Payroll Specialist/Manager

Location: Corpus Christ, TX
Date Posted: 06-19-2017
Our client is division of a $20 billion global heavy civil construction company.  They have engaged us to help them find a Payroll Manager in Corpus Christi, TX.  Compensation is dependent on experience, and benefits are incredible including medical, dental, vision, and matching 401k.


Performs all activities necessary to process local payrolls, including maintaining related records, filing tax reports and voluntary deduction reports, processing involuntary deductions such as levies and garnishments, preparing accounting transactions and documents, documenting and updating procedures, and preparing special reports for management.
  • Processes payroll weekly, monthly and semi-monthly for multiple locations using eCMS payroll software. 
  • Assist with the processing of all expatriate payrolls. 
  • Reviews payroll documentation for accuracy through audit reports and makes any necessary adjustments.
  • Works closely with Accounting on payroll related issues.
  • Ensure semi-monthly and weekly payrolls are processed in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Reviews and computes wages, and corrects errors to ensure the accuracy of earnings. Ensure that all changes to payroll are processed correctly.
  • Maintain accurate payroll records and employee files
  • Works closely with Benefits to ensure accurate benefit deductions and record keeping.
  • Enter new hires into eCMS.
  • Handles unemployment claims administration, responding to claims filed, EDD court appearance(s) in response to contest claims.
  • Review and audit master file and pay data entries, YTD totals, and file amendments.
  • Prepare various payroll and management reports, journal entries, workers compensation and reconcile quarterly payroll taxes.
  • Will handle all garnishments, deductions, and vacation/sick accruals.
  • Answers inquiries regarding employment verification. Reconciles payroll bank statements and reviews the accuracy of payroll deductions to payroll output documents.
  • Respond to employee inquiries and requests regarding payroll matters.
  • Maintains client confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Perform other duties and special projects as requested by management.
  • Three (3) to five (5) years of experience in a similar position
  • Strong knowledge and experience with Excel and eCMS
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and work in high pressure environment.
  • Strong organizational skills and very detail oriented.
  • Proactive and solution oriented.
  • Must demonstrate exceptional judgment, discretion and professional courtesy.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and a high degree of confidentiality.
If you are interested, please submit your resume in confidence for immediate consideration.

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