Payroll Specialist

  • Location
    Akron, Ohio
  • Category
    Payroll / Benefits
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  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire

Payroll Specialist

Accounting Principals has partnered with a fast-growing company in Akron, Ohio! They are looking for a contract to hire Payroll Specialist. In the role you will be responsible for processing multi-state payroll for roughly 300 employees, preparing all payroll data, and more. They are looking to move fast!


  • Processing payroll for 300+ employees and human resource correspondence
  • Maintain adjustment of tax liabilities and ensure accurate filing of tax reports
  • Familiar with benefit administration, garnishments, and support orders 
  • Prepare payroll deposits, 1099’s, and W-2’s
  • Post payroll to the general ledger and tax software
  • Prepare journal entries of tax adjustments and coordinate submission to Finance with Payroll management
  • Update tax rates and frequency changes as needed
  • Reconcile payroll
  • Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of processing payroll experience
  • Associates degree is preferred but not required
  • Experience with software such as ADP, Kronos, iSolved, UltiPro, etc.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills (Vlookups and Pivot tables)
  • Employment Type: Contract to hire

    Work Hours: 7am – 4pm, 8am – 5pm, or 9am – 6pm (40 hours per week), extremely flexible

    Compensation: $20 - $24 an hour, depending on experience

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