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Payroll Process Specialist

Company: Crescent Park
Location: Cincinnati
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Position SummaryThe Payroll Process Specialist is responsible for the processing and oversight of our payroll processes for weekly hourly people to meet the needs of our company and our people, including all local, state and federal requirements. This position also delivers on the day-to-day commitments to our Customer, our Company, and our People:PurposeProcessPeopleWhile building on our culture of:Doing it RightDoing it SafeDoing it WellEssential Duties and ResponsibilitiesSafetyRead and understand the Crescent Safety Playbook - Doing It SafeDirects visitors to appropriate department or calls for personnel to assist in escorting the visitor to the appropriate area (i.e. GE foreign nationals). Ensures that visitors are wearing appropriate attire for walking through the warehouse safely (shared receptionist duty).Ensure Safe and well-maintained Work Environment and conditions throughout all work spaces, facility and surrounding areasEngage all staff and employees in cultivating and promoting a Safety-First CulturePeopleSupport Training Program to ensure Crescent People have been appropriately trained to successfully satisfy required role and responsibilities as definedGreet all visitors and guests in a professional and welcoming manner whether in person or phone conversations.Promote a Work Environment where Crescent People are valued and can safely communicate, grow and develop.Work closely with Crescent site leadership to ensure payroll/Krono's is updated timely and accurate for the proper and timely processing of weekly (hourly) payroll.QualityBackup to Payroll Process Supervisor regarding biweekly (salaried) payroll includingaudits all Kronos actions that impact peoples' payrollaudits direct deposits to prevent errors.audits entries for new hires for missing or erroneous informationAudits all HR actions for hourly (weekly) peoples' payrollAudits direct deposits to prevent errors for hourly (weekly) people including ACH Return/NotificationAudits entries for new hires for missing or erroneous information for hourly (weekly) peopleAudits timesheet report for coded payable hours except PTOProcess employee reimbursement for hourly peopleCustomer ValueTakes a non-paint by numbers approach to streamline and continually improve our payroll processesReview and process new tax forms for hourly (weekly) peopleTracks and reconcile all additional extra pay items (i.e. bonuses, incentives, etc.)Processes weekly payroll on Tuesdays, ensuring all hourly people are paid correctly and Crescent complies with governing federal, state, and local agenciesBe viewed by our operations as a resource and go-to person for assistance with and clarification of the hourly payroll processes. For unresolved issues/question, escalate to Payroll Process Supervisor for additional info/clarification/research on the issueAnswers incoming telephone calls in a cheerful, courteous, and timely manner, properly routing each call to the proper party, taking messages when necessaryFinancialCaptures, tracks and recovers benefit arrears for hourly people. Send email notification on planned repayment schedule once hourly people have returned to workEnsures terminations are entered completely and correctly. It includes PTO payout, negative PTO adjustment, recovery of benefit arrears or any money owedUse demand for payment letter to recover any negative PTO balance or any outstanding balance dueEnsures the integrity of the payroll process and confidentiality of all its dataCultural CompetenciesDo It RightDoing what is right for our customers, doing what is right for our company, and doing what is right for our People. Continually improving the quality of our product and services. Monitoring and measuring every key ingredient which could negatively impact our quality. Doing it Right ensures we will always be a Premier Service Provider.Identifier and champion of change opportunities, adept at countering resistance to change and an advocate for continuous improvementProvide direction and rally the team impetus, forge teamsWilling to take calculated risksAccurate and timely completion of assigned tasksDo It SafeProviding a safe environment and supporting our people to reach their highest potential. A safe environment where all forms of risk are assessed and controlled. A safe environment open to new ideas, where our people's opinions and overall well-being count. A diverse environment where everyone fits and can be successful.Self-assuredAble communicator-good clarity, balanced talker and listenerPatientEffectively assertive and able to handle conflict and confrontation situationsSolution vs. blame orientedMixture of firmness and flexibilityHas energy and enthusiasmHolds self and others accountableDo It WellOptimizing all our resources to efficiently and effectively perform all tasks well. Our overall productivity as a company is a reflection of the thousands of activities performed well each and every day by everyone. At Crescent, our ability to Do it Well is a real source of pride valued by our customers.Systematic trainer, willing and able to develop peopleGood work ethic, task focused and willing to extend extra effortAble to follow structure where it exists and create structure where it does notResilient-able to deal with the unexpected, not easily flusteredHas sense of urgencyFollows up to ensure quality task completionWork Environment / Physical DemandsFast paced environment, requiring adaptation to continuous changes in Company, Customer and People needsAbility to frequently sit, stand, walk, reach with hands and arm's length, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, and crouchAbility to regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 poundsAbility to sit for extended periods of time at desk in traditional office environmentSystems UsageKronosMS Dynamics Great PlainsMS Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook)Performance Metrics and TrendsSafetyPeopleProductivityQualityCustomer ValueFinancialQualificationsEducation & Experience:1-3 years' experience in PayrollAssociate or Bachelors degree in Accounting/FinancePreferred Qualifications:Experience with systems mentioned aboveDetailed orientedTraining and/or education in PayrollAccounting experienceA genuine, positive, and friendly dispositionWe will absolutely know the Payroll Process Specialist is successful if they can:Independently execute the hourly payroll cycle in an accurate and timely mannerBecome a valued team member of the Accounting departmentContinually seeks opportunities to learn new areas of accounting to grow their breadth and depth of knowledgeDemonstrates a propensity to learn the various systemsDemonstrates ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, organize work effectively, recommending and helping to improve overall processesBy completing this application, you are acknowledging the following:I am at least 18 years of age of olderI can perform the essential functions of this position, with or without accommodationI am a US Citizen or otherwise authorized to work in the US on an unrestricted basis

Keywords: Crescent Park, Cincinnati , Payroll Process Specialist, Human Resources , Cincinnati, Ohio

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