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Payroll Processing Specialist

Penguin Random House

Westminster, MD 04-16-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Using the HR/Payroll system UKG, our payroll specialist perform a variety of payroll processing functions for select business units of Penguin Random House and Bertelsmann related companies in accordance with standard procedures.

Main responsibilities:
• Responsible for payroll processing for select business units and backup payroll processing
• Review of HR generated workflows for payroll impact
• Input/verify payroll data including garnishments
• Review employee tax data for jurisdiction accuracy
• Review timekeeping system data where applicable
• Verify expected payroll calculation results
• Prepare funding requests, update required spreadsheets
• Apply company policy and federal/state payroll related regulations
• Respond to employee/HR questions regarding payroll and payroll tax information
• Run/prepare payroll reports as needed
• Provide payroll data for audit as requested
• Perform payroll accounting analysis as needed
• Assist with payroll implementation tasks as assigned
• Makes decisions regarding accuracy of work
• Organizes workload by assigning input priorities to data received
• Exercises discretion and confidentiality
• Further tasks may be assigned within the frame of the profile.

Education
• Field of studies / vocational training, degree
• Training required additionally

Professional experience / competencies / traits
• 2 to 4 years experience in Accounting, General Ledger and Payroll
• Prior Bookkeeping and Payroll Tax Analysis experience is desired
• Effectively Multi-task and prioritize workload in a fast pace environment, producing quality
• Work under pressure while meeting deadlines
• Possess and exhibit the ability to think logically and analyze problems & data
• PC proficiency to include Excel & Word
• Prior UKG (formerly Ultipro & Kronos) experience is a Plus
• Effective oral and written communication skills

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rb7nvx-18-204-227-34-42 in your application.

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Penguin Random House

Penguin Random House is the leading adult and children’s publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world. In publishing the best books in every genre and subject for all ages, we are committed to quality, excellence in execution, and innovation throughout the entire publishing process: editorial, design, marketing, publicity, sales, production, and distribution.