Payroll Specialist

Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: July 19, 2015

Organization: Department of Public Safety

City: Richland County, SC

Website: View Website

Wages/Salary: $26,139.00 - $48,361.00 Annually


A high school diploma and experience in entry-level accounting and bookkeeping. A bachelor's degree may be substituted for required work experience.

Job Description:

Verifies and enters various SCEIS payroll transactions to include motorcycle, canine handler's hours, changes to tax withholdings, deductions, and employee bank details. Enters, edits, or corrects time management transactions. Updates and troubleshoots any problems in SCEIS time management system. Responds to employees, supervisors, and time administrator's inquiries about time management. Sends email notifications regarding holidays, missing time, rejected time, comp time close to the limit, and payroll finalization notifications. Runs, reviews, and prints the following payroll reports: agency claims, temp report, dual employment, annual leave payout, regular comp time, comp time over the limit, holiday comp, gross wage, gross comparison, net comparison, and leave without pay reports. Researches and troubleshoots discrepancies and forwards information to Payroll Supervisor and necessary contacts. Runs pay simulations on all personnel action request forms received by Class and Comp to verify that there are no keying errors and that all employees are being paid accurately. Assists Payroll Supervisor with verifying that leave and time balances are accurate before employees are separated. Completes employment verifications, salary verification forms, lost wages forms, and Worker's Comp forms. Responds to requests for information from employees, management, and outside agencies. Responsible for arranging pick-up and/or distribution of documents such as pay checks, remuneration statements, W-2s and withholding forms.

Monday - Friday (8:30 - 5:00)
Application Process:
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