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Become A Payroll Associate

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Working As A Payroll Associate

  • Interacting With Computers
  • Getting Information
  • Performing Administrative Activities
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
  • Mostly Sitting

  • Repetitive

  • $41,000

    Average Salary

What Does A Payroll Associate Do At Aramark

* Will provide data entry support that is required to update and maintain the integrity of the information in both the HRIS and timekeeping systems.
* Will key data entry of employee awards and off-cycle information, up to and including confirmation.
* Will reconcile bills to Payroll reports.
* Will make payments timely and accurately.
* Will enter deduction arrears for any amounts due from employees.
* Performs other duties as assigned or requested.
* REPORTING STRUCTURE** : The Payroll Associate reports to the Manager, Payroll Operations.
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What Does A Payroll Associate Do At Palm Harbor Homes

* Prepare, review and process bi-weekly and/or weekly payroll including bonuses and commissions
* Audit timecards to insure accuracy & manager approval
* Upload payroll information to UltiPro via imports
* Enter and maintain payroll records including new hires, terminations and changes
* Provide customer service to employees & managers regarding payroll related questions
* Assist Manager and team members with various payroll-related projects
* Responsible for child support & garnishment compliance
* Complete employment verifications
* Performs other duties as assigned

What Does A Payroll Associate Do At Alorica

* Opening and distributing the daily mail received in the Payroll department
* Assist with support for incoming phone calls and inquiries as needed
* Prepare garnishments for scanning
* Process and mail garnishment response letter generated from our 3rd party vendor
* Research and resolve questions from managers and employees relative to the processing of payroll information such as PTO, direct deposit, pay cards, retro pay calculations, tax questions, etc.
* Assist in the printing, sorting and distributing checks for on and off cycle runs
* Perform additional or special tasks or projects as requested
* Assist in special projects as assigned by management
* Other duties as assigned
* Other Information
* Able to exercise strict confidentiality
* Must be detailed oriented
* Able to adhere to tight deadlines
* Excellent customer service skills
* Excellent communication skills
* Excellent follow-up and follow through skills
* Ability to thrive in a team environment
* Must have ability to learn quickly and communicate effectively with teams to ensure that all daily, weekly, and monthly deadlines are met.
* Ability to work independently in a time sensitive environment
* Must possess sound decision-making skills
* Consistently exhibit a sense of urgency in performing

What Does A Payroll Associate Do At Volunteers of America Los Angeles

* Trains and implements timekeeping systems for new departments
* Answers and responds to employees on timekeeping issues
* Verify attendance, hours worked, pay adjustments, and pay time off balance
* Manages and maintains day-to-day operations and the accurate and timely processing of payroll for
* employees

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How To Become A Payroll Associate

A high school diploma or equivalent is typically required for most financial clerk jobs. These workers usually learn their duties through on-the-job training.


Financial clerks typically need a high school diploma or equivalent to enter the occupation. Employers of brokerage clerks may prefer candidates who have taken some college courses in business or economics and, in some cases, require a 2- or 4-year college degree.


Most financial clerks learn how to do their job duties through on-the-job training. Some formal technical training also may be necessary; for example, gaming cage workers may need training in specific gaming regulations and procedures.


Financial clerks can advance to related occupations in finance. For example, a loan interviewer or clerk can become a loan officer, and a brokerage clerk can become a securities, commodities, or financial services sales agent, after obtaining the required education and license.

Important Qualities

Communication skills. Financial clerks should have good communication skills so that they can explain policies and procedures to colleagues and customers.

Math skills. The job duties of financial clerks, including calculating charges and checking credit scores, require basic math skills.

Organizational skills. Strong organizational skills are important for financial clerks because they must be able to find files quickly and efficiently.

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Payroll Associate Career Paths

Payroll Associate
Payroll Manager Bookkeeper Accounts Receivable Specialist
Accounts Receivable Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Senior Payroll Specialist Payroll Manager Controller
Assistant General Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Payroll Supervisor Human Resources Generalist Benefits Manager
Benefit Director
11 Yearsyrs
Human Resource Specialist Human Resources Analyst Human Resources Generalist
Benefits Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Payroll Clerk Accounts Payable Clerk Billing Specialist
Business Office Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Senior Payroll Specialist Payroll Supervisor Human Resources Generalist
Compensation Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Human Resources Coordinator Specialist Account Manager
District Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Payroll Clerk Office Manager Accounting Manager
Finance Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Payroll Administrator Human Resources Manager Program Manager
General Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Payroll Specialist Payroll Administrator Human Resources Coordinator
Human Resource Officer
7 Yearsyrs
Payroll Supervisor Human Resource Specialist Human Resources Supervisor
Human Resources Administration Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Payroll Manager Payroll Administrator Human Resources Coordinator
Human Resources Contractor
9 Yearsyrs
Human Resource Specialist Human Resources Generalist
Human Resources Generalist/Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Accounts Payable Clerk Human Resources Coordinator
Human Resources Lead
8 Yearsyrs
Accounts Payable Clerk Specialist Machine Operator
Office Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Payroll Specialist Human Resource Specialist Recruiter
Operations Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Human Resources Coordinator Payroll Specialist
Payroll Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Staff Accountant Accounting Manager Payroll Specialist
Payroll/Human Resource Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Payroll Administrator Human Resources Coordinator Recruiter
Recruitment Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Staff Accountant Business Manager Human Resource Specialist
Staffing Manager
5 Yearsyrs
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Payroll Associate Demographics


  • Female

  • Male

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  • White

  • Hispanic or Latino

  • Asian

  • Unknown

  • Black or African American

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

  • Portuguese

  • Hindi

  • Chinese

  • Macedonian

  • Greek

  • French

  • Russian

  • Cantonese

  • Urdu

  • Serbian

  • Croatian

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Top Skills for A Payroll Associate


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Top Payroll Associate Skills

  1. ADP Payforce
  2. Human Resources
  3. Wage Garnishments
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Import employee maintenance files from SAP into ADP PayForce utilizing the ADP Connection application.
  • Coordinate field timekeepers, human resources, banking, benefits, and accounting with payroll information and processing.
  • Calculate and reconcile disability forms and wage garnishments.
  • Process payroll for 24 properties and handle employee benefits: health insurance, vision, dental & 401K
  • Distributed monthly reports to appropriate supervisors for review and audit.

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