AMP Services Is currently seeking a Payroll Specialist to join our team of professionals. An ideal candidate for our team would be interested in learning quickly, have a knack for working with world class clients, and be excited to be surrounded by some of the best accountants, consultants and professional services individuals in the restaurant industry.

Job Purpose: The Payroll Specialist is responsible for accurate processing and recording of client and company payroll, provide timely and accurate financial information, participate in data entry payroll processing, and streamlining and automating payroll processes. This position will impact a rapidly growing organization and offers career development opportunities.

What You’ll Do:

      • Perform daily payroll department operations.
      • Manage workflow to ensure all payroll transactions are processed accurately and timely
      • Reconcile payroll prior to entry into the payroll modules and validate confirmed reports
      • Understand proper taxation of employer paid benefits
      • Process correct garnishment calculations and compliance
      • Process time and attendance from a variety of point of sale systems and interface with payroll
      • Process accurate and timely quarterly and year-end reporting when necessary
      • Develop ad hoc reporting as needed
      • Process manual checks
      • Load import files received from HR (All Companies); research and email appropriate audience of file issues
      • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
      • Performs other duties as assigned.

What You’ll Need to Be Successful:

      • CPP preferred but not required.
      • 2+ years experience processing payroll
      • Working knowledge of payroll best practices
      • Strong knowledge of federal and state regulations
      • Excellent verbal communication.
      • Strong PC skills including proficiency in Excel
      • Decision-making, problem-solving, and analytical skills
      • Strong work ethic and team player
      • High degree of professionalism and demonstrated business acumen
      • Positive attitude
      • Ability to deal sensitively with confidential material-Strong interpersonal (verbal and written) communication skills
      • A team player with ability to handle deadline driven environments
      • Ability to communicate with various levels of management
      • A love for detail
      • Restaurant company experience a plus
      • A passion for providing an excellent client experience through consistent customer service and business processes
      • Career-minded rather than job-minded
      • Restaurant company experience a plus

This is a full-time position in Seattle offering a competitive compensation and benefits package.

AMP Services supports workplace diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, or any other protected class.

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