Position Title: Payroll Specialist
Location: Alexandria, Virginia
Status: Full Time
Department: Finance
Reports To: Controller
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8am-4pm

Jones Networking is recruiting for a Payroll Specialist to join the Finance Department of a school in Alexandria, VA. Our client offers competitive salary and excellent benefits to include medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance along with an employer matching retirement plan, tuition assistance for continuing education and professional development, employee assistance and wellness programs, flexible spending and HSA accounts, meal allowance, generous PTO and more!

Payroll Specialist Position Summary:
-Assist with reviewing and processing payroll on a biweekly as well as monthly basis.
-Collect employee time information from timesheets, review for accuracy and completeness, and follow up on missing or unapproved timesheets.
-Assist exempt and nonexempt employees with payroll questions and issues.
-Assist employees with time clock issues and questions.
-Provide assistance to the Controller with salary reviews.
-Review and issue W-2’s and other tax related documents.
-Reconcile payroll ledger accounts on a quarterly basis.
-Prepare monthly bank reconciliations.
-Assist Human Resources Director with on boarding of new employees including background checks and I-9 verification.

Payroll Specialist Qualifications Summary:
-Bachelor’s degree preferred, Associate degree required.
-Minimum one year of payroll processing experience required.
-Experience at a school or other educational setting is a plus.
-Experience processing payroll for exempt and nonexempt personnel.
-Knowledge of federal and state payroll and wage laws.
-Capable of successfully working in a fast-paced environment.
-Human Resources experience preferred.

If you’re ready to take the next step towards an exciting new career, visit www.jonesnet.com to view all of our current openings in Washington, DC, Baltimore, MD, and Charlotte, NC.