Associate Payroll Specialist I

Job ID: 19279

Location: Kingwood Texas 77339

Insperity provides the most comprehensive suite of scalable HR solutions available in the marketplace with an optimal blend of premium HR service and technology. With more than 90 locations throughout the U.S., Insperity is currently making a difference for thousands of businesses and communities nationwide.

 

Behind our success is the unshakeable belief in the value of our people. We value diversity, inclusivity and a sense of belonging. We celebrate work and life events, and we partner with our clients and communities to make great things happen.

 

We have received recognition numerous times as a top place to work, most recently ranking on Glassdoor’s “Best Places to Work in the U.S. 2024” list, and U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Companies to Work for 2024” list. In addition, we have been recognized for having one of the country’s Top 50 Midsize Early Talent Programs by RippleMatch’s 2024 Campus Forward Awards. There is no better time to be a part of Insperity, and our best work is yet to come. Learn more at Insperity.com

 

Why Insperity?

 

Flexibility: Over 80% of Insperity’s jobs have work-from-home flexibility. We want your time to have balance, whether it’s spent with coworkers, clients, family or your community.

 

Career Growth: Insperity provides many ways to grow with the company. We offer continuous learning programs, mentorship opportunities and ongoing training.

 

Well-Being: Our total rewards package includes generous paid time off, top-tier medical, dental and vision benefits, health & wellness support, paid volunteer hours and much more. Whether remote, in person or hybrid, we take care of our people so that you can do your best work.

 

Associate Payroll Specialist

 

We are currently seeking an Associate Payroll Specialist to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for receiving payroll information from assigned clients and/or Payroll Specialists and provides support by inputting new hire, changes, and termination information. This role resolves high-volume requests by taking ownership and coordinating with internal departments as necessary to obtain positive resolutions. This position is also responsible for upholding the integrity of the client and employee data base and ensures all compliances are met. The Associate Payroll Specialist I is focused on learning payroll after successful completion of Insperity training programs. The position will begin to increase complexity of payroll tasks and projects after six months in role.

 

Essential Functions:

 

Under much supervision and no decision-making:

 

  • Maintains excellent customer service standards to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Works as a team member to maintain the highest level of customer service quality and productivity.
  • Services clients and internal partners by receiving employee paperwork, which includes new hires, employee changes and terminations.
  • Upholds the integrity of the client and employee data base and ensures all compliances are met.
  • Receives payroll information from clients or Payroll Specialists, processes payroll information and produces client specific payroll checks, invoices and standard payroll reports.
  • Ensures accuracy of payroll input, balancing input to payroll worksheet and payroll reports to clients.
  • Provides backup documentation to Finance department, if needed, for wires.
  • Maintains accurate delivery instructions for each payroll in the system.
  • Attends weekly department training meetings and reviews procedure manual on an ongoing basis.
  • Establishes clear communications with client, employees and team members in order to better serve the client.
  • Consults with Supervisor and Payroll Trainer when responding to new or different questions from clients and employees.

 

In addition to the above Essential Functions, this position requires the APS should also have knowledge and fulfill the duties of the skillset area of the applicable role below:

 

Shared Services:

  • Trains with the Shared Services team, Supervisor and Payroll Trainers to develop skill levels.
  • Assists with data analytics, trends, and load balancing by maintaining a daily report of completed tasks.
  • Supports payroll-related tasks by completing research and resolving issues 
  • Builds payroll experience by incorporating increased complexity of payroll tasks and projects over the course of a year to gain payroll knowledge of accepted payroll practices.  
  • Documents, forwards, as needed, and follows-up on issues that require supplemental support for resolution.

 

Payroll:

  • Trains with the Payroll team, Supervisor and Payroll Trainers to develop skill levels.
  • Coordinates with the Finance department, when necessary, and follows through with the client to ensure funds are received.
  • Builds and maintains client load to a specific number of clients over the course of a year in order to gain payroll experience and knowledge of accepted payroll practices.
  • Processes payroll information and produces client specific payroll checks, invoices and standard payroll reports.

 

Client Implementation:

  • Trains with the Client Implementation team, Supervisor and Payroll Trainers to develop skill levels.
  • Coordinates with the Finance department, when necessary, and follows through with the client to ensure funds are received.
  • Develops and maintains extensive knowledge of complex processes.
  • Processes payroll information and produces client specific payroll checks, invoices and standard payroll reports.

 

Here’s what you’ll need to be successful:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required; bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • 1+ years’ payroll or relevant experience.

 

At Insperity, we celebrate the diversity of our employees and our leadership. Insperity is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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