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Payroll Specialist

Department: Accounting
Location: Birmingham, AL
Company: AFC Alabama


Responsible for processing payroll for all company employees.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Comply with and enforce payroll policies, procedures and regulations
  • Assist with monthly and bi-weekly payroll with a high degree of accuracy and timeliness
  • Perform a wide variety of record keeping and payroll processing activities, including computing wage and overtime payments, calculating and recording retroactive payments, increases, payroll labor allocations, and payroll deductions
  • Process employment and wage verifications
  • Review and analyze payroll data and reports for accuracy, and resolve discrepancies to ensure accurate posting to payroll records
  • Prepare, process, and track wage garnishments and child support orders
  • Ensure that employee wage changes are entered correctly
  • Compile reports as required by management and government agencies
  • Remit withholdings to benefits carriers
  • Prepare and file tax withholding reports
  • Prepare payroll information for financial and other reporting
  • Maintain filing system for payroll and related records
  • Communicate with managers, supervisors, co-workers, citizens, and others, maintains confidentiality

Other Duties and Responsibilities

  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


  • 3 or more years of computerized payroll experience.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of payroll principles, practices, regulations and procedures.
  • Strong organization skills, attention to detail and follow through to resolve any outstanding issues.
  • Accurate data entry skills and the ability to navigate through multiple software systems simultaneously.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent customer service to both internal and external customers
  • Knowledge of applicable local, state and federal payroll and related tax laws, regulations and skill in preparing detailed reports.

Physical Demands/Work Environment (optional)

Professional office environment





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