Payroll Specialist

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Merrimack, NH


<p><strong>At Connection, our purpose is simple: we connect people with technology. From hardware&mdash;PCs, printers, servers, and more&mdash;to cutting-edge cloud, cybersecurity, and professional IT services, we design, build, and support the IT solutions that thousands of companies, schools, and government agencies rely on every day. We like to think of ourselves as the IT Department for our customers&rsquo; IT Department. Our company started out almost 40 years ago with two employees and a phone line. Today we&rsquo;re a Fortune 1000 IT solutions partner operating in 174 countries around the world&mdash;still driven by that startup mentality and guided by our original purpose.</strong></p>

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Full Time

Overview: <strong>What We Do:</strong><br /><br />We calm the confusion of IT by guiding the connection between people and technology. If a customer is looking for a better way to manage their warehouse inventory, equip their workforce, or secure their data, we make it happen. All it takes is finding the right combination of tech hardware, software, cloud solutions, and support services. That&rsquo;s what we do. We&rsquo;re the IT Department&rsquo;s IT Department.<br /> <br /><strong>Who We Are:</strong><br /><br />Our team is made stronger by a multitude of backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. It&rsquo;s what makes Connection unique&mdash;what drives us to innovate and create technology solutions that stand apart from the crowd. We&rsquo;d love for you to be a part of that fabric, to share your ideas and experiences with a team that thrives on fresh thinking, creativity, and helping others.<br /> <br /><strong>Why You Should Join Us:</strong><br /><br />You&rsquo;ll find supportive teammates and a rewarding career at Connection&mdash;plus great benefits. We take pride in supporting employees with a total rewards package that provides financial, emotional, and physical resources for you and your family. Our compensation, 401k plans, medical insurance, and other benefits are progressive and competitive. We value the importance of our employees&rsquo; emotional well-being. To support employees, we provide free therapy visits, mental health coaching and tools, and meditation resources. You&rsquo;ll also enjoy a generous paid time off package that includes not only vacation and sick time, but also Wellness and Volunteer Time Off days. <br /><br /><br /><br />As an integral part of our finance team, the Payroll Specialist ensures the timely and accurate processing of weekly and biweekly pay groups of assigned company entities. The Specialist uploads all incentive compensation from multiple internal sources to the payroll system. The Specialist produces reporting through the payroll system to ensure data is accurate prior to uploading RSU SEC data per vesting schedule to ensure compliance under the SEC guidelines.
Responsibilities: <br /> <ul> <li>Processes payroll with data from time management systems of weekly and biweekly pay groups for assigned company entities. Maintains changes to and ensures the accuracy and integrity of employee hours worked and payroll data on a timely basis adhering to weekly deadlines.</li> <li>Enters RSU data into payroll system and posts general ledger entries as needed.</li> <li>Runs audit reports to verify accuracy of payroll prior to transmitting files.</li> <li>Completes the internal payroll process control spreadsheets for balancing of all compensation that has been processed for that pay period.</li> <li>Prior to payroll processing, ensures compliance and accuracy of time records and paid time off requests and accruals in the time management system. Runs interface in UTM to upload the hours into UltiPro system. Resolves access issues with managers and employees in UTM.</li> <li>Conducts weekly and biweekly auditing; runs scheduled and ad hoc reports as needed; and reconciles various G/L and HR/Benefit accounts.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <br /> <ul> <li>Working knowledge of automated payroll systems.</li> <li>Working knowledge of various automated reporting systems that work with the payroll and timekeeping systems.</li> <li>Understanding of common payroll practices with regards to the calculation of compensation by various pay plans and statuses.</li> <li>Ability to understand and calculate overtime compensation for non-exempt salaried and hourly employees and the FLSA calculation methodology.</li> <li>General knowledge of taxation with regards to answering tax withholding inquiries</li> <li>Interpersonal skills with ability to work well with all levels of the organization and within teams <ul> <li>CPP or similar payroll certification preferred</li> </ul> </li> </ul>