensure accuracy, service quality, and data integrity.
  • Administer audit checks to validate the accuracy of payroll (pre-check and post-checks).
  • Administer payroll check escheatment process and garnishment notifications.
  • Process special requests and off-cycle payroll checks as needed.
  • Maintain compliance with payroll laws, regulatory withholdings, and company policies and procedures.
  • Participate in special projects as assigned, including projects involving HCM HR and Finance, Benefits systems, and payroll audits.
  • Assist and back up team members as needed.
  • Support additional projects as assigned by Payroll Manager and/or Director of Payroll.


  • Three to five years of payroll processing experience.
  • Strong technical background with UKG payroll system and Kronos timekeeping system, a plus.
  • Strong administrative skills, including attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent organizational, prioritizing, and time management skills with the ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • A strong focus on customer service, including the ability to work well with internal and external customers and vendors. Commitment to meeting or exceeding customer expectations is a must.
  • Advanced Excel skills including, but not limited to, pivot tables, lookups, conditional formulas.
  • A strong sense of business ethics, integrity, confidentiality, and accountability.
  • Must be team-oriented, flexible, and support the company's values.

Our Mission Around Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

We firmly believe that working in a culture focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion spurs innovation, creates healthy and high-performing teams, and delivers superior customer experiences. We aim to create and nurture a global company culture where we confidently bring our authentic selves to work every day.


Depending on the position and location, eligibility might include:

  • Generous discounts on select brands.
  • A 401(k) plan and other investment opportunities.
  • Paid vacations, holidays, and time off to volunteer.
  • Health benefits, dental and vision insurance, including same-sex domestic partner benefits.
  • Tax-free commuter benefits.
  • A wellness program that supports physical, financial, and emotional health.

Continued Learning Opportunities

  • In-person and online learning opportunities.
  • Cross-functional career opportunities.
  • Resources for self-development.
  • Advisor (Mentor) program.
  • Career development workshops and learning programs.
  • Speaker series.

Note: The company will not sponsor an individual for this position at this time (for example, H-1B or other employment-based immigration). This role is not eligible for relocation assistance. The company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable state or local laws and ordinances.