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Payroll Administrator-Part Time or Contract

Finance | Omaha, NE | Part Time and Contract

Job Description

Payroll Administrator-Part Time or Contract

Want to join a company on the cutting edge of technology and travel? Want to be part of a fantastic and fun company that’s revolutionizing the online travel advertising space?

Sojern has been called "the most successful Big Data marketer in travel" and earned the fastest growing travel technology company distinction on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500. As the world’s leading data-driven traveler engagement platform, Sojern delivers the most efficient marketing, distribution, monetization and insight solutions at scale. Since 2007, we have been helping 600+ top brands more efficiently and meaningfully engage with travelers to drive conversions, loyalty, and monetization. 

Responsibilities:

About the Role’s Impact

As the Payroll Administrator, you will have the opportunity to manage the payroll function of Sojern, a quickly growing and fast moving company, in a multi-state environment.   You will play a critical role in ensuring that the company’s greatest resource, our People, are compensated timely and accurately.  This is a highly visible position, requiring effective and professional interaction with all levels of the organization.

  • Process a complex, semi-weekly, multi-state payroll in accordance with company policies and federal/state laws, using the Paychex payroll system.    

  • Ensure payroll transactions are processed correctly for time, earnings, benefits, deductions, taxes, garnishments and other items that affect pay and/or company liability.

  • Manage time and attendance in Paychex.

  • Ensure accurate deductions are processed (401k, Commuter, Health & Life Benefits, FSA/Dep Care, Imputed Income).

  • Setup payroll and payroll taxes in new states as employees are hired.

  • Maintain employee payroll records, ensuring that employee changes are entered correctly and made on a timely basis; review changes for proper authorization and adherence to policy.

  • Record accurate transactions in the general ledger pertaining to payroll, payroll taxes, and employee benefits, including preparation of all journal entries.

  • Research, resolve, and communicate complex payroll issues.

  • Provide exceptional customer service while responding to inquiries from employees.

  • Create and process self-audits, identifying process improvement opportunities.

  • Maintain and manage the time and attendance system.

  • Track PTO attendance (Non-Exempt Employees Only) and maintain the appropriate liability accruals in the general ledger.

  • Compliance  - 5500 reporting.

Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree, with a major in accounting, business administration, finance, human resources, or relevant field.

  • In-depth payroll processing knowledge, with 6 + years of experience in a multi-state organization.

  • Automated payroll program experience. Experience with Paychex is preferred.

  • Strong skills using and understanding the flow of transactions in an integrated and automated payroll accounting system.

  • In-depth knowledge of payroll and employee tax laws ( i.e. taxes for F-1 Visas, Fringe Benefit Tax)

  • Extensive knowledge for wage laws in CA, NE, and NY

  • Highly proficient computer skills, including knowledge of systematic report writing and efficiency with MS Excel.

  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize and adjust workload, manage a variety of tasks, and meet various deadlines with changing priorities.

  • Hands on approach, with a desire to roll up their sleeves and do what is necessary to get the job done.

  • Ability to handle confidential issues and information with utmost discretion.

  • Innovative and self-directed problem solving skills.

  • Attention to detail.

 

Please note this role is a part-time with the potential to become work from home.