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Payroll Clerk

Company: Wedgwood Christian Services
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Payroll Clerk - Finance Department

JOB GOAL: Under the supervision of the Accounting Manager, coordinates all areas of compensation and processes payroll. Assists Payroll Accounting Specialist as needed.

Pay Range: $17-25 hourly


* Coordinate with leadership approval of hourly staff time sheets and contact with questions etc.
* Maintain and update employee changes such as status changes, pay rate changes, address changes, etc.
* Prepare and upload the full and part-time community compensation payroll.
* Process bi-weekly payroll incorporating the agencies payroll and benefit parameters.
* Run reports from payroll and the HRIS system as requested by leadership.
* Investigates and resolves any discrepancies in payroll.
* Prepare/verify various reports as needed or required by regulatory agencies.
* Answers payroll related inquiries from employees and management.
* Assist in the preparation of year-end audit work papers.
* Complete other tasks, projects and responsibilities as needed and/or assigned.
* Responsible for timely Quality Assurance compliance as related to employees roles and functions.
* Participate regularly in supervision meetings and Finance department team meetings for the sharing of ideas, feedback, and department planning.
* Utilize opportunities provided for growth and professional development; this includes ongoing participation in training sessions or workshops.
* Express ideas, suggestions, and concerns in a timely and appropriate manner, using established channels and opportunities to seek resolution.


* Associates degree with a concentration in accounting and/or two years experience in payroll required.
* Experience with web-based payroll and time and attendance systems required; experience with Paylocity payroll system preferred
* Strong financial understanding, attention to detail, analytical skills, and the ability to process data quickly required
* Excellent verbal and written communication abilities required
* Proficient with Microsoft Excel and Access programs preferred.
* Subscription to the Statement of Faith of Wedgwood Christian Services and agreement with the goal, purpose, and objectives of the agency.

HOURS OF WORK: Monday- Friday, 40 hours


* 403b Retirement Plan with Employer Match
* Low cost medical plans with great coverage options
* Holistic dental and vision plans
* Pet insurance
* Legal insurance
* Flexible Spending Accounts
* A Locally Partnered Employee Assistance Program
* Competitive time off
* Direct deposit
* Qualified Federal Student Loan Forgiveness through PSLF
* Paid Holidays
* We also offer a variety of employer paid benefits for full time staff
* Short term disability
* Long term disability
* Life insurance up to 2x your annual salary

* Wedgwood is proud to offer a full gymnasium with an attached 24hr wellness center that houses a wide variety of workout equipment. Wedgwood is happy to provide this space to our staff at no cost.

Wedgwood Christian Services

Since 1960, Wedgwood Christian Services has been dedicated to aggressively taking on the toughest problems facing children and families through residential care, counseling services, and community programs. Our goal is to support and help restore the physical, social, intellectual, emotional and spiritual well-being of children, adults, and families in our community.

Mission: Wedgwood Christian Services extends God's love to youth, adults, and families through professional counseling and educational services.

Core Values: Integrity, Compassion, Excellence, and Diversity

Keywords: Wedgwood Christian Services, Grand Rapids , Payroll Clerk, Human Resources , Grand Rapids, Michigan

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