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Payroll Specialist

Job ID: BH416468

Category: Payroll Coordinator, Payroll

Specialty: Accounting & Finance

The Payroll Specialist will process the biweekly payroll ensuring employees are paid on time, accurately, and in compliance with government regulations.


  • Ensures timely and accurate processing of payroll transactions including salaries, benefits, garnishments, taxes, and other deductions.
  • Accurately processes updates including new hires, terminations, and changes to pay rates,
  • Prepares and maintains accurate records and reports of payroll transactions 
  • Analyzes payroll data, identifies trends and recommends solutions consistent with wage and labor laws.
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local payroll, wage, and hour laws and best practices.
  • Execute time and attendance processing and interface with payroll.
  • Process accurate and timely year end reporting.
  • Facilitates audits by providing records and documentation to auditors.
  • Responds to employee inquiries in a timely manner.
  • Identifies and recommends updates to payroll software, systems, and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Extensive knowledge of payroll functions including preparation, balancing, internal control, and payroll taxes.
  • Ability to deal with sensitive and confidential information.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient with ADP or similar payroll software.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

Education and Experience

  • At least three to five years of related experience required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Temp/Contract

Location: Canton, Massachusetts