Payroll Specialist

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Accounting



JOB FUNCTION
Performs a wide variety of record keeping and payroll processing activities, including processing regular and non-regular payroll, administering time and attendance policies and system, computing wage and overtime payments, calculating and recording payroll deductions, processing requests for special payments and paycheck advances, and processing terminations.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Serves as liaison to employees and with third party payroll vendors to ensure payroll processing accurately reflects company specific pay policies. Ensures payroll is processed with speed and accuracy.
• Maintain ADP and HCM employment data by designing systems; directing the collection, calculation, and entering of data.
• Audits employee pay records and reconciles totals by department, location, country, etc.
• Interprets pay policies, (e.g., vacation, LOA, disability, workers compensation, government regulations, withholding exemptions, etc.) and ensures appropriate amounts/deductions are calculated and applied to the various accounts correctly.
• Updates payroll records by entering changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job title and department/division transfers.
• File and pay monthly taxes
• Shared responsibility for payroll in the US, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico
• Resolves payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information.
• Provides payroll information by answering questions and requests.
• May assist with audits of internal records, workers compensation, tax filings and related documentation.
• Maintains payroll operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes.
• Maintains employee confidence and protects payroll operations by keeping information confidential.

What we need from you:

• Must be able to communicate effectively with internal employees and be customer obsessed
• Proven experience in a payroll position in a fast-paced environment required
• Solid understanding of accounting fundamentals and payroll best practices
• Outstanding organizational ability with great attention to detail
• Ability to multitask and meet deadlines
• High school diploma or equivalent; BSc/BA in business, accounting or relevant field is a plus
• Proven experience in a payroll position in a fast-paced environment required
• Exceptional multitasking and organizational skills

• 3+ years of payroll experience

Fortive is a global family of more than 20 industry-leading industrial growth and technology companies, united by a shared purpose: to make the world stronger, safer, and more effective by providing essential technology for the people who accelerate progress. Here, you get the excitement of a “startup” with the stability and predictability of an organization strongly grounded in its roots and with a proven track record of growth. There’s no limit to what you can learn, or the impact you can make: for you, for us, for growth. Come join our team at Advanced Sterilization Products (ASP) and be part of a global leader in infection prevention solutions for the healthcare industry. With advanced products, technologies, and workflows for medical sterilization and disinfection, ASP is dedicated to defending the lives of patients, families, healthcare workers, providers, and communities. Add your talent to our extraordinary team and help us in our mission to make healthcare safer for everyone. ASP is based in Irvine, California with core sites in Everett, Washington and Schaffhausen, Switzerland plus many more offices around the world. 

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