Payroll Specialist in Sunrise, FL at HealthTrust Workforce Solutions

Date Posted: 2/3/2020

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Job Description

GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES - The Payroll Specialist is responsible to process payroll information in accordance with HWS Payroll Policies and Procedures, Employee Information System Manual, and Federal Wage and Hour Regulations. 

SUPERVISOR – Payroll Manager 



  • Enters all hours into Kronos payroll system on Monday.
  • Retains written authorization to release an employee’s check to another person/employee prior to the distribution of check.
  • Adjusts any payroll errors resulting in an underpayment/overpayment in the next regular payroll check upon receiving the employee/department manager’s approval.
  • Completes a Payroll Correction Form with all payroll discrepancies as requested.
  • Investigates payroll discrepancies with vendors.
  • Investigates long-term outstanding paycheck discrepancies through the payroll system.
  • Voids and/or issues stop-payments of payroll checks through the payroll system.
  • Binds and retains all payroll records in a secure place for a period of 6 months.
  • Develops a professional collaborative working relationship with employees and vendors. 
  • Directs employees to the Human Resources Business Partner and or the Regional VP of Operations when discrepancies cannot be resolved.
  • Ensures that time slips from the previous pay period and time changes are performed appropriately.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES – This position requires the following minimal requirements:

  • Handle multiple priorities, work independently and work in confined and or crowded areas.
  • Must have excellent organizational, verbal and intrapersonal skills.
  • Excellent mathematical, analytical skills.
  • Must be able to read/comprehend written instructions and follow verbal instructions.
  • Must be proficient in data entry including speed and accuracy.
  • Must have knowledge in transcription and computer technology.
  • Maintains working area and equipment in accordance with environmental and safety regulations

EDUCATION – Must have a high school diploma or GED equivalent.

EXPERIENCE – 1-3 years

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