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Payroll Specialist

Discovery Inc
Knoxville, TN 37902
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Discovery Inc

Location: Knoxville, Tennessee, United States,
Req ID: 32854


The Payroll Specialist processes bi-weekly payrolls and answers employees, other departments and outside government inquiries.


What you will be doing:
  • Audit and reconcile wide range of personnel actions and payroll documents for employees
  • Process employee Time & Attendance data from the Time system to payroll and reconcile variances
  • Ability to develop and create Ad-Hoc reports on demand
  • Maintain monthly metrics on payroll team performance
  • Process off-cycle payments
  • Accurately process employee pay for a biweekly, multi-state payroll
  • Research and respond to Payroll mailbox and telephone inquiries within 24 hours
  • Create and maintain a positive customer service environment
  • Handle Travel and Expense reimbursements and deductions
  • Process wage assignments, acting as a liaison with an outside vendor
  • Contribute to other projects / duties as assigned
  • Reconciliation of general leger and payroll tax
  • Ability to streamline and improve audit processes

Knowledge Skills & Abilities
  • Applies technical and business knowledge related to ones specialty area to orchestrate multiple activities under tight deadlines
  • Strong communication (written and verbal), customer service, organizational, problem solving, and interpersonal skills
  • Commitment to teamwork through relationship-building, reliability, and collaboration
  • Must be able to manage confidential information


What you need to have:
  • Bachelors degree in Finance, Accounting, or minimum 2 years of experience in area of responsibility
  • Attention to detail, accuracy, and prioritization
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to act independently and responsibly
  • Capacity to juggle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to work collaboratively with team members and function as team lead as needed
  • Ability to work independently as well as in cross-functional groups

Its a plus if you have:
  • Experience with Workday, ADP and SAP strongly preferred
  • Experience with financial applications including Microsoft Office, ADP, and SAP
  • CPP and FPC
  • Proficient working with Microsoft Excel, Word and Powerpoint, MS Outlook.


Posted: 2022-07-28 Expires: 2022-08-29

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