Payroll Specialist

  • Location
    Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Salary
    $ 50000 - $ 55000
  • Category
    Payroll / Benefits
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  • Job type
    Direct Hire

Accounting Principals is actively recruiting for a Payroll Specialist for our client, a publicly traded manufacturing company in Scottsdale, AZ. This is an exciting opportunity to join an established company with excellent benefits and stability.

This person will be responsible for processing biweekly payroll for about 2,000 employees in ADP. They will also handle garnishments and other deductions, benefits reconciliation and assist with reporting and analysis. To be the right candidate for this job you should have at least three years of full cycle payroll experience in a high volume environment (1,000 or more employees). You should also have a strong attention to detail and be able to problem solve and think critically.

If this job fits the career move you are looking to make, apply today! Contact Sonja at with any questions.


  • Assist in the processing of biweekly payroll across multiple states
  • Audit employee hours for accuracy
  • Set up and oversee deductions including garnishments, tax withholdings and benefits
  • Ensures payroll taxes are accurate and paid on time
  • Assist with W2s and 1099 processing 
  • Create and maintain required reports
  • Assist with calculating and posting payroll related journal entries
  • Answer and resolve employee questions related to payroll
  • Required Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of full cycle experience
  • Must have experience processing payroll for at least 1,000 employees
  • Experience using ADP is highly preferred
  • Attention to detail
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Job Details:

  • Full Time / Direct Hire
  • M-F Business Hours
  • Location - Scottsdale, AZ (must be local)
  • Pay - $50,000 to $55,000, depending on experience.

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