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Payroll Coordinator in Madison, WI at Baker Tilly Search & Staffing

Date Posted: 7/10/2018

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Payroll Coordinator

Our client is a successful agricultural company that is looking for a Payroll Coordinator to join their team.  With a large and growing accounting and finance team, there is significant opportunity for growth and advancement within the organization.  The company boasts a team-oriented culture and competitive benefits. They pride themselves on providing their employees with the tools and training necessary to succeed.

The Payroll Coordinator will be responsible for administering company payroll processes.  Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:


  • The Payroll Coordinator will compile payroll data such as hours worked, taxes, and insurance to be withheld, and employee identification number, from time sheets and other records.

  • Accurately apply company’s policies and benefits in payroll.

  • Prepare and proof payroll data for Payroll Specialist’s approval.

  • Prepare and distribute payroll journal entries to the Finance department.

  • Monitor set-up of HSA accounts and process employer contributions and HAS participant files.

  • Coordinate and communicate all wage adjustment and levy notices.

  • Process month-end payroll reports for the Finance department.

  • Process monthly sales commission and awards reports.

  • Prepare, communicate and process fiscal year-end vacation and calendar year personal holiday payouts.

  • Develop and maintain software knowledge, application, troubleshoot and train staff needs, and assist with update implementation.

  • Continual knowledge development of payroll related regulations and application of rules.

  • The Payroll Coordinator will perform other duties as needed.

Job Requirements

The Payroll Coordinator will possess the following:


  • The Payroll Coordinator will have 2+ years’ payroll processing experience.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Solid computer skills including Microsoft Office products.

  • The Payroll Coordinator will have an Associates degree preferred.


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