Payroll Specialist – 835279

Job #: 835279
Salary: $20-22/hr
Industry: Healthcare
Location: Madison, WI
Category: Accounting/Finance Positions

Description / Qualifications

This client of ours is looking for a Payroll Specialist to join their team on a temporary basis. General and in-house payroll experience is a must. This position is 40 hrs/week, M-F 8:00am – 4:30pm.


  • Prepares and processes payroll for bi-weekly payrolls
  • Reviews hours, coding, etc. for accuracy and adherence to policies
  • Resolves issues related to missing or incorrect information
  • Verifies that all time is entered and approved within given timelines
  • Assists with entering new hire data including direct deposit information, W-4 withholding, 403(b) elections, wages, deductions, benefit elections, etc.
  • Generates and distributes reports and electronic files for payroll
  • Assists with auditing data
  • Assists with general administrative duties to support payroll and/or HR.


  • 2 years of experience in payroll processing
  • Prior experience with payroll & time and attendance systems
  • Knowledge and understanding of payroll and payroll tax laws
  • Data entry skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Professional – maintains confidentiality
  • Experience in Excel and Outlook
  • Dependable
  • Experience working under tight deadlines
  • Ability to communicate effectively to resolve payroll concerns