Payroll Specialist

  • Location
    Houston, Texas
  • Salary
    $ 19 - $ 22
  • Category
    Payroll / Benefits
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  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire

Payroll Specialist

An international and publicly traded oil and gas company is looking to add a Payroll Specialist to their team in Houston, TX. This Payroll Specialist will be responsible for processing biweekly and semimonthly payrolls for 1,200 to 2,000 employees located in various states.

This company offers a 9/80 work schedule and many other perks to their employees!


  • Responsible for the processing biweekly and semimonthly payrolls for 1,200 to 2,000 employees located in various states.
  • Payroll processing includes uploading Time and Labor as well as pay adjustments, special payments and several employee-initiated changes such as payroll deductions, tax changes or direct deposit options.
  • Review, balance, and distribute payroll checks and reports.
  • Calculate and prepare manual checks.
  • Garnishment/Tax Levy Set-ups
  • Provide assistance to Human Resources and employees for payroll related questions.
  • Special projects and responsibilities as assigned.
  • Ability to work overtime as needed (Including some weekends if needed)
  • Qualifications:

  • 2 years corporate payroll process experience
  • General knowledge of payroll principles including overtime and tax withholding calculations.
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Overtime when needed.
  • Good problem solving and mathematical skills.
  • Strong Excel and Word skills. 
  • Excellent time management and organization skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills and work ethic.
  • Excellent communication skills, oral, written and listening.
  • Handle strict daily deadlines and be able to prioritize work.
  • Work independently and work well as a team player.
  • Compensation:

    $19.00/hr. - $22.00/hr.

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