Lewis Tree Service, Inc Payroll Specialist in Rochester, New York
You’ve been in Payroll for a few years and are looking for change. You love what you do, but there is something missing. You want to be part of a growing company where you can learn and expand. We’re looking for a Payroll Specialist to join our team and contribute to our culture of integrity. At Lewis Tree Service, we provide the stability of a long-standing, employee-owned company with the progressive nature of a growing, improvement-minded future.
As a Payroll Specialist at Lewis Tree Service, you help to ensure the accuracy of our employee paychecks.
Who You Are…
Detail-Oriented: ability to see small deviations amongst large data sets
Flexible: able to pivot and adapt to changing needs
Organized: keeps things in order through changing priorities
Solutions-Oriented: people-person who has strong communication and problem-solving skills
What You’ll Do…
Responsible for processing time, labor and payroll data using Lewis Tree processes and procedures ensuring on-time, accurate employee paychecks.
Payroll Workflow: Maintains knowledge and compliance of federal, state and local payroll regulations.
Responsible for preparation of certified payrolls
Prepares monthly union reporting and payments
Processes extra compensation payments, off-cycle check requests, pay adjustments and stop payments
Payroll Processing: Responsible for calculating, processing and reporting various employee payroll taxes and deductions including garnishments, union dues and benefits.
Responsible for importing and exporting various files within multiple systems.
Prepares, analyzes and disperses various reports on a regular basis.
Prepares monthly journal entries and account reconciliations and assists with audits.
Completes required statistical reports for various agencies
Communicates with the human resource department and other departments to obtain data to facilitate the completion of time and labor information, retroactive payments and PTO and vacation payouts.
Resolves payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information
Customer Support: Serves as the point-of-service customer contact for employees by providing information and resolving issues associated with the processing of payroll data.
Maintains employee confidence and protects payroll operations by keeping payroll information confidential.
Keys to Success…
Skilled at customer interaction with a people-first attitude
Ability to maintain confidentiality in handling sensitive Payroll/Accounting/HR information
Adapt at multi-tasking and working under pressure within tight deadlines
Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills
Ability to support a team environment of shared work, shared success
Attention to detail with the ability to identify discrepancies
What You’ll Need…
Associates degree or equivalent training or experience
Two-Five years’ experience processing multi-state payroll
Experience in ERP and HRIS platforms (JDEdwards, Ultimate Software preferred)
High level of proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel
FPC or CPP certification preferred
Health insurance plans
Paid time off
Employee stock ownership plan
Retirement & savings plans options
Employee assistance program
Lewis Tree Service is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity for both applicants and employees. Lewis Tree Service prohibits unlawful discrimination or harassment of employees and applicants on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age (40+), religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic, all employment decisions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training, apprenticeship, promotion, demotion, transfer, lay-off and termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Lewis Tree Service’s practices and policies are administered in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.