Payroll Specialist

Internal Support | Massachusetts, US


This position involves calculating and providing monthly payroll using MEDITECH's in-house system. As a member of our General & Administrative team, your job would involve:

  • Processing semi-monthly and monthly payroll for 3800+ employees across 4 states; Calculating the correct amount incorporating overtime, deductions, bonuses etc. with the assistance of a computer system
  • Learning the internal Payroll System, “STEPS”
  • Understanding the workflow of the Payroll cycle and using the STEPS system appropriately
  • Demonstrating Payroll knowledge through the quality and quantity of work
  • Processing parental leaves, leaves of absence, time without pay, and terminations
  • Processing changes in schedules, health insurance, taxes, and other information
  • Coordinating employee raises monthly 
  • Calculating and filing state and federal payroll tax payments 
  • Coordinating the distribution of year-end tax documents
  • Maintaining and documenting all payroll records and staff members’ personnel files
  • Receiving approval from upper management for payments when needed
  • Processing salary changes, deductions, bonuses, vacations payouts, and benefits payments for staff members
  • Working with outside companies to complete employment verifications for past and current employees
  • Responding to payroll queries from staff members in a timely manner
  • Analyzing payroll issues and recommending corrective actions
  • Maintaining confidentiality; protecting staff members’ data as identified in state and federal laws and internal controls
What You Should Have
  • Bachelor's or Associate's degree, with course work in a related field 
  • Previous accounting and/or payroll experience
  • General knowledge of accounting cycle
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. MEDITECH will not sponsor applicants for work visas.

This opportunity is available at our following location(s):
  • Canton

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