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Payroll / HR Specialist in Wilmington, NC with Greene Resources

Date Posted: 10/29/2018

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Job Number: 31754

Payroll / HR Specialist

Job Description:

Our client is seeking an experienced Payroll / HR Specialist to add to their accounting team. The Payroll / HR Specialist will be responsible for manually preparing payroll for several departments within the company. The Payroll / HR Specialist will work Monday through Friday, 8am-5pm. The pay for the Payroll / HR Specialist starts at $22/hour plus benefits!


  • Maintains payroll information by collecting, calculating, and entering data

  • Updates payroll records by entering changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job title and department/ division transfers

  • Prepares reports by compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages

  • Determines payroll liabilities by calculating employee federal and state income and social security taxes and employer's social security, unemployment, and workers compensation payments

  • Resolves payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information

  • Processes quarterly 940 and 941 reports and annual W-2's

  • Some HR functions to include processing new hires, insurance and benefits and drug testing

Education Requirements:

  • Associate or Bachelor's degree highly preferred

  • High school diploma required

Desired Background/Skills:

  • Knowledge of CDK Payroll Plus is preferred

  • Extensive experience using Microsoft Office

  • Excellent problem solving/judgment skills

  • Analytical skills

  • Data entry skills

  • Organizational skills


  • Minimum five years of performing all payroll functions

  • Knowledge of payroll rules and laws

  • Understanding of the flow of transactions in an integrated and automated payroll accounting system

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise extreme discretion

  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks and meet all deadlines

Other Information:

  • Payroll / HR Specialists must pass pre-employment drug testing and background check

  • Greene Resources is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status