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Payroll Specialist - Corporate HQ

Company: Walden Security Commercial Services
Location: Chattanooga
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Payroll Specialist - Corporate HQ


The Payroll Specialist for the Corporate Office is responsible for applying principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports by performing the following duties:

  • Monitors compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and company procedures.
  • Reviews, investigates, and corrects errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents, and reports.
  • Compiles payroll data such as garnishments, vacation time, 401 (k) deductions, hours worked, union dues, taxes, insurance, other employee benefits, and employee identification number, from timekeeping and other records.
  • Reviews payroll data for accuracy - includes direct deposit forms, timekeeping reports, leave requests, PTO requests.
  • Responds to employee/client questions regarding pay.
  • Reviews wages computed and corrects errors to ensure accuracy of payroll.
  • Verifies changes affecting net wages such as garnishments, loan payments, and other miscellaneous compensation/deductions for each employee as needed.
  • Verifies data concerning the transfer of employees between departments and/or locations.
  • Prepares periodic reports of employee earnings, taxes, and deductions.
  • Prepares weekly, monthly and year-end reports (gross payroll, hours worked, vacation accrual, tax deductions, benefit deductions, etc.) for management.
  • Reviews payroll data entry requests for accuracy and adequate approvals. Maintain proper documentation in adherence to established policies and guidelines and aligned with internal controls and audit requirements.
  • Prepares manual off-cycle requests and ensure proper approval is received.
  • Prepares and issues paychecks.
  • Prepares and distributes W-2s.
  • Performs other office duties as needed to ensure timely and accurate payroll processing.


The Ideal Candidate

If you are an experienced Payroll professional who is passionate and ready to take on the challenge of working in a complex, diverse, people-first culture, then you have what it takes to be a successful Payroll Specialist for the Corporate Office. Job requirements include:

  • Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year College or Technical School; or minimum one-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Intermediate to advanced experience with Accounting Software, Contact Management Systems, Database Software, Human Resources systems; Payroll systems, MS Office, and working knowledge of Internet applications.
  • Valid State Drivers License.


About Walden Security:
Setting the Standard by Setting the Example
Established in 1990 by law enforcement professionals Amy and Michael S. Walden, CPP, Walden Security is a privately-held, family-owned and -operated company, and has grown to become one of the largest and most respected security services firms in the United States. Headquartered in Chattanooga, Tennessee with 6,000 employees, Walden Security provides integrated contract security services through physical and virtual guarding to commercial and government clients in 37 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico. Walden Security is also the nations largest WBENC-Certified Womens Business Enterprise specializing in security services, one of the nations only security firms with an ISO 9001:2015 Certified Quality Management System, and is a Training Top 125 award recipient for the last three consecutive years.


Join our Team

Be proud of where you work. Walden Security is one of the nation's largest privately-held security companies, providing a range of security services for commercial and government properties. Right now, were seeking inspired, motivated, and customer service-oriented people to add to our team. Security experience is not required: Walden welcomes a diversity of professional backgrounds, and well make sure you have the support and training you need to be successful.

If youre ready to embark on a meaningful career with one of the nations most dynamic and fastest-growing security companies, apply with Walden Security today.


Why Walden?

Walden Security is a family-owned and operated business, and thats how we treat our employees: like family because we know that by taking care of our people, they, in turn, will take better care of our clients.

We seek out people who are motivated, eager to learn, committed to serving our officers and clients, and always doing whats right. We provide the resources, support, and training that you need to be successful. We offer every employee generous benefits, as well as opportunities for career growth.

We build on success by continuing to develop our people so that they have opportunities to grow within our organization, which is why were an award-winning employer, with one of the highest retention rates in the industry.

Keywords: Walden Security Commercial Services, Chattanooga , Payroll Specialist - Corporate HQ, Other , Chattanooga, Tennessee

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