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Payroll Clerk

  • Job Number 527420
  • Type Temp
  • Location Bridgeport, CT
  • Pay 18-22
  • Referral Bonus $50

Payroll Clerk

Job Description:

Large Bridgeport, CT based financial institution looking to hire a temporary Payroll Clerk. This is a long term temporary role that could lead to a perm opportunity.
Must be available immediately!
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5pm
Support all aspects of payroll to ensure it is processed timely and accurately on a bi-weekly basis for over 6,000 employees in multi-company and multi-state.
This includes:
Auditing of time records to ensure all timesheets have been completed and approved
Process timecard adjustments
Enter and transmit payroll data into Ultipro Backoffice
Verify employee change records entered by HR
Process Wage Attachments
Answers court ordered requests regarding wage attachment
Process deduction changes
Processes final check payment calculations based on state laws
Answers all telephone calls and emails questions related to all aspects of paychecks including deductions, taxes and earnings
Print and distribute live paychecks after payroll close
Process funding for different vendors and agencies
Process terminations
Maintains PTO accruals
Researches payroll discrepancies
Administer the Leave of Absence
Completes Wage verification forms
Participates in special projects for the payroll team
Maintains payroll records and reports
Prepares and maintains standard and ad hoc reports and queries
Assists with all quarterly and year-end tax reporting functions including W-2 reporting.
Assist with the bi-weekly QC Salary audit prior to Payroll closing.
Performs any other clerical tasks and special projects as needed or assigned.
Assists with internal and external audits.
3+ years of payroll related experience.
Experience with Ultipro is a plus.
Knowledge of state and federal wage and tax laws and overtime requirements including FLSA and DOL.
Excellent interpersonal, teamwork, and communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers.
Strong computer skills: Must be proficient in Excel (vLookUp and Pivot tables a plus), MS Office, Word, and Outlook; ability to operate standard office equipment.
Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
Highly organized.
Ability to multitask, prioritize and meet deadlines.
Ability to learn quickly and work under pressure; self-starter.
Must be able to work with highly sensitive information in a confidential manner.