Job Description

Payroll Specialist
Wakefield, MA


  • Ensures accuracy of the payroll calculation and compliance with federal and state laws, creates standard reports for management and completes processing objectives.
  • Ensures timely and accurate payroll processing of 800-900 employees on multiple co codes and rotating schedules in conformance with employment practices and procedures.
  • Analyzes and resolve GL discrepancies if any.
  • Cash estimates for future payrolls.
  • Performs routine review of payroll calculation to both increase accuracy and decrease the likelihood of fraud.
  • Responsible for proprietary timekeeping system and generating reports for Finance.
  • Successfully answers employee and management questions regarding payroll calculation. 
  • Identifies and recommends department policies, procedures and process improvements to continually improve the quality, efficiency and overall effectiveness of the provider compensation function
  • Adheres to established policies, procedures and internal controls as part of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act
  • Responsible for maintenance of all provider compensation records and reports
  • Responsible for Provider Compensation Documentation 
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Work requires a level of knowledge equivalent to that obtained through the completion of a Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Business or associated field
  • Minimum 2 years directly related experience in payroll or provider compensation administration
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word, Access, and has exposure to various payroll systems including report writer
  • Strong Communication skills
  • Payroll certification a plus (FPC or CPP)
  • Experience using Ultipro HRIS software a plus
  • Knowledge of multi-state payroll tax laws, rules, regulations and compliance
  • Works on issues of limited scope where analysis of situation or data requires evaluation in accordance with established policies
  • Interprets company policies within particular applied situations


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