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The Payroll Specialist is responsible for executing all assigned payroll operational steps, and ensuring accurate and timely compensation payments to employees while adhering to internal policies.


  • Maintains payroll information by collecting, calculating, and entering data from timesheets into database.
  • Process EFT payments, check deposits, and daily cash application.
  • Enters and verifies payroll associated data, maintains changes to employee tax withholdings and bank data.
  • Protects payroll operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Provides employees with payroll information by answering questions and requests while maintaining employee confidence.
  • Resolves direct deposit issues and payroll discrepancies.
  • Processes special payments, performs final review of payroll, and produces appropriate journal entries.
  • Maintains and processes payroll records and reports for accounting of salary and wages due, accruals, deductions and other payroll functions.
  • Prepares reports by compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages.
  • Determines payroll liabilities by calculating federal and state income and social security taxes and employer’s social security, unemployment, and workers compensation payments.
  • Verifies updates to payroll records (i.e. changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job title and department/division transfers, etc).
  • Prepare assigned accounting records and reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to standards defined within the department.
  • Function in accordance with established standards, procedures, and applicable laws.
  • Reconciles various general ledger and payroll accounts.
  • Sustains payroll operations by following policies and procedures, reporting needed changes.
  • Participates in quarterly and annual audits.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Performs various administrative duties, as assigned.


  • Minimum of 3 years’ general accounting and payroll experience.
  • Protect organization’s value by keeping information confidential.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, employees, and customers.
  • Detail oriented; ability to spot numerical errors and complete work with speed and accuracy.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Competency in Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Experience with a common accounting software system, preferred.

Syntech job descriptions are meant as summarizations only. They do not necessarily reflect all duties and responsibilities of a position.  

Syntech is a drug and alcohol-free work environment and Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran)     


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