Job Details


Requisition Number 18-0156
Post Date 12/20/2018
Title Payroll Specialist
City Toppenish
State WA
Description Washington Beef is looking for a Payroll Specialist who will be responsible for day-to-day payroll related operations in our state of the art beef manufacturing plant. This includes the accurate and timely processing of weekly and biweekly payrolls for 900+ employees, including exempt/non-exempt and union employees. Duties will include preparation, analysis and review of payroll reports, calculation of exception items such as bonuses, garnishments, terminations and administration of time and attendance system. As a member of the plant HR team, this role also includes frequent interaction with employees, providing general payroll and HR information and employee service. This role requires a high degree of attention to detail as well as strong communication skills, including the ability to frequently interact with employees and managers at all levels.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Process payroll from timekeeping system to payroll system
Compile and process payroll data including garnishments, vacation time, incentive pay, benefits deductions and other payroll exceptions
Work closely with corporate payroll administrator to ensure timely and accurate payroll processing
Provide payroll related reporting
Participate in ongoing HR projects and initiatives
General Administrative tasks
Consistent and punctual attendance

Requirements QUALIFICATIONS:
Strong troubleshooting, analytical and technical ability
Outstanding attention to detail
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Ability to effectively interact with all levels of the organization
Keen sense of ethics and confidentiality with regard to employee and business issues
Excellent time management skills with ability to juggle multiple priorities and work under strict deadlines in a fast paced environment
Working knowledge of related federal and state laws
Proficiency in Microsoft Office products
Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred

EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE:
High School Diploma or equivalent required; College degree preferred
2+ years of successful payroll administration, preferably in a manufacturing environment
Experience working with payroll and timekeeping systems
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