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Payroll Specialist

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

Payroll Specialist

Addison Group has a client located the western suburbs of Minneapolis and is actively looking for an experienced Payroll Specialist.  This is an excellent opportunity for individuals having 3-6 years working as a Payroll Specialist or Payroll Analyst.  The ideal candidates will have experience processing bi-weekly basis, assisting with implementations in the past, and resolving any payroll issues or questions.  This is a contract to hire position that will pay $23-28/hour depending on experience.


Responsibilities include:

  • The Payroll Specialist will be responsible for the day-to-day payroll processing a timely manner and accurate manner
  • Processing payroll up to 2000 employees through ADP or Ultimate Software
  • Verify all payroll entries including deductions, earnings and changes, review and reconcile payroll data and resolve any discrepancies as necessary
  • Organize and verify all data for final payroll runs prior to processing of year end W-2s, and process W-2 corrections as appropriate
  • The Payroll Specialist will work with line managers and employees regarding inquiries, issues and procedures affecting payroll and HR
  • Create and run reports as requested
  • Full knowledge of all Federal, State and Local tax accounts is required  and miscellaneous special projects or additional tasks as assigned


  • 3-6 years of payroll specialist or analyst experience
  • 2 years of going through a payroll implementation
  • 1 - 3 years working with multiple payroll systems
  • Exercises a high level of professionalism and a positive demeanor
  • Thrive in a team environment
  • Proficient in multiple payroll systems including ADP, Ultimate, and Kronos is a plus
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality


Why choose Addison Finance & Accounting?

  • Pay: We negotiate high salaries using US Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • Benefits & Bonuses: You are eligible for medical, dental, vision insurance benefits, 401K, and monetary bonuses
  • Permanent Employment: Many of Addison’s Finance & Accounting job openings lead to potential permanent employment
  • Connections: You connect directly with hiring managers from renowned organizations
  • Options: You are presented multiple employment options near your home
  • Professional Development: You are provided hiring process advice, resume revision, and employment term negotiation

How to Apply:

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