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Senior Payroll Specialist

Company: Garmin International, Inc.
Location: Olathe
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:


We are seeking a full-time Senior Payroll Specialist for our headquarters in the greater Kansas City area. In this role, you will be responsible for preparing and transmitting bi-weekly, multi-state payroll using ADP Vantage software, verification of the setup and maintenance of associate records and batch inputs, and may focus solely on payroll processing or on time/attendance for SOX/Audit compliance.


Essential Functions

* Manage, report, and process time/attendance records from Kronos software
* Prepare, transmit, receive, load and submit bi-weekly payrolls and/or special payrolls as required using ADP software
* Process journal entries and month end allocation for Finance
* Perform set up, responses, and audit all garnishments and child support
* Calculate final pay for termed associates and manual checks as required
* Administer and set up associate and schedule information and perform attendance edits in Kronos system
* Process and post batch payments to ADP software and record ESPP and stock option sales in ADP
* Respond to questions and possibly prepare reports per department/company/outside third-party requests
* Provide leadership, training and guidance to less experienced team members
* Process time information recorded in Kronos and import to ADP (All functions of Kronos processing)


Basic Qualifications

* Bachelor's Degree in Business, Accounting, or related field OR a minimum of 4 years relevant experience processing a multi-state payroll for a large number of associates
* Excellent academics (cumulative GPA greater than or equal to 3.0 as a general rule)
* Must possess a minimum of 3 years experience processing payroll using a payroll software system
* Must possess intermediate proficient computer skills using Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
* Demonstrated strong and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
* Must possess a demonstrated ability to work with sensitive information in a confidential manner with excellent time management and follow-up skills
* Must possess a proven track record in performing roles which require being detail-oriented with a high degree of accuracy
* Must be positive, detail and quality oriented, organized, analytical, team oriented and a driven problem solver, multi-tasker, and self-starter with the ability to prioritize and lead in a fast paced, deadline-driven environment
* Demonstrated ability to coach and mentor less experienced payroll team members

Desired Qualifications

* Outstanding academics (cumulative GPA greater than or equal to 3.5)
* Previous experience working in time/attendance software
* FPC or CPP certification

Garmin International is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran's status, age or disability.

Keywords: Garmin International, Inc., Olathe , Senior Payroll Specialist, Other , Olathe, Kansas

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