PeopleSoft Jobs - Payroll Specialist (Remote), 18213

at Kforce Finance and Accounting
Location Atlanta, GA
Date Posted November 5, 2020
Category Default
Job Type Contractor



Kforce has a client that is seeking a Payroll Specialist (Remote) in Atlanta, GA.

The Payroll Specialist will process hourly and salaried payrolls for US employee populations. Pay frequencies include weekly, bi-weekly, semimonthly, monthly and special incentive payrolls assigned to multiple companies and in multiple states/provinces.


  • Process accurate and timely payrolls for all employees
  • Process all payroll transactions and preparing file loads for hourly and salaried payrolls
  • Key direct deposit, tax, and deductions into the system for processing
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local tax laws
  • Resolves customer service issues and problems utilizing their individual expertise in payroll policies and laws
  • Responds to questions from employees and resolves discrepancies
  • Serves as the subject matter expert for US payroll related issues
  • Maintains payroll records and databases
  • Follows all defined payroll SOX controls as defined in payroll narrative
  • Provides analysis or work on projects assigned by their manager
  • Maintains time and attendance systems to ensure accurate data for payroll processing and reporting
  • Completes daily and weekly time analysis on each location
  • Downloads information out of Workbrain and Kronos into Qlikview to model current pay period * Analyze/research each variance to ensure that all hours are accurate
  • Works with location to update/change time accordingly
  • Updates and maintains employee information
  • Pulls payroll times files and loads/submits into Peoplesoft
  • Adheres to departmental and organizational schedules deadlines for payroll
  • Completes yearly uploads; Ex: vacation balances for each location
  • Compares gross wages in Peoplesoft to Worbrain or Kronos and completes functions in excel to come up with yearly vacation hourly rate. Reviews for any discrepancy
  • Ensures compliance with policies and procedures, contracts and state and federal laws