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Payroll Specialist in Knoxville, Tennessee, US at TeamHealth

Date Posted: 9/12/2020

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Job Description


This position is responsible for generating and processing payroll and performing related underlying functions. 


  • Updates and maintains current payroll information on all employees in the Human Resources/Payroll information systems.
  • Prepares, processes and generates payroll checks and direct deposits, including regular and on-demand payrolls.
  • Setup garnishment deductions in payroll system and process payments to the applicable agencies.
  • Participates as an active team member by assisting other payroll processors with issues, training new processors, reviewing payroll maintenance and processing monthly payrolls.
  • Reconciles voucher deductions, garnishments, work shifts, disability, etc.
  • Completes special projects and other assignments as assigned by the Payroll Manager or Payroll Director.


The physical and environmental demands for this job are as follows:

  • Job performed in a well-lighted, modern office setting;
  • Occasional lifting/carrying (10 pounds or less);
  • Prolonged sitting;
  • Prolonged work on a computer/PC; and
  • Moderate stress.


Job Requirements


The job qualifications for this position are as follows:

  • Two (2) year accounting degree or equivalent work experience
  • One(1) to three (3) years of previous payroll experience, preferably in a 500+ employee setting;
  • Excellent computer skills (spreadsheet applications and HR/PR systems, i.e. Lawson, Kronos, Excel preferred);
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal);
  • Excellent quantitative and analytical skills;
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines; and
  • Excellent organizational skills.