Payroll Specialist

  • Location
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Category
    Payroll / Benefits
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  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire

Accounting Principals is seeking a candidate with at least 5 years of solid payroll experience for a temp-to-hire position in SE Albuquerque, NM. Pay for this opportunity will be dependent upon experience. If you would like to work for a locally-owned, established company with work/life balance, submit your resume today!   Responsibilities:

  • Enter, maintain, and/or process information in the payroll system; information may include employee’s hourly rates, salaries, bonuses or other compensation, time worked, paid leave and holidays, deductions (garnishments, insurance, and 401(k) retirement) and withholding, address changes, and other information.
  • Ensure proper processing of payroll deductions for taxes, benefits, charitable contributions, and other deductions
  • Pull timesheets and review downloaded information for completeness and accuracy
  • Contact various department supervisors for any missed times of any incomplete timesheets
  • Compile internal management reports
  • Prepare and process federal and state tax deposits
  • Prepare and process 401(k) retirement and Flexible Spending Account contributions after each payroll has processed
  • Reconcile payroll to the general ledger and monthly bank statements
  •   Skills/Qualifications:
  • At least five years of experience
  • Experience processing certified payroll and knowledge of prevailing wage a strong plus!
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Job costing experience ideal
  • Sage 360 experience a plus
  •   Employment Type: Full-Time, Temp-to-Hire   If you have the qualifications listed, submit your resume today. Not the right fit? Peruse our other open job opportunities on the Accounting Principals website:  

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