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Senior Payroll Specialist (Workday)

Company: WP Company LLC
Location: Washington
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionThe Senior Payroll Specialist (Workday) is responsible for completing the entire biweekly and/or monthly payroll cycle processes in Workday for a population of 2,500 employees, comprised of Union and Non-Union workers. The primary focus is to manage and verify the input information, execute the transmittal of payroll, research and resolve any payroll related issues, and provide excellent customer service to employees. Ensures all payroll tasks are completed with adherence to internal compliance, policies, and federal, state, and local legislative requirements. Research complex payroll and taxation questions such as multi-state, global mobility, and fringe benefits and be able to document and communicate the complexity and a proposed solution. Resolves employee question timely. Uses payroll knowledge to proactively run audit and validate accuracy of preliminary pay results through the Workday payroll system.ResponsibilitiesIn coordination with fellow Payroll team members, process full cycle payroll for 1,400 biweekly and 1,100 monthly employees in two FEINs employees following standard operating procedures and checklistsMaintain efficient payroll processes that complies with all Federal and State regulations. Update these processes as changes occur.Generate manual or on-demand checks as necessaryManage all On-Cycle payroll input and internal reportingAccess, populate, validate, and load mass entries via EIBManage Workday business process notifications payroll tasksManage unsubmitted timesheets and late manager approvalsReview payroll data for errors. Run audit reports and prepare payroll preliminary reconciliation.Prepares and maintains accurate records and reports of payroll transactions through electronic storageLiaise with HR, on any pay related issues such as retroactive results, benefits, leaves of absence, FMLA, and special circumstances.Assist with year-end projects and auditsUtilize ADP Smart Compliance for ancillary services such as wage payments, garnishments, unemployment compensation, and tax filingsCreate and maintain standard operating procedural documentation for assigned tasksFacilitates audits by providing records and documentation to auditorsAddress emails from supervisors and employees regarding payroll-related mattersIdentifies and recommends updates to payroll proceduresPerforms other duties as assignedMinimum Qualifications4 + years payroll experience in a multistate, multi-FEIN environmentWorkday Payroll processing experience is a mustSolid foundation of payroll knowledgeGood organizational and time management skillsAttention to detail with a high level of accuracyAbility to communicate effectivelyAbility to work as a team memberSkilled on Microsoft ExcelRespect for confidentialityExperience with unionsProven ability to work remotelyPreferred QualificationsBS/BA in Accounting, Finance, or related fieldExcellent written and verbal communication skillsStrong attention to detailFundamental Payroll Practitioner (FPC) or Certified Payroll Professional (CPP)The Post strives to provide its readers with high-quality, trustworthy news and information while constantly innovating. That mission is best served by a diverse, multi-generational workforce with varied life experiences and perspectives. All cultures and backgrounds are welcomed. The innovation doesn't end in the Newsroom - dozens of teams power The Washington Post. We are now hiring the next innovator - how will you Impact Tomorrow?#washpostlife

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