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Payroll Specialist
Summary
Title:Payroll Specialist
ID:2412
Location:State College (PA)
Description
Job Summary:
Process weekly payroll for current staff; complete variety of after payroll tasks and file necessary tax reports.  Work directly with employees and outside entities; provide courteous, friendly and professional assistance. This hourly, non exempt position will work with direct and indirect supervision.

Essential Functions:   
* Heavy 10 key data entry
* Record, classify, and summarize accounting transactions.
* Compile various documents and verify their accuracy.
* Assemble documents for computer input; verify accuracy of itemized charges, account numbers and totals.
* Select correct accounts; post and verify balance, debit, and credit entries; maintain journals.
* Maintain records through filing, retrieval, retention, storage, compilation, coding, updating, and purging.
* Respond to inquiries.  Check accounting transactions to locate and resolve discrepancies.
* Use various software applications, such as spreadsheets, relational databases, statistical packages, and graphics packages to assemble, manipulate and/or format data and/or reports.
* Process weekly payroll (entire process is completed in house, from time entry to printing and mailing checks).
* Print necessary weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly reports.
* Maintain file maintenance for employee deductions.
* Enter wage tables into Viewpoint for proper pay on prevailing wage projects.
* Print and mail certified payroll reports as required by job owner weekly.
* Prepare and file quarterly and yearly payroll tax returns.
* Complete unemployment and verification of employment forms as received.
* Exercise proper care and maintenance of company equipment.
* Perform additional assignments per supervisor’s direction.
* Other projects as assigned by Controller and Assistant Controller.
* Frequently work long and unusual hours.

Knowledge of:
* Computers and Microsoft Office software applications.
* Accounting policies, procedures, and systems.

Ability to:
* Work efficiently and complete tasks quickly and accurately.
* Take and follow directions.
* Learn and follow GOH company policies and procedures.

Qualifications: 
* Strong typing, data entry and computer skills; knowledge of Microsoft Office.
* Effective interpersonal verbal and written communication skills.

Education: 
* High school diploma or equivalent required.
* Business degree or higher preferred.

Experience: 
* 3 years of payroll experience preferred.
* Previous experience in the construction industry preferred.

Physical Requirements:
* Regularly required to talk and hear in conversations with customers.
* Frequently required to sit for sustained periods of time.
* Frequently required to perform use basic office equipment such as phones, computer, file cabinets, copier, etc.
* Frequently required to bend, stoop, kneel to file.
* Frequently required use fingers/hands to type and file.
* Occasionally lift and/or transport items weighing less than 25 pounds from one location to another.
* Must be able to see and read PC screens, read normal type size print.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria considered necessary to perform the job successfully.
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