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Lead Payroll Specialist

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Highway Transport Logistics, Inc.

Knoxville, TN, US

4 months ago
full-time
associates degree

Job highlights

Qualification

Minimum of 3 years of experience in multi-state payroll processing and customer service. Ability to manage confidential information. Strong leadership and training skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong computer literacy including Microsoft Office applications. Exceptional multitasking, organizational skills, and analytical skills. Able to work effectively with minimal supervision. Strong knowledge of multi-state payroll, tax, and wage regulations. Excellent attention to detail. Self-motivated learner

Responsibility

All aspects of payroll processing, including data entry, reconciling payroll records, processing adjustments. Work with auditors as needed. Process multi-state payrolls accurately and in a timely manner. Processes withholdings, deductions, wage garnishments, or other special payroll components such as exemptions, and insurance. Respond to payroll related inquiries from employees, managers, and external agencies timely and professionally. Work closely with HR, IT and other departments as needed. Compile and submit payroll reports such as 401k, tax withholding, and other reports as needed. Research and maintain solid knowledge of payroll laws, regulations, and best practices. Proactively work to improve processes, promote efficiency and accuracy. Trains staff on payroll processes, procedures, and reports; provides information and instruction to personnel regarding procedures and methods involved in processing payroll. Performs other duties as assigned. Normal Hours: Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm. After hours and weekend work, although rare, may be required

Benefits

  • Hourly Pay: $20.43 - $25.48
  • Highway Transport offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including Paid Time off, Medical, Dental, Vision, Company-paid Life Insurance and a 401(K)
  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Dental Coverage
  • Retirement Savings

Job Description

Description

The Lead Payroll Specialist ensures accurate and timely processing of our complex payroll across multiple states. The Lead Payroll Specialist provides support and responds to inquiries from employees, managers, and external agencies. Location: 10024 Investment Drive, Suite 200 Knoxville, TN Hourly Pay: $20.43 - $25.48 Essential Duties And Responsibilities • All aspects of payroll processing, including data entry, reconciling payroll records, processing adjustments. • Work with auditors as needed. • Process multi-state payrolls accurately and in a timely manner. • Processes withholdings, deductions, wage garnishments, or other special payroll components such as exemptions, and insurance. • Respond to payroll related inquiries from employees, managers, and external agencies timely and professionally. • Work closely with HR, IT and other departments as needed. • Compile and submit payroll reports such as 401k, tax withholding, and other reports as needed. • Research and maintain solid knowledge of payroll laws, regulations, and best practices. • Proactively work to improve processes, promote efficiency and accuracy. • Trains staff on payroll processes, procedures, and reports; provides information and instruction to personnel regarding procedures and methods involved in processing payroll. • Performs other duties as assigned. Education/Experience/Licenses/Certifications: • High School diploma required, college a plus. • Minimum of 3 years of experience in multi-state payroll processing and customer service. • Experience in the transportation industry preferred. • Workday and/or TMW software experience preferred. Skills Required: • Ability to manage confidential information. • Strong leadership and training skills. • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. • Strong computer literacy including Microsoft Office applications. • Exceptional multitasking, organizational skills, and analytical skills. • Able to work effectively with minimal supervision. • Strong knowledge of multi-state payroll, tax, and wage regulations. • Excellent attention to detail. • Self-motivated learner. Physical Demands/Working Conditions: • Normal Hours: Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm • After hours and weekend work, although rare, may be required #tier2 It's rewarding to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE and have a passion for what they do. Since 1948, Highway Transport has been a chemical tanker trucking company with a reputation rooted in family and tradition. What makes Highway Transport a choice employer? We hire top talent in the industry to join our team and invest in resources to support career advancement. Highway Transport offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including Paid Time off, Medical, Dental, Vision, Company-paid Life Insurance and a 401(K). Highway Transport does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.