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Glenn O Hawbaker

State College

Business Management/Administration

Payroll Specialist

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Job Description/Requirements

Job Summary:
Process weekly payroll for current staff; complete variety of after payroll tasks and file necessary tax reports. Work directly with employees and outside entities; provide courteous, friendly and professional assistance. This hourly, non-exempt position will work with direct and indirect supervision.

Essential Functions:
* Heavy 10-key data entry
* Record, classify, and summarize accounting transactions.
* Compile various documents and verify their accuracy.
* Assemble documents for computer input; verify accuracy of itemized charges, account numbers and totals.
* Select correct accounts; post and verify balance, debit, and credit entries; maintain journals.
* Maintain records through filing, retrieval, retention, storage, compilation, coding, updating, and purging.
* Respond to inquiries. Check accounting transactions to locate and resolve discrepancies.
* Use various software applications, such as spreadsheets, relational databases, statistical packages, and graphics packages to assemble, manipulate and/or format data and/or reports.
* Process weekly payroll (entire process is completed in-house, from time entry to printing and mailing checks).
* Print necessary weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly reports.
* Maintain file maintenance for employee deductions.
* Enter wage tables into Viewpoint for proper pay on prevailing wage projects.
* Print and mail certified payroll reports as required by job owner weekly.
* Prepare and file quarterly and yearly payroll tax returns.
* Complete unemployment and verification of employment forms as received.
* Exercise proper care and maintenance of company equipment.
* Perform additional assignments per supervisor’s direction.
* Other projects as assigned by Controller and Assistant Controller.
* Frequently work long and unusual hours.

Knowledge of:
* Computers and Microsoft Office software applications.
* Accounting policies, procedures, and systems.

Ability to:
* Work efficiently and complete tasks quickly and accurately.
* Take and follow directions.
* Learn and follow GOH company policies and procedures.

* Strong typing, data entry and computer skills; knowledge of Microsoft Office.
* Effective interpersonal verbal and written communication skills.

* High school diploma or equivalent required.
* Business degree or higher preferred.

* 3 years of payroll experience preferred.
* Previous experience in the construction industry preferred.

Physical Requirements:
* Regularly required to talk and hear in conversations with customers.
* Frequently required to sit for sustained periods of time.
* Frequently required to perform use basic office equipment such as phones, computer, file cabinets, copier, etc.
* Frequently required to bend, stoop, kneel to file.
* Frequently required use fingers/hands to type and file.
* Occasionally lift and/or transport items weighing less than 25 pounds from one location to another.
* Must be able to see and read PC screens, read normal type size print.


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