Payroll Specialist in Houston, TX at Search Services

Date Posted: 7/3/2020

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    Houston, TX
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Job Description

Great opportunity for a detail-oriented Payroll professional.  We are seeking a Payroll Specialist that will ensure accurate processing and recording of company’s payroll, provide timely and accurate financial information, and participate in daily data entry. This position will impact a rapidly growing organization and offers career development opportunities for the right candidate. The qualified individual will need to have 4-7 years of in house payroll experience. The qualified individual will be responsible for preparing payroll from beginning to end including working with other internal/external parties to obtain data timely. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Complete the payroll cycles in an accurate and timely fashion
  • Maintain SOX compliance with payroll processes, internal and external audit controls
  • Ensure that all earnings, deductions and benefits are balanced each pay period.
  • Ensure that all time entry is reviewed and corrected as necessary, and provide support
  • Ensure that all new hires, terminations, pay increases, transfers, and adjustments are completed and paid accordingly
  • Reconcile payroll prior to transmission and validate confirmed reports.
  • Assist with payroll issues (troubleshooting), year-end administration and special projects as required
  • Maintenance of process documentation, as well as reviewing and looking for improvements


  • Minimum 4 - 7 years progressive experience with internally-processing multi-state payroll
  • Processing payroll for up to 750 employees
  • Must be flexible and able to work well under pressure of deadlines, changing priorities and last minute changes
  • Strong verbal and written communications and interpersonal skills are necessary. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, and customers.
  • Must maintain strict confidentiality
  • Working towards Payroll Certification
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Experience with ADP a huge +

Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply, send resume in word format via e-mail to