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Payroll Clerk

Store Support (Corporate Office) | Mattoon, IL Corporate Office | Full Time

Job Description

Job Description

Job Title:                 Payroll Clerk

Reports To:             Payroll Manager

Job Location:          Store Support Center, Mattoon, IL

FLSA Status:            Non-Exempt



The purpose of the Payroll Clerk is to ensures timely and accurate processing of payroll records by compiling, organizing, and entering data into the payroll system.



  • Act as a point-of-contact for Office Managers with payroll related corrections and support
  • Compute wages and deductions and enter data into the payroll system
  • Record payroll status changes, such as exemptions, transfers, terminations, and tax status  
  • Verify attendance, hours worked, and pay adjustments
  • Issue and record adjustments to pay related to previous errors or retroactive increases
  • Process paperwork for new corporate associates and enter associate information into the payroll system
  • Processes the WOTC forms
  • Run associate time, production, and payroll data reports
  • Input and prepare bonus checks for distribution
  • Act as a back-up for processing payroll
  • Assist in special projects for the Human Resources Department
  • May be required to cross train and perform other duties


  • 1+ years payroll or data processing experience
  • Proficiency in Excel and Word required
  • Ability to prioritize and organize workload, multi-task, adapts quickly to change, and deliver under the pressure of deadlines.
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work independently in a time sensitive environment
  • Ability to listen, communicate (written and verbal), excellent grammar, spelling and proofreading skills, and follow up effectively with all staffing levels



  • None



  • Ability to communicate effectively to all audiences
  • Good visual acuity
  • Close vision for computer work
  • Repetitive wrist movements on keyboard
  • Ability to sit/stand/walk for long periods of time
  • Ability to walk up and down stairs multiple times per day

 Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.