Senior Payroll Specialist | VanderHouwen

Senior Payroll Specialist

Beaverton, Oregon

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Job Id: 62623

Senior Payroll Specialist
Our PNW client is looking for a detail-oriented and analytical Senior Payroll Specialist to join their close-knit westside team. This company provides generous benefits to its employees and top-notch service and care with a personalized experience to their customers and clients for 50 years.

This is a hybrid role requiring qualified applicants to commute weekly to offices in Beaverton, Oregon.

Senior Payroll Specialist Responsibilities   

  • Maintain process documentation and support payroll system testing and enhancements.
  • Serve as point person for third party vendors related to system issues.
  • Analyze and resolve system errors.
  • Perform reconciliations on payroll and timekeeping entries, correct discrepancies.
  • Review payroll entries prior to processing and maintain payroll taxes ensuring compliance and accuracy.
  • Cross-train on payroll functions and provide coverage for team members.

Senior Payroll Specialist Qualifications 

  • 4+ years of multi-state payroll and payroll tax experience.
  • Strong knowledge of current payroll laws and compliance.
  • Familiar with payroll systems and intermediate Excel skills.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.

Salary: $65k-$80k + Bonus (DOE)

Benefits are available to eligible full-time employees and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, continuing education opportunities/tuition reimbursement, and matching 401k. 

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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