Payroll Specialist

Payroll Specialist

Payroll Specialist

Job ID: 40206
Location: Kalispell, MT
Category: Accounting & Financial
Employment Type: Contract-to-Hire

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Payroll Specialist

We are seeking a dedicated Payroll Specialist to join our team in the beautiful city of Kalispell, Montana. In this role, you will play a crucial part in managing and processing our payroll operations, ensuring compliance and precision. We are looking for someone with a strong background in payroll and accounting, excellent organizational skills, and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Join us and contribute to the seamless operation of our payroll processes in a supportive and dynamic work environment.

Starting Wage: Up to $28/hour, depending on experience
Schedule: Full-time

Essential Functions and Duties:
  • Process bi-weekly payroll data, maintaining timecards, and acting as the primary resource for the time & attendance software system in collaboration with human resources
  • Analyze data trends, abstract data, create timely reports, and make recommendations to the leadership team
  • Participate in the training, implementation, testing, building, and maintenance of computer system programs and updates
  • Perform final payroll process duties, including compiling direct deposit vouchers, balancing the payroll check register, and compiling payroll reports for stakeholders
  • Audit and filter the time and attendance system to identify errors, and collaborate to support time-off requests
  • Assist with quarterly reconciliation and preparation of IRS 941 forms, MT UI-5 files, other state reporting, and research payroll discrepancies

  • Associates degree with an emphasis in accounting or certified payroll professional preferred
  • Other combinations of education and experience may be considered
    • Minimum of three (3) years’ specific payroll experience required
    • Minimum of three (3) years general accounting experience preferred
  • Experience with API Time & Attendance and Workday HRIS preferred
  • Knowledge of multi state payrolls, unions, and IRS tax forms (940 and 941) preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to manage sensitive and confidential situations with tact, professionalism, and diplomacy
  • Computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and ability to learn other software as needed
 Interested or have questions? Get in touch! Call or text 406-752-0191 to reach Jared, your career coach, in our Kalispell LC Staffing Office.

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