Internal payroll specialist

Location: Atlanta, Georgia US


This position is no longer open.

Job Number: 28044

Employment Type: Full Time Associate

Position Title: Bus Services Sr. Specialist II

External Description:

Randstad USA

Business Services Specialist, Payroll 


Position Summary

Execute day-to-day payroll responsibilities.  Process all transactions necessary to ensure 100% right-first-time payroll.   Participate in proactive, multi-tasking team environment to achieve departmental and company goals.


Payroll size: 1,200+ payees, multiple locations.  1 -2 payroll runs per week, with second used to capture exceptions.


In the staffing industry, payroll is a core competency, not back office support.

  • Reports to Payroll Manager
  • Identify and report any potential database issues
  • Maintain database accuracy through validation queries
  • Run Payroll processes
  • Correct payroll errors and exceptions to ensure proper payment
  • Process bank transactions, including stop payments, direct deposit recalls and check inquiries
  • Process exception checks and check reissues
  • Process pay adjustments, including refunds, overrides, additional deductions, and garnishments
  • Print and distribute paychecks and advices, as required
  • Process HR transactions
  • Maintain employee data
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Position Accountabilities

The following are essential job accountabilities:

  • Execute right-first-time payroll.
  • Adhere to controls put in place to safeguard company assets.
  • Review audit reports and follow up on any issues.
  • Constantly seek out improvements in processes/procedures.
  • Provide excellent customer service to all encountered.

Job Specifications

Core Competencies

  • Self-motivated with strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to execute multiple tasks simultaneously, to meet deadlines, and exceed goals in high-pressure situations.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Interpersonal communication skills.


Functional Competencies

  • Execute payroll as described.
  • Ensure department productivity and company objectives are met.


Minimum Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or other applicable discipline preferred.


Minimum Experience

  • 5+ years of demonstrated work experience in human resources or payroll team role.
  • Canadian payroll experience



  • PeopleSoft experience preferred
  • ADP experience preferred
  • Intermediate Excel skills

Interested candidates should apply online at  You may also contact Valerie Hunter at for additional information.

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