Payroll Specialist in Tigard, Oregon - #65914 | VanderHouwen

Tigard, Oregon

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Job Id: 65914

Payroll Specialist
Our well-established wholesale client seeks an energetic Payroll Specialist to join their Portland office! This organization offers generous benefits, a tight-knit team environment, and an employee-centric culture. The ideal candidate enjoys working as part of a team and assisting with continuous process improvements to streamline payroll activities.

This is a hybrid role requiring qualified candidates to commute weekly to offices in Tigard, Oregon.

Payroll Specialist Responsibilities

  • Perform high-volume bi-weekly payroll processing for multiple locations.
  • Calculate supplemental wages and accruals.
  • Prepare journal entries and reconciliations.
  • Research and respond to internal inquiries for information.
  • Maintain employee information in systems (new hires, transfers, etc.).
  • Ensure accuracy and compliance of payroll data.
  • Ad-hoc system implementation and improvements support.

Payroll Specialist Qualifications

  • 3+ years of multi-state payroll experience for a mid-large sized organization.
  • Proficiency with ADP or similar payroll system and strong Excel skills.
  • Prior experience with system implementation a plus.
  • Customer service focused with strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Deadline-driven with exceptional attention to detail and accuracy.

Salary: $24-$34/hr. (DOE) + Annual Bonus

Benefits are available to eligible full-time employees and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short term disability, 401k match with employer match, profit share, and an Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

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.


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