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Payroll Specialist - Defense/Government

Company: Provision People
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Summary:We are looking for a strong Payroll Specialist with a Defense and/or Government background for an award winning, Tier 1 organization.This role is on the Disbursement team, part of a 50 person Finance department, includes Payroll, Accounts Payable and Travel and supports employees, and vendors by efficiently processing payments timely and accurately.Responsibilities:Processes weekly payroll activities for approximately 1,900 employeesPartners with Human Resources, Benefits, Compensation, and General Accounting to ensure a timely and accurate payroll submissionResponding timely to internal and external customer inquiries sent to the payroll team related to Time and Labor, Verification of employment, W2 information, ADP, etc.Managing and Processing daily information in preparation for bi-weekly payroll processingWork with Third Party Payroll provider (ADP)Ad hoc reporting as needed (Time reporting, Benefits, State filings, etc)Support audit requests as needed (Internal/External)Support any required action related to local, state, and federal tax changes and IRS demandsResponsible for weekly, monthly, quarterly, and yearly payroll reconciliation.Support year-end W-2 review and processingSupport the Accounts Payable, Travel or Payroll staff as needed.Assist Disbursement Manager with other ad hoc activities as assigned.Support internal initiatives as neededAttend/Participate in Internal/External meetings as neededRequired Skills and Experience:Associates degree or higher preferredMinimum of 3 years full-cycle payroll experienceGovernment and/or Defense industry experience, or similar types of organizations requiredApplied systems exposure to and proficiency in: PeopleSoft, ADP Workforce Now, Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint), Skype for Business, WebEx and/or relatable systemsThe ability to handle multiple tasks, set priorities, and meet deadlinesEffectively communicate concerns and issues to internal and external customersMust be detail minded and organized, with excellent analytical and problem solving skillsAttention to detail orientedExceptional customer service skills, and ability to work across the organizationThe successful candidate will thrive in a team-based environment and will share in the commitment of the organization's goalsUnderstanding of Security Clearances and Confidential information requirements!!! Offers a big relocation package for candidates willing to relocate!!!Remote/WFH flexibility BUT highly prefers someone who could relocate and work in a hybrid model (2-3 days onsite)

Keywords: Provision People, Cambridge , Payroll Specialist - Defense/Government, Government & Protective Services , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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