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Payroll Specialist in Birmingham, AL at Books-A-Million, Inc.

Date Posted: 12/30/2018

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Job Description

They Payroll Specialist plays a key role in the Payroll Department. Reporting to the Payroll Manager, this role is responsible for interpreting and processing garnishments, reviewing payroll data in excel, working with multi-state website for upload and payment of taxes, using various system reports to issue pay cards, and processing off-cycle payroll.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Interpret wage garnishments for such reasons as tax levies, student loans, child support and writs. Process the data provided via court ordered documents and set up in Lawson system
  • Process pay cards for new hires by verifying and confirming active status and setting up direct deposits. Mail pay card to designated store
  • Utilize multiple systems to identify, correct, and prevent pay errors. This may include analyzing reports, data sets, and withholding information.
  • Process off-cycle payroll by uploading applicable files to Lawson system, hand key authorized manual requests, upload ACH file to bank, print paper checks and mail to stores, remit taxes in timely manner, and file any necessary reports
  • Assist in the bi-weekly processing of payroll for 5,000+ associates
  • Complies with all tax authority regulations while processing state and local taxes
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Preferred Skills

  • Ability to identify research and resolve issues.
  • Ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing.
  • Provide a high level of customer service to current and former associates, and others within and without the organization.
  • Intermediate or better computer skills including MS Office and Excel
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