Randstad Payroll Specialist in Bellevue, Washington

Payroll Specialist

job details:

  • location:Bellevue, WA

  • salary:$32 - $60 per hour

  • date posted:Wednesday, June 13, 2018

  • experience:5 Years

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Accommodation and Food Services

  • reference:433566

  • questions:425.454.4111.

job description

Payroll Specialist

job summary:

A new project has opened with a Fortune 500 company in the Bellevue area. You will be serving as a Payroll Analyst with regional responsibility for leading global payroll projects, new country entry activities, and ensuring global payroll compliance.

Efficiency is a key factor in this role as you will be responsible for processing multiple regions' payrolls with outsourced vendors, maintain compliance internationally, and lead the design and implementation of process improvements for collection and validation of payroll inputs.

There will be a demand to closely partner with financial controllership teams for reconciliation of payroll related General Ledger accounts. You will administer quarterly and yearly payroll-related activities and reporting. The last section of the job will hold you responsible for payroll tax activities; including compliance with local, state, and federal regulations; filing local, state, and federal reporting.

location: Bellevue, Washington

job type: Contract

salary: $32 - 60 per hour

work hours: 8 to 5

education: Bachelor's degree

experience: 5 Years


  • Process multiple regional payrolls with outsourced vendors - Maintain compliance per country regulations - Administer quarterly and yearly payroll-related activities and reporting. Responsible for payroll tax activities - Work with AP for payroll/benefits vendor and other HR-related invoices. - Lead the design and implementation of process improvements within payroll activities - Work with Finance teams for reconciliation of General Ledger Accounts - Responsible for the collection and validation of payroll inputs, including time entry records, bonus and incentive payments, additional pay items, and deductions


-Relevant experience in payroll analyst/advisor role and/or HR shared services

-Authority in compliance and regulations for payroll operations across LATAM region, with focus on large Expedia countries like Mexico and Brazil

-Working knowledge of the employment/labor, payroll, tax and regulatory laws

-Experience within a MNC working within a highly-matrices environment preferred

-Client-service orientation with clear communication and interpersonal skills required

-Having a sense of immediacy in attitude, initiative and capability being able to anticipate situations before they arise within a fast-paced, high-volume environment across multiple stakeholders/clients

-Experience working with HRIS systems (Workday is preferred)

-Attention to detail and proven ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality

-Ability to effectively prioritize and organize workload, multi-tasking is essential

-Good Excel skills, including V-lookup and Pivot Tables -Analytical Problem Solving and Decision Making with ability to work autonomously -Specialist expertise in administering and advising across HR operations/payroll areas of responsibility

-Work Effectively with Superiors, Peers and Cross-Functional: Explores opportunities and ideas consulting from colleagues across the organization to achieve better results

skills: Compliance, Payroll Tax, Payroll Processing

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