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Payroll Specialist
Kennesaw , Georgia
October 19, 2017
Airgas, Inc., an Air Liquide company, is the nation's leading single-source supplier of gases, welding and safety products. Known locally nationwide, our distribution network serves more than one million customers of all sizes with a broad offering of top-quality products and unmatched expertise.

The Payroll Specialist is accountable for the day to day processing of payroll for 600-700 associates throughout several business divisions, in multiple states. The frequency varies between weekly, bi-weekly and semi-monthly. Needless to say, this is a high volume role!

We are looking for someone who thinks outside the box and is in search of a challenge! As a company, we have grown through many acquisitions. As a result, we have several different methods to capture our associates' time. Currently some time collection is done manually and some is done via Kronos. We are looking for a self-starter who is not afraid to wrap their arms around these payrolls and take ownership of them!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Accurate and high volume payroll processing using ADP EV5
  • Maintain paid time off balances and respond to field inquiries
  • Update payroll records by processing status changes, tax updates, direct deposit elections and other voluntary deductions
  • Offer ongoing automated timekeeping system (Kronos) training and assistance to field personnel.
  • Collect, calculate, and import payroll data from timesheets and timekeeping system for payroll processing
  • Verify accuracy of payroll data entered and compare against input documents
  • Maintain payroll records and file all payroll related paperwork following each pay period
  • Answer routine telephone inquiries concerning payroll issues in accordance with company policies and procedures
  • Follow up on outstanding payroll checks and coordinate efforts with the Accounting department
  • Support other Payroll Associates where needed
  • Generate reports for various departments using ADP Reporting
  • Adhere to internal control processes when initiating, recording, summarizing and reporting payroll transactions
  • Other duties as assigned
  • H.S. diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 4 years payroll experience, utilizing ADP EV5
  • ADP Reporting experience preferred
  • Kronos Workforce Central v6.3 experience preferred
  • Basic knowledge of accounting is a plus
  • FPC or CPP certification is preferred
  • Excellent organization, documentation and follow-up skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with associates
  • Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions and to request clarification when needed
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, employees, and officials in other departments
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects and work under deadlines
  • Ability to proficiently use Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Must have a strong attention to detail
EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability
EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or disability

A little about us:
Airgas is a company of hardworking men and women dedicated to helping our customers succeed.

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