Company: Stokes Hodges Aiken Inc.
Location: North Charleston
Posted on: November 26, 2022
Stokes Automotive Group is looking for a Payroll Specialist to join
our Human Resources and Payroll Team! This is a corporate position
supporting our 5 locations in Charleston; Stokes Honda North,
Stokes Kia, Stokes Mazda, Stokes Volkswagen and Stokes Chevrolet.
Benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision, Critical Illness, Life,
Short Term and Long Term Disability; Employee Assistance Program,
Paid Time Off, Company Holidays, Training and Employee Discounts.
Work Schedule is Monday through Friday, with occasional overtime
and weekends, where required.POSITION SUMMARY:Under the direction
of the Director of Human Resources and Payroll, the Payroll
Specialist plans, prioritizes, coordinates, and reviews all faucets
of payroll administration. Performs a variety of highly technical
duties involving payroll processing including receiving, reviewing,
entering, auditing, and processing payroll data; maintains payroll
files and records, maintains payroll data in HCM system, reviews
and reconciles payroll reporting, performs journal entries,
provides payroll information to employees and payroll related
entities, and ensures adherence to established payroll policies,
procedures, laws, and regulations. ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Essential
duties include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Ensures
timely processing of all payrolls; Bi-Weekly, Supplemental and
Specific, in accordance with labor regulations, standard
principles, company policies. federal reserve and HCM guidelines.
Develops constructive methods and initiatives to ensure all payroll
deadlines are maintained. Performs complex accounting or financial
support tasks for payroll and accounting; reviews and reconciles
varied reports, calculations and submissions, computer generated
materials and related data. Maintains accuracy of ledgers, auditing
and reconciling reports, information and posting data as required.
Reviews and Analyzes Federal, State and Local regulations and
provisions regarding wage payments, FLSA, deductions, garnishments,
and taxation; Recommends strategies for implementation of
compliance, regulations, and laws. Assists in the development of
systems, procedures and reports necessary for implementation.
Provides information and support regarding applicable procedures
and methods, interprets, and explains policies, procedures, laws,
and regulations; Answers questions and resolves problems or
complaints. Notifies and/or escalates all applicable problems or
complaints to the appropriate member of management. Prepares and
reconciles assigned benefits reports; including workers
compensation and retirement; reconciles payments and/or ACH
withdrawals; explains payroll benefit deductions to employees;
provides information to management and executive management in the
interpretation of policies, procedures, and regulations. Maintains
all payroll records including timesheets, deductions, and
withholdings, time off payments, retroactive payments and other
files and records for reporting and auditing purposes. Ensures all
records are maintained and in compliance with laws and regulations.
Reconciles biweekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual tax reporting
and statements. Reconciles, prepares, and distributes all w-2
information and/or corrections, as needed. Proofreads and audits
materials for accuracy, completeness, and compliance with policies,
procedures, laws, and regulations. Enters and retrieves data from
computer systems and software. Uses such technologies to run
applications, produce reports and maintain data. Maintains payroll
related information in HCM system, identifies software changes,
prepares, and sources documents, and monitors payroll information.
Creates and updates system including but not limited to hours,
deduction, and contribution codes.Provides leadership and
collaborates with employees and management to ensure high
performance, service-oriented environment in support of Human
Resources/Payroll and Company objectives and expectations. Provides
training and coaching to assist in performance and development.
Analyzes and prepares annual payroll accrual data and submits to
accounting for general ledger entries. Creates, updates, and
maintains annual holidays, blackout periods, time off accruals and
other payroll related data in HCM system.
WORK ENVRONMENT:The work environment characteristics described here
are representative of those an employee encounters while performing
the essential functions of this job; standard office setting with
frequent interruptions and distractions; extended periods of time
view computer monitor. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions. PHYSICAL DEMANDS:The physical demands described here are
representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Primary
functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work
in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of
time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, reach; to lift, carry
push and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; and/or
operate office equipment that may require repetitive hand movement.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions. EXPECTED HOURS OF
WORK:This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are
Monday through Friday. Occasional overtime or weekend work may be
required. TRAVEL: Travel is limited and local during the business
day, although some out of area and overnight travel may be
required. REQUIRED EDUCATION OR EXPERIENCE:Two to four years of
related experience and/or training; or Associates Degree (A.A) or
equivalent from a two-year and one year of related experience.Two
years' experience with payroll administration and processing. HCM,
HRIS and/or multi-division payroll experience preferred.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, including excel, outlook,
word, and PowerPoint. OTHER DUTIES:This job description is not
designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities,
skills, requirements, duties, responsibilities or working
conditions that are required of the employee for this job. While
this is intended to be an accurate summary of the current job,
management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that
other or different tasks be performed where necessary or change
Keywords: Stokes Hodges Aiken Inc., Charleston , Payroll Specialist, Human Resources , North Charleston, South Carolina
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