Payroll Operations Specialist

  • Job type

  • Location

    New Mexico
  • Profession

  • Industry

    Technology & Internet Services
  • Pay

    $25.00 - $28.69/hr.

Payroll Operations Specialist – Contract – Mexico, NM – $25.00 - $28.69/hr.

The final salary or hourly wage, as applicable, paid to each candidate/applicant for this position is ultimately dependent on a variety of factors, including, but not limited to, the candidate’s/applicant’s qualifications, skills, and level of experience as well as the geographical location of the position.

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Sponsorship not available.

Our client is seeking a Payroll Operations Specialist in Mexico, NM.

Role Description
• Support the payroll operations function including accurate execution and support for internal and external payroll reports/audits
• Support ad-hoc analytical requests such as gross up calculations, withholding calculations, overtime calculations, etc.
• Offer guidance on process area methods and assemble, verify and handle data input and other transactions
• Working on a full range of payroll activities to support timely and accurate processing of all payroll related operations, including local, state and federal regulations, as well as internal and finance guidelines for the company and payroll team.
• Work with other teams in HR Service Delivery, Benefits, Compensation and Finance providing excellent service to our employees and internal clients
• Perform in-depth investigations and analysis to determine the root cause of each problem in order to identify gaps and go forward solutions.
• Fulfilling payroll tax audits and inquiries conducted by tax authorities.

Skills & Requirements

• A Bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance, accounting or a related field.
• 5 + year of relevant payroll operations experience
• Knowledge of payroll systems (ex. Ceridian, ADP)
• Advanced Microsoft Office skills
• Strong analytical, problem-solving and synthesizing skills
• Good understanding of US payroll tax including federal, state, and local laws and regulations
• Knowledge of gross to net payroll calculations and processes
• Ability to create and run reports and perform detailed analysis
• Passionate about the client experience with strong interpersonal skills
• Comfortable working independently, as well as in a team oriented, collaborative environment
• A good communicator and know how to professionally speak with people at all levels
• Self-motivated with a results-oriented approach to daily tasks
Benefits/Other Compensation

This position is a contract/temporary role where Hays offers you the opportunity to enroll in full medical benefits, dental benefits, vision benefits, 401K and Life Insurance ($20,000 benefit).

Why Hays?

You will be working with a professional recruiter who has intimate knowledge of the industry and market trends. Your Hays recruiter will lead you through a thorough screening process in order to understand your skills, experience, needs, and drivers. You will also get support on resume writing, interview tips, and career planning, so when there’s a position you really want, you’re fully prepared to get it.

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Hays is committed to building a thriving culture of diversity that embraces people with different backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better we serve our candidates, clients, and employees. We are an equal employment opportunity employer, and we comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, HIV-positive status, as well as any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. One of Hays’ guiding principles is ‘do the right thing’.
We also believe that actions speak louder than words.
In that regard, we train our staff on ensuring inclusivity throughout the entire recruitment process and counsel our clients on these principles. If you have any questions about Hays or any of our processes, please contact us.

In accordance with applicable federal, state, and local law protecting qualified individuals with known disabilities, Hays will attempt to reasonably accommodate those individuals unless doing so would create an undue hardship on the company. Any qualified applicant or consultant with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to perform the essential functions of the job should call or text 813.336.5570.

Drug testing may be required; please contact a recruiter for more information.


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