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Payroll Specialist - Central Payroll

Company: Milwaukee County (WI)
Location: Milwaukee
Posted on: April 1, 2024

Job Description:

Interested in joining Milwaukee County? Milwaukee County is searching for authentic people who are out to change the game and bring their whole selves to work every day.Milwaukee County oversees operations from our Airport, Behavioral Health, Child Support Enforcement, Combined Court Operations, Sheriffs Department, Community Reintegration Center, Human Services, Parks, Public Safety, Public Works, Fleet Operations, Transportation, and at the Zoo. Our departments are also dedicated to our Seniors in the Department on Aging, those with Disabilities, and Veterans Affairs. Our employees also remain committed to serve the cultural, human, recreational and social needs of the entire community.Milwaukee County offers a wide variety of interesting jobs for people who want to make a difference in our community. Milwaukee County provides a competitive benefit package and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If disability related accommodations are needed, please contact 414-278-3936.We are searching for Changemakers to come and join our team and discover our diverse and versatile community of independent spirits and unique talents, we are redefining the way you think about Milwaukee County!Payroll SpecialistHourly Pay Rate: $22.70 - $25.93Closing Date: March 26, 2024 Or upon receipt of the first 50 application submissions.Job Summary: The principal purpose of the Payroll Specialist is to process payroll in a timely and accurate manner. This position maintains Milwaukee County Payroll records and assists employees in regard to addressing employee payroll questions and/or concerns.Job Duties:* Inputs payroll corrections and supplemental pays in the time, attendance and payroll systems. Monitor timesheets for accuracy of time collection and pay adjustments. Audit time sheets for short hours, off time use and FML* Processes bi-weekly payroll for all Milwaukee County employees in an accurate and timely manner. Audits and verifies payroll results prior to acceptance of payroll checks.* Assists field personnel with payroll concerns related to HR/PR and Time and Attendance software.* Inputs and monitors tax changes for State and Federal withholding. Maintains paper files as necessary and updates exempt files yearly.* Monitors and approves entry of direct deposits, ensuring compliance with mandatory direct deposit requirements.* Monitors and answers Central Payroll, Ceridian and personal email account questions.* Inputs and monitors union due withholdings and prepares union reports as required. Reconciles employee deductions for UPAF, United Way, and Parking etc.* Prepares corrections for manual checks as necessary to ensure that employees are paid in an accurate and timely manner. Provide back-up to other Payroll Staff when needed.* Maintains an up-to-date knowledge on all aspects of payroll, including but not limited to earnings and deduction codes, changes in union contracts, changes in Ordinance, and changes in State and Federal laws that affect payroll.Minimum Experience & Education:* High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent.* At least (1) or more years of experience processing payroll.* Focused and detail-oriented individual who can handle stressful situations.* Excellent verbal and written communications skills are required.Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Knowledge of the practices and procedures of payroll processing; knowledge of basic bookkeeping methods; knowledge of Federal and State tax laws; skill in Microsoft Office Suite; strong oral and written communication skills; ability to work independently; ability to operate a personal computer; ability to read and understand written materials; ability to accurately perform work under deadline pressures; and ability to work effectively and harmoniously with others. The ability to push/pull and lift/carry up to 20lbs.NOTE: This ORIGINAL APPLICATION is open to qualified residents of the State of Wisconsin at the time of application. Candidates need to submit a full account of their training and experience (i.e., by submitting an up-to-date resume or by fully completing the application) during the application process and may also be asked to take additional written or performance tests as part of the selection process.APPLICANTS MUST POSSESS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF FILING APPLICATION(PR 18) Org 3700 K.M.Milwaukee County is committed to fostering an equitable working environment, free from discrimination and harassment, on the basis of any characteristic protected by law. We prohibit any form of discrimination, harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, pregnancy related condition, national origin, age, disability, FMLA status, sexual orientation, military status, marital status, or any other category or status that is now or in the future protected by federal, state, and local law. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing, background checks and pre-employment physicals subject to job requirements. If special accommodations are needed, please contact 414-278-3936.Other details* Job Family 1 - Financial Administration/General Control* Job Function 6 Administrative Support* Pay Type Hourly* Required Education High SchoolApply Now* Milwaukee County, WI, USA* Milwaukee, WI, USA

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