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Payroll Specialist

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Oklahoma City, OK, USA

This position will provide payroll expertise to payroll team and employees, ensuring that specialized transactions are processed accurately and with a high level of customer service. This role is responsible for several key functions: processing liens and garnishments; ensuring compliance with federal, state, and local taxing requirements; processing third party sick pay, SERP, and oversees the compilation of data for the IRS990.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Acts as the subject matter expert for complex payroll features; thoroughly understands multi-jurisdictional payrolls.
  • Acts as key point of contact for federal, state and local agencies regarding taxes, unemployment, and other governmental issues.
  • Ensures compliance with all applicable tax regulations at a federal, state and local level 
  • Ensures payroll is processed in accordance with payroll tax laws, wage and hour regulations and ACS internal policies.
  • Ensures international payrolls are processed in accordance with payroll tax laws, wage and hour regulations and ACS internal policies.  Ensures all reporting related to those payrolls are submitted timely.
  • Prepares and submits Multiple Worksite reports.
  • Processes third party sick pay, bi-weekly benefits reconciliation and year-end benefits payments reconciliation.
  • Handles employee liens and garnishments.
  • Key point of contact with ADP Wage and Garnishment Processing Services (WGPS) to resolve any issues.
  • Handles lien and garnishment calls from employees, custodial parents, lawyers and agencies.
  • Serves as liaison with Accounting & Financial Reporting relating to SERP; performs tax calculations and processes all transactions related to SERP.
  • Works with payroll service representative to ensure unemployment correspondence is processed timely.  Processes invoices for all reimbursable unemployment benefits.
  • Works with payroll service representative to ensure tax agency notices are resolved timely.
  • Works with talent services to ensure benefit deductions are properly deducted from employee checks.
  • Acts as liaison to all departments for auditing requests.
  • Manages the compilation of data required for the IRS990.
  • Demonstrates excellent customer service skills and must be able to handle difficult clients.
  • Assists with year-end payroll activities including balancing and distribution of annual reports andW2’s.
  • Researches and resolves payroll-related issues, recoups overpayments and benefit deductions from employees on leave of absence
  • Manages and maintains productive and successful relationships with payroll service representative to ensure optimum benefit from vendor product.
  • Administers policies and procedures related to payroll and tax law changes.
  • Coordinates all employee tax-related forms, statements and notices as required by law.
  • Partners with management, talent services and other team members in the development and implementation of organizational policies and procedures related to payroll
  • Provides support and guidance to the American Cancer Society Regions as needed and requested.
Educational Background: 
Preferred: BS degree in business or related field from an accredited institution ofhigher learning.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a multi-state payroll environment.
  • Preferred: 3-5 years working on ADP Enterprise HR-Version 4 or higher and with ADPR.  
  • Proficient at processing multi-jurisdictional taxes, benefit accruals, garnishments and expatriates. 
  • Working knowledge of federal & state payroll laws.
  • Preferred: CPP designation.Required: High school education or equivalent. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Ability to provide a high level of customer service.Ability to independently analyze and research issues and provide resolution.
  • Self-directed, organized and able to meet strict deadlines.Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, especially Word and Excel.
  • Requires a high level of accuracy and dependability.Work is normally performed in a typical office work environment.
  • No or very limited physical effort required.No or very limited exposure to physical risk.

We are committed to providing staff with fulfilling opportunities to learn, grow and make an impact in their local communities. We offer staff a generous paid time off policy; medical, dental and retirement benefits, and professional development programs to enhance staff skills.

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Organization Info

American Cancer Society

Atlanta, GA, United States
Annual Budget : 
More than $500M
About Us

Together with our millions of supporters, the American Cancer Society (ACS) saves lives and creates a world with less cancer and more birthdays by helping people stay well, helping people get well, by finding cures, and by fighting back.

The American Cancer Society is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem.

You can connect with us through LinkedIn groups: American Cancer Society Supporter, American Cancer Society Relay For Life, or American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer.

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Nov 5 2019
Active Until: 
Dec 5 2019
Hiring Organization: 
American Cancer Society