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Assistant Payroll Manager in West Miami at Areas, Inc.

Date Posted: 4/9/2018

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Job Description

Areas USA is now hiring a Assistant Payroll Manager for a national retail and restaurant concessions management company based in Miami. We are looking for a responsible, team-oriented person. The Assistant Payrol manager Assists the Payroll Manager in all the payroll and benefits administration functions for the entire company nationwide. Must maintain current knowledge of applicable state and federal wage and hour laws as well as maintain current on payroll systems to achieve alignment with benefits and other related, ensuring effective accounting support. The Assistant Payroll Manager assists in the employee understanding of payroll procedures and benefits administration. Candidate must be able to pass a background checks. For more information please visit our website at

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the analysis as well as helps prepare and input payroll data. Typically uses automated system to produce accurate and timely payroll. Ensures compliance with all applicable state and federal wage and hour laws.
  • Helps manage projects and implementations of new technological products and systems.
  • Processes employee benefits to ensure accurate deductions, implementations that cross reference payroll and any day to day issues that may arise between the two sectors.
  • Prepares the production of weekly, monthly, quarterly and year-end reports (gross payroll, hours worked, vacation accrual, time off used and balances, tax deductions, benefit deductions, etc.) for Accounting and management as requested.
  • Responsible for employee garnishments processing including ADP system updates and State verifications response.
  • Processes payroll corrections and manual checks.
  • Requests and processes additional payroll.
  • Maintenance and verification of the payroll system regarding time off requests and availability of the time requested, minimum wage updates, pay rates, union contracts, etc.
  • Balances payroll file from e-Time and ensure that it matches the transfer to PayForce before accepting the payroll.
  • Ensure terminated employees are paid correctly based on State regulations, last day worked, and pay out vacation if eligible.
  • Researches and resolves client/system problems.
  • Establishes and maintains a positive working relationship with locations, agencies and coworkers to promote a quality service image.
  • May participate in conducting branch training sessions for Managers on the use of eTime and its reporting features.
  • May contact locations daily to obtain payroll data including salary adjustments, special payments, tax allocations, employee deductions, etc.
  • Handles daily communication with employees which may include concerns and or/questions regarding benefits and/or payroll related matters.
  • Responsible for inputting benefits deductions in the payroll system including garnishments, vacation time, insurance and 401(k) deductions.
  • Assists in the implementation and on-boarding of new payroll requirements systems.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

  • Job Requirements

    Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Human Resources or related field preferred with at least four years experience in payroll processing.
    2. Experience with ADP Pay Force Enterprise Etime as well as ADP Affordable Care Act and Benefits open enrollment
    3. Experience in wage garnishment a plus
    4. Planning and organization: an ability to plan and manage multiple projects including payroll processing datelines.
    5. Strong customer orientation.
    6. Attention to detail.
    7. Problem analysis and problem resolution.
    8. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
    9. Strong team player.
    10. Advance Excel skills.
    11. Ability to execute training


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