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Payroll Specialist


Job ID: 53073

Payroll Specialist
Our Portland client is looking for a Payroll Specialist to process payroll in a fast-paced environment. This is an exciting opportunity to join an energetic, collaborative, dynamic group.

Responsibilities of the Payroll Specialist
High volume full process multi-state payroll processing.
Manual check processing.
Calculate deductions and time adjustments. 
Respond to payroll and garnishment inquiries. 
Audit files and report discrepancies.
Perform data entry and maintain employee and payroll records.

Payroll Specialist Qualifications
3 years of full-process payroll experience; multi-state payroll preferred.
Familiar with GAAP, payroll regulations, and processes.
CPP a plus.
ERP systems and MS Office Suite knowledge; UltiPro/UKG/Ultimate a plus.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Organized multitasker with strong attention to detail and accuracy.


About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.