Payroll Specialist

  • Location
    Mesa, Arizona
  • Salary
    $ 18 - $ 22
  • Category
    Payroll / Benefits
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  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire

Accounting Principals is currently recruiting for a Payroll Specialist for our client, an established manufacturing company in Mesa. This is a permanently opportunity with a company that offers a competitive benefits package and a great company culture!

This position involves processing payroll for about 150 employees using ADP Workforce Now, including handling garnishments, deductions and payroll taxes. You will also be responsible for maintaining employee files and assisting with benefits administration on an annual basis.To be the right candidate for this position, you should have at least two years of in-house payroll experience, with recent ADP software experience being strongly preferred. Also, they are looking for someone with a strong attention to detail, effective communication skills and the ability to multi-task and stay organized.

If this position fits what you're looking for and you would like to be considered, submit your resume today! Contact Sonja at with any questions or inquiries.


  • Process biweekly payroll for about 150 employees
  • Handle garnishment processing and ensure payroll taxes are calculated correctly
  • Assist with payroll reporting and reconciliation
  • Maintain accurate employee files, including setting up new hires and processing any employee changes and/or terminations
  • Assist with benefits administration
  • Communicate with employees regarding payroll questions and resolve any discrepancies
  • Job Qualifications:

  • Must have 2+ years of in-house payroll processing experience
  • Must have an understanding of garnishments, payroll taxes and basic payroll laws.
  • Recent experience using ADP software is highly preferred
  • Effective communication skills
  • A strong attention to detail
  • Ability to problem solve and work independently to resolve issues
  • Ability to organize tasks and meet deadlines
  • Job Details:

  • Permanent
  • Full Time (40 hrs/week), Monday-Friday Business Hours
  • Location - Mesa, AZ (must be local)
  • Pay - $18 to $22 per hour, depending on experience
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