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Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky Chapter of the American Payroll Association

Robert Half is seeking a Payroll Specialist for an Amelia, OH company in the Healthcare Industry

28 Jan 2019 12:24 PM | Rich Sonnenberg (Administrator)
With minimal direction and supervision, this position is responsible for auditing, documenting and implementing controls within the Company’s payroll function. Initially this person will act as the Payroll Task force coordinator, working with all levels of Management to implement budgets by location/department to align processes within the company.  Confirm that employees are paid accurately for each time period by checking timekeeping records for compliance and adhering to organizational standards. This position serves as the Company's checks and balances to the Payroll Administrators by performing inspections to verify the basic new hire setup, pay/salary, status changes, PTO balances, garnishments or deductions in the form of company advances/loans, and computing gross and net salary. The essential qualities required for the job are extensive payroll knowledge, data interpretation, analytical and numeric skills. Additionally, this position will be responsible for providing related reports and other data for Team Members, providing support to the Human Resources team, as well as other special projects as assigned.


  • Review payroll prior to transmission and validate confirmed reports to ensure accuracy.
  • Reconcile employee Time & Attendance data to payroll and report variances.
  • Understand proper taxation of employer paid benefits.
  • Audit payroll and benefit data to ensure accuracy.
  • Function as the company’s subject matter expert in payroll laws and regulations.
  • Develop payroll-related ad hoc financial and operational reporting as needed.
  • Assist with employment verifications and other requests for information.
  • Assist with workers compensation audit requests.
  • Respond to employee questions in the area of payroll and benefits.
  • Other tasks related to the administration of the human resources function, such as maintenance of employee personnel files.
  • Serve as Payroll Administrator’s backup.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum 5 years of experience in processing payroll and related tasks.
  • Experience using Paychex or similar payroll system.
  • Advanced Excel skills required.
  • Working knowledge of FLSA standards and regulations.
  • Detail-oriented with strong analytical skills.
  • Excellent organization skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal & written.
  • Ability to work/multi-task in a fast-paced environment and adapt to rapid change.
  • Ability to solve problems and discrepancies related to payroll.
  • Skilled in calculating accurate salary of employees according to employment term.
  • Experienced in generating, presenting, and interpreting financial statements and budget reports.
  • Ability to calculate tax and other deductibles.
  • Bachelor's degree + CPP strongly preferred
  • Associates required

Salary and Benefits:

  • $40-$50k + Huge bonus potential
  • Health/Dental/Vision
  • 401k
  • Vacation accrual with 1 week balance at start.
Interested parties should contact Melissa Barclay at melissa.barclay@roberthalf.com
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