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PAYROLL SPECIALIST in Boca Raton, FL at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 1/12/2021

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Job Description

Facility: Payroll

Compensation Base: 

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 


Equal Opportunity Employer.


This fully-qualified position processes payroll, responds to payroll inquiries, resolves employee pay issues/discrepancies and provides management labor information for assigned region.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serves as the first line of contact for assigned regional office and facilities and assists them in ensuring that their payroll inquiries have been thoroughly resolved in a prompt, professional and courteous manner.
  • Coordinates directly with facilities on processing items that need clarification until they are resolved (i.e. pay issues, deductions, employee information, etc.).
  • Utilizes the assistance of the Payroll Supervisor in resolving more complicated processing, tax, or system programming issues.
  • Assists in prompt resolution of garnishments/ tax levies and child support notices.
  • Enters and maintains all employee payroll data for assigned facilities.
  • Processes payroll according to scheduled cycles.
  • Analyzes and confirms pay adjustments.
  • Reviews and balances payroll prior to final transmission.
  • Prepares required pay period, monthly or quarterly check requests.
  • Runs and distributes checks and advices according to facility specifications.
  • Files all payroll processing documentation in appropriate employee files or payroll folders.
  • Assists in various projects assigned by Payroll Supervisor.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • High School diploma or GED certificate.
  • Payroll computer experience (preferably in Infinium and Kronos)
  • Must be highly analytical.
  • Above average ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department (Excel, Word and query/report writing software).
  • Must have above average verbal communication skills. Must be able to effectively communicate with employees at all levels of the organization. 
  • Must be able to retain confidentiality of all transactions.