PAYROLL SPECIALIST I

Owensboro Health - 42303
June 23, 2020
PAYROLL SPECIALIST I Professional Non-Clinical Hours: 8:00 - 4:30 Days - Full-time Paygrade/Wages/Salary Info: OH 2013-71 - 40046A
Job Summary Ensures accurate processing and recording of the company#s payroll by providing timely and accurate financial information and participating in daily payroll functions. # Job Responsibilities Stays current with all HR policies specific to team member payments. Assists in keeping current the standard operational procedures for all applicable responsibilities of the payroll department. Assists Payroll Specialist II and III in gathering documentation needed by internal and external auditors. Executes time and attendance processing and interface with payroll. Completes time calculations in compliance with established HR policies and procedures. Maintains all balancing records necessary for annual external agency audit. Manages workflow to ensure all payroll transactions are processed accurately and timely. Reconciles payroll prior to transmission and validate confirmed reports. Assists in payroll system upgrade testing and report results to area Project Manager. Performs all activities necessary to process one or more in house payrolls, including maintaining records, filing of reports and voluntary deduction reports, processing involuntary deductions such as levies, garnishments, and child support. Assists management and executive leaders in gathering payroll data. Assists department managers and supervisors with timecard maintenance and problem resolution. Understands proper taxation of pretax cafeteria plan withholdings. Understands federal, state, and local withholding computation(s) along with bi-weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual filing of reports and payments (including electronic payments) and W-2#s. Qualifications Associate#s degree or higher in related field required upon hire A combination of education, training and experience may be considered in lieu of degree. No experience required No licensure/certification/registration required Skills and Attributes Requires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment. Works under direct supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Applies knowledge at a basic level relying heavily on senior staff for troubleshooting. Working knowledge of payroll best practices and federal, state and local regulations for profit and non-profit entity. Physical Demands Standing: Occasionally Walking: Occasionally Sitting: Frequently Lifting 0-25 lbs: Rarely Lifting 25-75 lbs: Never Lifting over 75 lbs: Never Carrying 0-25 lbs: Rarely Carrying 25-75 lbs: Never Carrying over 75 lbs: Never Pushing/Pulling 0-25 lbs: Rarely Pushing/Pulling 25-75 lbs: Never Pushing/Pulling over 75 lbs: Never Climbing: Rarely Bending/Stooping: Rarely Kneeling: Rarely Crouching/Crawling: Rarely Reaching: Occasionally Talking: Frequently Hearing: Occasionally Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements: Never Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements: Frequently Keyboard Data Entry: Frequently Running: Never Vision: Depth Perception: Frequently Vision: Distinguish Color: Frequently Vision: Seeing Far: Frequently Vision: Seeing Near: Frequently Owensboro Health Core Commitments INTEGRITY - We conduct ourselves with a high level of responsibility, reliability and honesty because we take seriously the trust of our patients and coworkers. RESPECT - We value and accept the unique talents and contributions of every patient, customer and team member in the Owensboro Health community. TEAMWORK - We build a spirit of connectivity and fellowship by striving together to overcome obstacles, surpass goals, celebrate accomplishments and plan the future. INNOVATION - We foster original ideas and creative solutions that improve our daily work and promote the mission of Owensboro Health. SERVICE - We focus on service to patients, customers and team members by anticipating their needs, thoughtfully meeting those needs and continually improving the quality of everything we do. EXCELLENCE - We reach beyond basic expectations to expand our knowledge and awareness, produce exceptional work and provide outstanding service.