Payroll Consultant (Remote)
Company: HR Pals & Recruiting Pals
Posted on: November 18, 2021
The Payroll Consultant supports a group of 5-10 of our clients
across multiple industries. In this role, you will partner with our
HR Managers to support day to day payroll operations and be the
primary point of contact for the client's employees with regard to
The successful candidate will have 5+ years of payroll experience,
preferably in a client-facing environment, the ability to
multi-task, a strong attention to detail, and top-notch
communication skills (both written and verbal).
This is a remote, work from home position.
Although there is inherent schedule flexibility built into the
role, it is expected that the Payroll Consultant be on call and
available to clients as needed. Although this typically involves
working during typical business hours, on occasion the Payroll
Consultant may be asked to support client needs early in the
morning or evenings. It is imperative that clients feel supported
and that they can contact the Payroll Consultant anytime and get a
very quick response (ideally immediately, but no greater than
hours). Customer focus and responsiveness is a must in this
Essential Job Functions (As a Payroll Consultant to our
Working closely with assigned Client Supervisor (typically the CEO,
President, CFO or Controller), and Client group members to serve as
a hands-on payroll expert for the client and their employees.
Must have a broad understanding of payroll best practices and be
comfortable working within a fast-paced environment.
Maintain highly confidential client and employee information.
Own full-cycle payroll processing.
Implement best practices for payroll and timekeeping.
Ensure accurate benefit deduction setup and amounts in the payroll
Process multi-state payrolls timely and accurately, including new
hires, transfers or promotions, and terminations in accordance with
Research, analyze and resolve payroll related inquiries, problems
and general questions.
Accurately enters and maintains employee related information in the
payroll system, including, but not limited to personnel changes,
wage adjustments, garnishments, child support and liens, tax
withholding changes, direct deposit, special withholdings, leave of
absence/termination forms, and all other required forms necessary
for payroll processing.
Continuously review local, state, and federal laws to ensure
systems and processes are compliant. Communicate upcoming
compliance changes with our clients.
Ensures that quality payroll service is provided to clients by
maintaining the highest level of quality service.
Process off-cycle payroll runs as needed.
Maintain compliance with multi-state regulations for final check
Manage complex payroll setups and escalations.
Setup of additional states for tax and regulatory compliance.
Ensure accurate Quarter End and Year End filing.
Ensure compliance as it relates to federal and state wage and hour
laws. Identify potential legal risk to the client and make
recommendations on next steps to minimize risk and ensure
Build and maintain healthy relationships with all team members.
Other duties as assigned
Required Education, Experience, Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrated track record of establishing relationships and earning
credibility and respect with client groups.
5+ years of successful Payroll experience in a client facing
environment preferred. Experience in a multi-state environment or
as a payroll consultant is helpful.
Exceptional communication skills
Strong attention to detail
Strong consultation skills and proven track record in a client
facing, matrixed role, including the ability to influence leaders
to align people processes and practices with business
Expert knowledge of California and Federal wage and hour laws.
Experience working with senior executives, managing organizational
change, and comfort with payroll systems/technology are all a
Powered by JazzHR
Keywords: HR Pals & Recruiting Pals, Visalia , Payroll Consultant (Remote), Human Resources , Stratford, California
Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!