Lead Payroll Specialist

Lead Payroll Specialist

Pacific Seafood | Clackamas, OR, 97015, US
Salary Range:$42,000 – $54,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 7 days ago

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At Pacific Seafood, we do more than just provide the world with the healthiest proteins on the planet. We cultivate a work environment that listens to our team members, nurtures potential, embraces diversity, and values innovative thinking. As a leader in the seafood industry, we know that the key to our success is based on the commitment to excellence displayed by each of our team members.

Within the Team Member Services department, we are an energized group dedicated to Pacific Seafood's greatest assets, our team members. From sourcing the best talent, providing career and personal growth opportunities, and protecting the well-being of our team members and the organization, we consistently do our best and always strive to be better so that we can create an amazing work environment and company culture.

As the Payroll Lead you will lead the development of systems and standard operating procedures, and streamline processes that ensure Pacific Seafood's payroll finances are handled responsibly and disbursed timely. You will partner with the Director, Payroll and Benefits to ensure compliance, sound analysis and reporting, and reconciliation of payroll department functions. You will be responsible for auditing payroll data, creating reports, optimizing our current HRIS system to build efficiencies, and backfilling when needed.

As a team member, you are adept at building positive relationships across multiple departments, working collaboratively to communicate tasks, implement changes, and resolve issues.

Key Responsibilities:

* Be a role model in projecting and applying The Pacific Group Diamond Philosophy (Productivity, Quality, Excellence and Teamwork) and promote teamwork at all times.
* Identify, research, recommend, and implement payroll processes and system enhancements to build efficiencies and continually improve payroll functions.
* Collaborate with the Director, Payroll and Benefits to resolve identified payroll issues including federal, state, and local regulations, timekeeping, accrual banks, etc.
* Partner with the Director, Payroll and Benefits to support departmental and company wide initiatives and assist with special projects related to the payroll function.
* Lead in ensuring all payroll systems, processes, and procedures are in compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
* Create and maintain payroll-related content for Team Member Services including all company and location specific notices, policies, and procedures.
* Perform audits of the payroll system and data to find inefficiencies and errors in employee information, timesheets, accruals, etc.
* Process bi-weekly payroll for designated locations, including calculating, inputting, and correcting work hours for hourly and salary employee, and properly inputting deductions and additional pay.
* Maintain and reconcile up-to-date payroll records for all employees to ensure accuracy of data.
* Provide high-caliber customer service to all employees and external stakeholders by responding to inquiries regarding complex payroll and system related issues.
* Perform other duties, as assigned.

What You Bring to Pacific Seafood:


* Minimum 3-5 years of experience supporting payroll processing, functions, and systems in a multi-state, multi-location organization
* Experience using UKG Core and/or Dimensions or similar HRIS
* High Proficiency in MS Excel


* Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting, Human Resources, or related field.
* 1+ years of project/process lead experience
* Knowledge of Canadian wage and hour, garnishment, and payroll tax regulations at the federal and provincial level
* American Payroll Association CCP certification

Pay Range:

$26.12 - $35.27 per hour

Total Compensation

At Pacific Seafood, your base wage is only a portion of your overall compensation package. We invest in our Team Members through a comprehensive and attractive total rewards package, including but not limited to:

* Health insurance benefits options, including medical, prescription, vision, dental, basic group life and short-term disability.
* Flexible spending accounts for health flex and dependent care expenses.
* 401(k) Retirement Plan options with generous annual company profit sharing match
* Paid time off for all regular FT team members, to include paid sick, vacation, holidays, and personal time.
* Employee Assistance Program- Confidential professional counseling, financial, and legal assistance provided at no charge to Team Members and immediate family members
* Product purchase program.

Pacific Seafood is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.