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Education & Experience Requirements
System High Corporation delivers the most advanced protection and secrecy solutions to secure and strengthen critical missions, programs, operations, and intelligence activities. We are seeking a Payroll Specialist to join our team to help contribute to our success and help us solve problems with innovation through intelligence.
The Payroll Specialist has knowledge of Payroll, Tax, and General Ledger to enhance System High Corporation’s Finance Department.
This position requires the ability to be able to identify company and customer needs and provide recommendations utilizing payroll best practices. This position requires the ability to work with all levels of staff (internal and external), utilizing clear, effective communication. This position has heavy contact with employees and vendors.
The Payroll Specialist duties include, but are not limited to:
Hands-on Payroll Experience
Working knowledge of multiple HR/Payroll and time entry systems, including Paycom and Costpoint.
Knowledge of Wage and Fair Labor Standards Act
Knowledge of federal, state and local tax laws
Government contracting, DFAS, DCAA and GSA experience
Ensure compliance with relevant laws andinternal policies
Familiarity with third-party vendors including Principal for 401K processing
Payroll Processing Duties and Responsibilities
Semi-monthly payroll process for over 500 employees utilizing Costpoint Time and Expense for time keeping and Paycom for pay processing
Process timesheet corrections
Assist in processing of payroll changes (eg new hires, terminations, increases)
Train new hires and existing staff to us Timesheet Module in Costpoint
Set up new hire access in Costpoint
Assist in verification of new hire and termination information
Calculate first and final payment prorations
Process 401k contributions, loans, and payments
Process PTO accruals and generate applicable reports
Process child support orders, garnishments, tax levies and other pay-related compliances
Review, verify and reconcile employee timecard entries for accuracy
Maintain accurate records for payroll journal entries
Liaise with auditors and assist with payroll tax audits
Assist with internal and external audits
Assist with preparation and filing of required federal and state tax reports
Assist with processing year end reports and reconciling for accuracy
Assist employees with general inquiries related to payroll, leave accruals, and other pay related issues
Customer Relations knowledge in troubleshooting with clients, payment offices, POCs and our internal System High staff
Maintain strict confidentiality regarding all financial and personal information
Required Skills (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities)
Costpoint/Deltek Time and Expense
Paycom (or similar payroll system)
High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
Exceptional organizational skills
Ability to work effectively under pressure
Strong MS Office skills to include Outlook, Word, Excel and Power Point
Effective oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and computer literacy
Strong problem-solving abilities, and ability to pick up and adapt to new concepts and technologies quickly.
Superior verbal/written skills and presentation skills
Excellent follow-up skills
Dependability is a must
No Clearance Required
Years of Experience/Education Requirements
3+ years of payroll experience
BS/BA in Business Administration or Accounting strongly desired
Paycom experience strongly desired
FCP/CPP certification a plus
Costpoint experience required (8.1 SAAS is a plus)
This job description is not designed to cover or contain all job duties required of the employee. There may be additional activities, duties and/or responsibilities that are required for this position that are not listed in this job description.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
System High is a Military friendly employer. Our extensive work on behalf of the U.S. government offers those who have served in uniform an opportunity to continue to serve their country in a new and exciting way while enjoying a successful civilian career.
System High values the power and strength of diverse backgrounds on the culture and performance of our company. We strive to maintain an inclusive culture to encourage each employee to bring their whole self to the mission.
System High Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.
Equal opportunity legal notices can be viewed on the following PDF’s:
EEO is the Law; EEO is the Law Supplement; Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination
Beware of recruitment scams:
System High will never request money or personal purchases during the hiring process. Verify all communications come from a or email address.