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Payroll Specialist 

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Payroll Specialist



Job Title: Payroll Specialist (Temporary)


Who We Are: USCS is driven to advance, innovate and serve companies seeking the best service, facilities, and logistics in the cold chain. We are employee focused, an equal employment opportunity employer and would love to have you join our team. 


The Job Details: The Payroll Clerk prepares bi-weekly and semi-monthly payroll information by entering payroll data into the payroll system for various company locations while maintaining a high level of accuracy and confidentiality.  Duties and Responsibilities include the following: This would be a Temporary fill of approximately 5-6 months with the potential to move to full time at the end.


Process bi-weekly and semi-monthly payroll for 1,000+ hourly and salary employees within multiple states.

Maintain, enter and reconcile all new hire payroll paperwork for corporate hourly and semi-monthly employees.

Update data information that effects payroll records.

Transmit and reconcile all payroll tax liabilities with ADP.

Administer and maintain all garnishment orders.

Responsible for maintaining tax and garnishment information in the ADP database.

Transmit and reconcile the weekly 401K contributions.

Handle complaints/inquiries about employee’s wages and discrepancies.

Responsible for all monthly payroll accruals for corporate hourly employees.

Maintain any and all payroll related scanning.

Responsible for weekly payroll reconciliation to ensure the department is compliant.

Utilize Lawson accounting software.


The Job Specifics:

Location, Department and Work Hours: Camden, New Jersey, Corporate Payroll

Reports To: Manager, Corporate Payroll

Travel Amount: May vary

Job Type, EEO, and Job Code: Full-Time, Non- Exempt


What We Are Looking For:


Bachelor’s degree or Associates Degree in Finance/ Accounting


Minimum of two (2) years in a Payroll/ Accounting environment

Advanced Microsoft Office skills, with an ability to become familiar with specific programs and software

Must demonstrate critical thinking and problem-solving abilities

This role will require the need for a flexible schedule during specific periods throughout the year

Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

UKG Experience is a big plus.


Other Abilities You Will Need to Have: The physical demands described below are representative of those required of an individual performing the essential duties of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Good arithmetic, reading, and typing skills

Sit and/or stand for extended periods of time

Be able to see, speak and hear

Ability to work overtime as needed

May require physical effort associated with using the computer to access information, or occasional standing, walking, lifting needed to carry out everyday activities.

Understand and follow verbal instruction, written instruction and company policies. 

A starter that can work independently and coordinate with others

Follow safety procedures at all times.

Ability to manage stress and productivity guidelines


The Standard Details:

Always maintain a professional manner in appearance and communications.

Participate in staff and/or customer meetings if required.

Initiate action to prevent the occurrence of any non-conformities relating to product, process, and quality systems. 

Identify and record any issues relating to product, processes and/or quality.

Initiate, recommend, or provide solutions through appropriate channels.

Verify the implementation of solutions.

Follow posted security procedures at all times while in the building.

Participate in Safety and Educational Training.


What’s in It For You:

A great company with great people. Full-time employees not under contract are offered:  401K and Educational Assistance after 1 year; If elected, Blue Cross Blue Shield after 30 days of service; Company Life Insurance; and a bunch of other great perks. 


Things We Need to Mention:

The above job description may not include all tasks necessary to complete the job.

Job functions may vary based on area of operation.  The job description is a listing of the most common tasks the associate will be required to perform in that job area.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.