Senior Payroll Specialist

Drawbridge - Denver, CO

HIRING : Senior Payroll Specialist in Denver, CO

Our clients are a small but fast-growing Professional Employer Organization (PEO) with 60+ years’ experience in the PEO industry, and are seeking a highly professional, reliable, energetic individual to fill a Senior Payroll Specialist position! Ideal candidates are analytical and methodical, with experience in payroll administration and payroll regulations.

The Senior Payroll Specialist will be responsible conducting payroll obligations for 100+ clients. Stable work schedule of Monday – Friday, in office. Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), vacation, sick time, PTO and Flex Days. Negotiable salary 60-70k.

Job Duties

  • Plan, organize and assist in direction of payroll activities and ensure effective use of resources
  • Provide insight into payroll programs, activities, policies, and procedures and recommend product enhancements where necessary to meet client needs and to ensure continued company growth.
  • Assist in development of department goals and process improvements.
  • Ability to communicate payroll knowledge and software expertise on multiple product lines to resolve problems regarding client concerns.
  • Identify areas of department weaknesses and make recommendations to Vice President of Operations to consider for improvements.
  • Update payroll records by reviewing and approving changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job titles, and department/ division transfers.
  • Prepare reports by compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages.
  • Determines payroll liabilities by approving the calculation of employee federal and state income and social security taxes, and employer's social security, unemployment, and workers compensation payments.


  • 3-4 years experience with Prism software
  • Comprehensive wage and hour law knowledge – Certified Payroll Professional credential preferred but company will provide funds to obtain
  • Benefits Administration, Worker Compensation experience is a plus
  • Experience with MasterTax is a plus, but not required

Posted On: Tuesday, September 14, 2021

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