Position title
Payroll Specialist

The Human Resource Generalist - Payroll/Training is responsible for providing superior customer service to both our internal and external customers by demonstrating in-depth knowledge of, adhering to and ensuring compliance to company policies and procedures, benefits, legal requirements, recruiting and hiring, and communicating effectively with all levels of our organization.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

PAYROLL - Primary

  • Responsible for accurate and timely bi-weekly payroll processing and employee time and attendance reporting. Prepares and calculates bi-weekly payroll premium and bonus payments. Prepares and submit bi-weekly Payroll, Federal and State funding requests. May process payroll for U.S., UK or AU.
  • Enter and report on personnel information into ADP Payroll and E-Time systems. Responsible for the completion of several monthly payroll reports.
  • Monitor employee overtime by ensuring proper completion of overtime approval forms.
  • Prepare, reconcile and file monthly, quarterly and annual State, Federal, Local, School District, SUTA, FUTA, W-2 tax returns.
  • Administration of FMLA policies and procedures. Review the weekly punch reports and record absences, this includes occurrences and FMLA-related absences.
  • Prepare annual Record of Wages for corporate.
  • Prepare garnishment reports and payments.
  • Monitor and track the employee vacation and sick records for hourly and salaried employees.
  • Prepare vacation accruals for terminated employees.


  • Assist with the oversight and scheduling of employee training, development and administration of program. Administer LMS and training acknowledgements to ensure timely and accurate completion of training.
  • Support creation of customized materials for internal programs and systems; facilitate and/or schedule facilitation of training classes.
  • Assist with facilitation of training workshops. Identify and schedule meetings to discuss leadership books/workbooks and training programs.
  • Oversee the 90-day review program to ensure acclimation and quality training of new hires. Integrate with the onboarding process.
  • Conduct employee surveys to assess training and development needs.


  • Assist with drafting, implementing, administering and enforcing company policies. Assist with administration of the UCFS Employee Handbook policies.
  • Participate in conducting employee investigations. Offer recommendations to department managers regarding employee issues. Work with HR Director and legal counsel when needed.
  • Prepare and/or participates in (with manager) employee discipline including employee terminations.


  • May assist with recruiting, interviewing and hiring process in partnership with Department Managers.
  • May conduct introductory period surveys to ensure a smooth training/orientation process and exit interviews for quality assurance purposes.
  • May participate in charitable contribution events, community events and participate in committees. Oversees annual United Way Campaign.
  • Assist with ensuring all new hire paperwork is completed and review payroll procedures, UCFS policies and handbook with all new hires; organize and prepare for new hire luncheon.
  • Other required duties and projects.
Skills & Abilities
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Ability to multi-task in a busy, fast-paced, sometimes stressful environment with frequent interruptions.
  • Ability to support and maintain confidential relationships, processes and information.
  • Ability to communicate effectively on the phone and in person.
  • Ability to promote a positive, forward-thinking work environment for current and prospective employees.
  • Proficiency with a computer, standard office equipment and computer programs, including but not limited to Microsoft Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Internet/search engine savvy.
Minimum Qualifications
  • 3+ years of experience in a payroll capacity
  • Solid knowledge of Human Resources concepts, processes, procedures and legal regulations.


  • This position operates in a professional office environment at UCFS offices in Westlake, Ohio. May work hybrid schedule of in office and remote.
Employment Type
Duration of employment
Permanent Position
Financial Services
Job Location
Westlake, Ohio, 44145
Working Hours
8+ hours a day
Date posted
February 21, 2022
Valid through
May 19, 2022
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Position: Payroll Specialist

Payroll Specialist via United Consumer Financial Services

Thank you for your interest in UCFS. A member of our hiring team will be in contact if additional information is needed or we wish to schedule an interview. If you are not selected for an interview, we encourage you to view our postings regularly as new positions are posted when available.