The Payroll Specialist is responsible for ensuring that payroll is processed accurately and in a timely manner; assists employees and supervisors with payroll related issues. The Payroll Specialist:
Completes the bi-weekly payroll processing in a timely and accurate manner in compliance with Federal and State wage and hour regulations and UHS policy.
Inputs new employee data into Kronos.
Inputs meal tickets, bonuses, and other data into Kronos.
Upload Kronos data to Lawson PR, reconcile Kronos to Lawson
Reconcile Payroll tax data before finalizing the payroll run
Prepare out of cycle paychecks with proper approval in compliance with UHS policy.
Reviews Kronos timesheets each Tuesday morning to ensure they are complete and accurate.Notifies supervisor of missing data that will impact the weekly FTE report.Prepare weekly FTE report and OT reports on off payroll weeks.
Download and store all necessary payroll reports in a timely manner.Accurately maintains all payroll related records and files, including manual time cards and documentation relating to employee time edits in accordance with established practice.
Prepares schedules and performs research for audits, tax returns, and other needs as directed by the Controller, or CFO.
Works closely with Human Resources to process employee transactions.
Processes garnishments and tax liens in accordance with UHS policy.
Educate Managers on Kronos, including daily time processing and reports and inquiries. Ensure managers have access to the correct departments and menu options. Serves as a resource for employees on Kronos and Lawson self-service.
Assist with the reconciliation of payroll liability accounts in the general ledger.