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Payroll Specialist

Location: Washington DC Region
Category: Finance & Accounting
Employment Type: Contract To Hire

Our client, an Information Technology Service Company, supporting multiple federal agencies is expanding rapidly. They are seeking a Payroll Specialist with Costpoint ERP experience to join their growing team. If you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and are looking to grow with in a company – this is the right opportunity for you!

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Process bi-weekly, weekly, and correction-run payrolls of approximately 1,500 employees to completion
  • Ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements (e.g., Service Contract Act, Davis Bacon Act, Collective Bargaining Agreements, unions, etc.)
  • Responsible for timekeeping administration in Deltek Time and Expense including but not limited to export of timesheet data from Deltek, user access, group setups, timesheet schedules and charge code access
  • Review employee information in the accounting system and ADP Payroll
  • Manage and validates employee state tax set-up


  • Formal training in computerized payroll systems and Time and Attendance
  • Deltek Costpoint and ADP experience
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in government contracting payroll
  • BS in Accounting or Finance preferred
  • Minimum 3-5 years of payroll tax experience
  • Certified Payroll Certificate preferred
  • Attention to detail and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft suite and automated payroll systems. API/Kronos experience preferred
  • Knowledge and experience with tax laws, filings, monthly, quarterly, annuals, union contracts, wage and hours laws and common fiscal procedures of importance