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This temporary position works closely with the Payroll and HR Operations Teams support critical day to day processes and programs. This role assists with administering the time and pay applications and performs regular review of user and data audits to ensure up to date compliance. The incumbent works under general supervision and complies with established policies and procedures.
The role performs the listed functions for North America based payroll operations. Responsibilities are carried out in a work environment that consists of both recurring and non-recurring situations, where most functions have strict deadlines. Role involves exposure to and knowledge of confidential employee and company information. Involves a moderate degree of detail or complexity. Operates from established procedures and is usually given general directions by the manager or other members of the department. Tasks are normally performed under moderate level of supervision. Decisions are made within prescribed company policy guidelines and constraints.
Contacts normally occur with others inside and outside the Company. Internal contacts are primarily with other members of the Human Resources and Accounting Departments and employees throughout the company. Interactions involve exchange of information and usually contain confidential and/or sensitive information. Internal contacts are usually initiated by employees while external contacts are in response to requests for information.
Execute payroll functions and ensure internal controls for monthly or semi-monthly processing of a multi-state payroll for exempt, non-exempt, union and expatriate employees.
Assist with audits and cross check payroll processes.
Process payroll accurately and timely and in compliance with all state and federal wage and hour laws.
Resolve reported discrepancies by collecting and analysing information.
Administer and assist with employee issues in the timekeeping system.
Assist with running recurring reports and collating data for either internal or external requests.
Respond to all emails, written, or verbal requests in a timely manner.
Participate in system upgrades/enhancements and Payroll/HR projects as requested.
Ensure highest level of confidentiality are maintained as an integral part of role, through cognizant communications (email and verbal) and validating data requests.
Attention to detail and the ability to enter data with consistent accuracy
Able to adapt and remain positive during changes to processes and working conditions
Payroll filing and scanning as needed
High school diploma or equivalent required
Has 2+ years Payroll experience required
Possess intermediate level skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
Strong organizational skills, able to prioritize multiple tasks and work independently
Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills to provide customer service with a variety of people, inside and outside of the company
Ability to use discretion in dealing with highly confidential and sensitive information
Experience working with in-house payroll preferred
Experience with PeopleSoft Payroll preferred
Job Conditions: Exposure to computer CRT. Pressure to meet payroll deadlines. Must be physically able to sit for extended periods of time, bend, stoop, kneel, operate computer hardware/software including keyboarding. Physical ability to lift or carry up to 10 pounds.
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At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, teams of world-renowned scientists and humanitarians work together to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other diseases. Researchers are discovering new ways to detect cancers earlier, improve treatments, and learn how to prevent cancers from growing. Although Fred Hutchinson opened its doors in 1975, its history began about 20 years before that. In 1962 Fred Hutchinson envisioned a center devoted to studying cancer, a disease that took his brother’s life. Today Fred Hutchinson is contributing to the next waves of breakthrough treatments and prevention strategies. Fred Hutchinson collaborates with the Seattle Cancer Alliance, the National Cancer Institute, and the University of Washington.