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Senior Payroll Administrator

Company: Pearson
Location: Lansing
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

We are the world's learning company with more than 24,000 employees operating in 70 countries. We combine world-class educational content and assessment,powered by services and technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people.Position Summary :The Payroll Specialist II is part of a team that is responsible for payroll processing for customers located across the country. This role supports internal customers with payroll questions and is responsible for ensuring the semi-monthly payroll cycle deadlines are met. Performs a variety of duties involving payroll processing including receiving, reviewing, entering, auditing and payroll data; and ensures adherence to established payroll policies, procedures, rules, and regulations. We require that employees have the appropriate means to work remotely, including adherence to our work at home policies regarding home office setup.Responsibilities may include : Performs payroll-related functions including but not limited to semi-monthly payroll processing, auditing and maintenance Performs payroll tax related activities to ensure the accurate and timely administration of all federal, state and local withholdings, remittances, reconciliations, and reporting Process position changes and leave of absence payments Conduct regular payroll review process and routine audits each pay cycle Processes payroll requests, W-4 changes, address changes Create tax locations and work with tax agencies to register local tax codes Resolve employee concerns regarding payroll questions and issues Oversee special projects and pay programs Assist with various research projects and/or special projects Assist Finance and Compliance departments with school audits The following equipment will be provided to you by the company as a full-time employee: Laptop and digital phone line Headset The following equipment will need to be accessible by you, as the employee, when working from home: 2nd monitor (highly preferred) Mouse (highly preferred) Keyboard (highly preferred) Qualifications - External Three or more years of payroll processing experience Excellent software skills, especially with Microsoft Office Excellent verbal and written communication skills Excellent customer service skills Superior problem solving skills Ability to work effectively both with and without supervision Highly detail-oriented and analytical Equal Employment OpportunityPearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.Learning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose - to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We are the world's leading learning company. Learn more at believes that wherever learning flourishes, so do people. We are committed to being an anti-racistcompany in everything we do. We value the power of an inclusive culture and a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm, and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to a sustainable environment and workplace where talent can learn, grow, and thrive. To learn more about Pearson's commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, please click here: Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other group protected by law.Job: HUMAN RESOURCESOrganization: North America ConnectionsSchedule: FULL_TIMEReq ID: 259

Keywords: Pearson, Lansing , Senior Payroll Administrator, Other , Lansing, Michigan

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