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Payroll Specialist

Oklahoma City, OK, USA
Full-time

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.
Skills/Experience: 
  • 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.
Compensation/Benefits: 

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.

Job Function: 

Organization Info

American Cancer Society

Overview
Headquarters: 
Atlanta, GA, United States
Annual Budget : 
More than $500M
Founded: 
1913
About Us
Mission: 

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
industry: 
Nonprofit