Payroll Specialist

Airgas Inc. - Long Beach, CA3.3

Full-timeEstimated: $40,000 - $52,000 a year
Responsible for processing payroll for approximately 1,000+ employees within a Payroll Department and provide support to other payroll functions. Position is high volume and requires knowledge of a multi-state processing.

  • High volume process payroll using ADP Enterprise Version 5, duties include but are not limited to, processing of time and data entry.
  • Maintain paid time off balances and respond to field inquiries.
  • Update payroll records by processing status changes, tax updates, direct deposit elections and other voluntary deductions.
  • Offer ongoing automated timekeeping system (Kronos) training and assistance to field personnel.
  • Collect, calculate, and import payroll data from timesheets and timekeeping system for payroll processing.
  • Verify accuracy of payroll data entered and compare against input documents.
  • Maintain payroll records and file all payroll related paperwork following each pay period.
  • Answer routine telephone inquiries concerning payroll issues in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Follow up on outstanding payroll checks and coordinate efforts with the Accounting department.
  • Support other Payroll Associates where needed.
  • Generate reports for various departments using Report Smith.
  • Adhere to internal control processes when initiating, recording, summarizing and reporting payroll transactions.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty accurately and timely. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Organization skills and attention to detail is very crucial. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Thorough knowledge of office/clerical practices, procedures, and equipment.
  • Excellent organization, documentation and follow-up skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with associates.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, employees, and officials in other departments.
  • Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions and to request clarification when needed.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects and work under deadlines.
  • Ability to proficiently use Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Must have a strong attention to detail.
  • H.S. diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum 3 years payroll experience preferably with ADP Enterprise Version 5.
  • Report Smith experience preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of accounting is a plus.
EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability