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Union Payroll Specialist

Union Payroll Specialist

Job ID 
2017-9392
# Positions 
1
Location 
US-NV-Las Vegas
Posted Date 
11/1/2017
Category 
Accounting/Finance
Company 
GES

More information about this job

Overview

 

WE BRING THE WOW

 

ARE YOU READY TO BE A WOW MAKER!

 

GES, Global Experience Specialists, is a global event marketing company with over 90 years and 3,000 passionate employees in North America, Europe and the Middle East. We connect people through exhibitions and live events by blending art and science to create exciting, compelling face-to-face marketing experiences. Our mission is to create the world’s most meaningful and memorable experiences for marketers, organizers and event attendees. We bring the “WOW” to everything we do!

Responsibilities

Process high volume daily timecards and weekly payroll for hourly union employees timely and accurately.

  • Work under general supervision from a designated supervisor.
  • Perform payroll duties requiring knowledge of standard practices used in the preparation, distribution, and maintenance of payroll and payroll records.
  • Manage work flow to ensure all timecards and payroll transactions are processed timely and accurately.
  • Prepare special payments, complex pay and payroll deduction calculations ensuring compliance with company policies, union contracts and federal and state regulations.
  • Assist employees and management with questions, concerns or requests regarding payroll. This includes properly applying technical knowledge and skills, communicating and listening effectively.
  • Reconcile payroll and validate confirmed reports prior to submitting payroll for closing and dispersing.
  • Understand proper taxation of all employee payments including employer paid benefits.
  • Perform each assigned task, exercising routine methods and mechanics of the job and requesting assistance when unusual circumstances arise.
  • Review payroll documents for compliance with policies and procedures.
  • Verify accuracy of data entry and computations of withholding tax, deductions, and overtime compensation.
  • Identify, research, and assist in the resolution of payroll related discrepancies.
  • Stay current on regulatory, legal and other payroll developments to foresee and/or address payroll initiatives and issues.
  • Research and effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, with employees and departments.
  • Process off-cycle check payments according to company policy, union agreements and federal and state regulations.
  • Accurately calculate and process union retro payments as required.
  • Prepare employee documentation for scanning or filing. Ensure records are maintained according to record retention requirements.
  • Prepare stop payments, void checks, direct deposit reversals and overpayment collections in accordance with company, federal, state and union regulations.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Three to five years multi-state payroll processing experience
  • Solid understanding and working knowledge of payroll processes and systems, particularly in an union environment
  • Strong knowledge of state and federal payroll regulations
  • MS Office and computer skills
  • Ability to maintain confidential information
  • High degree of professionalism and solid ability in delivering high quality customer service and establishing/maintaining effective and collaborative working relationships.
  • Excellent judgment, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player

 

Work Environment

Benefits:

Our team members are our family, so we help our team members care for their families. The rewards of joining GES are extensive. We offer a comprehensive benefits package to all full-time employees. Here are some of the highlights:

  • Competitive salaries
  • 401K with company match
  • Healthcare/vision/dental insurance
  • Wellness benefits
  • Career development program
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Employee assistance program
  • Vacation time
  • Community involvement opportunities
  • Team activities

And much more……

 

 

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EEO Information

Equal Opportunity Employer, including vets and disability.