Payroll Specialist

Location: Reston, VA
Date Posted: 11-01-2017
Seneca Resources is an industry leading Information Technology (IT) Staffing and Consulting firm. Seneca provides a comprehensive array of flexible Workforce Solutions to organizations in need of top technical talent. At Seneca Resources, we match the best and brightest technical professionals with leading employers in a broad range of industries including Information Technology, Healthcare, Financial Services, Telecommunications and Government.
Our diverse suite of service offerings enable organizations ranging in size from startups to Fortune 100 companies to acquire the talent necessary to complete critical projects on-time and within budget. The Headquarters is in Reston, VA with additional offices located in Richmond (VA), Birmingham (AL), Huntsville (AL), Tampa (FL) and Dallas (TX). Our culture is built around delivering first class services to our customers and first class career growth for our people. We pride ourselves on our solid career growth programs and work hard, play hard environment!
We are seeking a Payroll specialist to assist with our monthly payroll and other accounting functions as needed.
The day to day:
The Payroll Specialist duties will include, but are not limited to:
•             Perform daily payroll department operations
•             Manage workflow of payroll transactions so they’re processed accurately/timely
•             Reconcile payroll prior to transmission and validate confirmed reports
•             Understand proper taxation of employer paid benefits
•             Process correct garnishment calculations and compliance
•             Review/update in payroll system time and attendance requests
•             Process accurate and timely year-end reporting as required
•             Develop ad hoc financial and operational reporting as needed
•             Process manual check entries when required
•             Load import files received from HR or other departments in to ADP system
•             Research and email appropriate audience of payroll issues
•             Respond to generic payroll emails
•             2+ years’ experience processing multi-state payroll
•             Working knowledge of payroll best practices
•             Strong knowledge of federal and state regulations
•             Strong PC skills including proficiency in Excel
•             Working knowledge of processing payroll through ADP WorkForceNow is REQUIRED
•             Strong work ethic and team player
•             High degree of professionalism
•             Ability to deal sensitively with confidential material
•             Strong interpersonal (verbal and written) communication skills
•             Ability to communicate with various levels of management
•             Decision-making, problem-solving, and analytical skills
•             Organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills
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