Payroll Specialist

Tampa , FL Permanent $65,000.00 - $80,000.00 / Annual


Tampa-based company looking to add a new and experienced Payroll Specialist to their existing team.

Great company, great benefits

Only candidates local to the Tampa Bay area will be considered

Calculates, posts and audits payroll and timekeeping information, utilizing basic mathematical techniques in order to document and assure the accuracy of employee work hours, vacation hours, sick and annual leave credits.

Inputs data into an automated system regarding payroll, timekeeping and personnel information to maintain accurate and up-to-date records.

Provides courteous, flexible and satisfactory customer service by responding to routine timekeeping and payroll inquiries, making changes to employees’ information, resolving discrepancies and/or clarifying procedures for employees and managers.

Prepares a variety of reports, forms, correspondence, inter-department memos, input documents and problem reports to provide departmental payroll/personnel support.

Maintains detailed files and record-keeping systems to assure accurate and complete documentation of payroll/personnel transactions in original copy and to ensure accountability and controls.

Receives, distributes, and files payroll/personnel related reports.

Researches discrepancies of payroll data (e.g. time sheets, leave time, unemployment eligibility, direct deposit requirements, salary schedule, benefit eligibility, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring accuracy and adherence to procedures prior to processing.


Bachelor’s Degree

10+ years working in payroll, 3+ of which focused in preparing and processing payroll records.

Word processing and ability to type 35 words per minute without errors.

Ability to use UKG and/or Deltek

Knowledge of the overall operations of a payroll/personnel department, including activities relating to wages, salaries, attendance, employee benefits (i.e., State Disability Insurance and Worker’s Compensation); the automated processing of payroll, timekeeping and personnel transactions

About Criterion Executive Search, Inc.

For 42 years Criterion Executive Search has been recognized as one of the nation’s leading executive staffing and recruiting firms. As one of Tampa, FL first recruiting & staffing agencies we have been privileged to work with leading companies throughout the state of Florida. Those same strategic partnerships have allowed us to perfect our personalized, life-cycle approach to placing the ideal candidates with their ideal companies.

Our innovative individualized placement strategies allow us to match Finance & Accounting professionals with companies throughout the country, and beyond. Each of our job placement specialists has a minimum of two years in the recruiting industry and an average of nearly 15 years of experience. Each recruiter has their own, personal, and direct experiences within their specialization.

You may expect complete confidentiality at all times during the hiring process; a key element to the success of our business. In today's age we understand that our client's privacy is of the utmost importance.

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Job Id Number : 10144
Staffing Industry : Finance & Accounting
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