Payroll Specialist

Job Snapshot

Employee Type: Full-time
Job Type: Human Resources
Date Posted: 6/23/2021

Job Description

The Payroll Specialist will be responsible for processing a weekly Payroll for Milwaukee Tool. This role will report to the Payroll Supervisor.

Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Process payroll for 3200+ weekly paid employees
  • Assist Lead Payroll Specialist with processing payroll for 3500+ biweekly paid employees
  • Maintain accurate payroll records including adjustments, gross to net calculations, and preparing manual checks using HRIS.
  • Balance, audit, and reconcile payroll reports
  • Research payroll matters and effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, with employees and other departments
  • Answer court orders for child support, maintenance, garnishments, and levies.
  • Update Payroll documents on company intranet as needed
  • Review data integrity in HRIS, escalating issues when apparent and assist in problem resolution
  • Download, interpret, and send payroll GL files to Treasury. Assist with inquiry resolution.
  • Calculate time off payouts at termination and year-end
  • Prepare Payroll funding sheets weekly
  • Assist with projects related to payroll and HRIS
  • Maintain knowledge of Workforce Management system, assisting with troubleshooting, configuration, and training when necessary
  • Run adhoc reports for payroll as requested


Education and Experience Requirements

  • Requires a high school diploma, Associates degree in Business Administration or Communications preferred
  • 2 Years of payroll experience required
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Previous experience with ADP HRIS system preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work in face-paced, high volume environment
  • Outstanding attention to detail, organization, time management, and follow-up skills
  • High level of professionalism and independence
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