Payroll Specialist

  • Location
    Tempe, Arizona
  • Salary
    $ 50000 - $ 60000
  • Category
    Payroll / Benefits
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  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire

Accounting Principals is actively recruiting for a Payroll Specialist for our client, an established company located in Tempe, AZ. This is a permanent, full time position that offers excellent benefits and a strong company culture. 

This person will be responsible for working in Ultipro to process biweekly payroll, reconciling timecard data and maintaining the payroll system including setting up new employees. This person will also be working with HR to assist with benefits administration. Their ideal candidate should have at least three years of experience processing full cycle payroll, preferably in a high volume setting (1,000 or more employees). Also, this person should have strong communication skills and be comfortable in a fast paced environment. 

If this position fits what you are looking for, and you meet the requirements for this position, submit your resume today! Contact Sonja at with any questions.


  • Process biweekly payroll using Ultipro system
  • Review timecard data and ensure all garnishments and other deductions have processed correctly
  • Handle employee file changes such as new hires, rate or position changes and terminations
  • Communicate with employees to resolve any payroll related issues or questions
  • Handle period-end and month-end reports and projects as requested
  • Assist HR with benefits administration including open enrollment and benefit invoice reconciliation.
  • Qualifications Required:

  • At least three years of full cycle payroll experience
  • Experience in a high volume environment, ideally with 1,000 or more employees
  • Must have strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Experience using Ultipro software is a huge plus!
  • Job Details:

  • Full Time, M-F Business Hours
  • Permanent / Direct Hire
  • Pay - $50,000 - $60,000 per year, DOE
  • Location - Tempe, AZ (must be local)

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