Payroll Specialist

Bay State Search - Boston, MA


Bay State Search has teamed up with our client in Boston, MA who is looking for a Payroll Specialist to join its team. This is a temp-to-hire position and pays $23-29 per hour based on experience.


  • Process bi-weekly payrolls within the deadlines using Workday
  • Payroll account analysis prepared monthly with all balances identified and documented
  • Accurate and timely input of all payroll related information
  • Verify employee maintenance data
  • Import benefit deductions
  • Enter garnishments, direct deposit and withholding tax information
  • Research and resolve payroll questions and issues
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly management reports


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field
  • 3-5 years payroll experience
  • Complete understanding of federal and state payroll laws
  • Knowledge of general accounting principles
  • Knowledge of SAP General Ledger software
  • Experience with Workday payroll
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

For immediate consideration, please contact Mathew Cowling at the email provided or 617-500-4250

Job Type: Full-time


  • Payroll: 3 years (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Required)