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Payroll Coordinators

Career description:

Payroll Coordinators are responsible for managing all aspects of payroll processing. They collect and verify employee data, compute wages, and ensure employees receive correct payment.

What it’s like:

Common duties:

  • Collecting and verifying employee and timekeeping data
  • Computing wages, deductions, commissions, benefits, etc
  • Reviewing computed wages to ensure accuracy
  • Issuing and distributing paychecks
  • Updating payroll information for promotions, transfers, terminations, and new hires
  • Recording and maintaining employee records and payroll transactions
  • Preparing statements reflecting earnings, taxes, and deductions
  • Answering questions and resolving issues regarding payroll
  • Ensuring compliance with company policies, relevant industry regulations, tax, and deduction laws
  • Preparing payroll reports for management and auditing purposes

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Accounting Technician, Human Resources Assistant (HR Assistant), Payroll Administrator, Payroll Assistant, Payroll Clerk, Payroll Coordinator, Payroll Representative, Payroll Specialist, Payroll Technician