Payroll Specialist

Payroll Specialist

Payroll Specialist

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Accentuate Staffing is recruiting for a Payroll Specialist to join a dynamic Durham company. The Payroll specialist will processing bi-weekly payroll for full-time, part-time and temporary employees using ADP’s Workforce Now, including rectifying inaccuracies, and otherwise ensuring each payroll is submitted accurately.


  • Entering, scheduling, and maintaining employee data in ADP’s Workforce Now, as well as entering new hires and terminations, rate changes, benefit deductions, and more.
  • Assisting in the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and biweekly payroll reports to CFO, HR, Benefits, and Finance team as needed.
  • Assisting with biweekly payroll activities such as inputting weekly hours, voiding checks/ manual checks as required, distributing paychecks and ensuring that all employees are classified in their proper departments.
  • Meeting all deadlines timely and accurately for biweekly payroll processing.
  • Reviewing various tax reports and payments, overseeing unemployment eligibility claims, and wage/ employment verifications.


  • One (1) to three (3) years of experience in payroll for multi-state entity required.
  • Proficiency working with multi-state payroll systems; experience with ADP’s Workforce Now system preferred.
  • Knowledge of local, state, and federal regulations regarding payroll, finance, and ACA.
  • Associate degree in finance, HR, or related field preferred.
  • High attention to detail, organization, and time management.
  • A history of ethical conduct working with sensitive and confidential data.
  • Ability to resolve payroll issues professionally and timely.