We are looking for a knowledgeable Payroll Specialist to process and manage the company's payroll. You will be the one to calculate wages based on hours worked and administer payments. The Payroll Specialist will have the following responsibilities: Gather information on hours worked for each employee Calculate the correct amount incorporating overtime, deductions, bonuses etc. with assistance of a computer system Receive approval from upper management for payments when needed Prepare and execute pay orders through an electronic system or distribute paychecks Administer statements of payment to personnel either electronically or on paper Process taxes and payment of employee benefits Keep track of hour rates, wages, compensation benefit rates, new hire information etc. Address issues and questions regarding payroll from employees and superiors Prepare reports for upper management, finance department etc.