Payroll Specialist

  • Job #8509

  • Location:
    Jefferson County WA, Port Townsend
  • Wages: $24 - $33/hr
  • Hours: M-F, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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A Jefferson County manufacturing company seeks a seasoned Payroll Specialist for onsite processing of payroll transactions of 81 salaried and 175 hourly employees including salaries, benefits, garnishments, taxes, and other deductions.   A solid knowledge and experience with WA state taxes is a must!  The Payroll Specialist will also be responsible for maintaining and processing payroll records and reports for accounting of salary/wages due, accruals and deductions along with other typical payroll functions.


The Payroll Specialist position might be a fit for you if you have:

  • A degree or certification in accounting or payroll is preferred, plus…
  • 3+ years experience processing medium to high-volume payroll
  • Solid knowledge of payroll deductions including WA state and federal taxes and related reporting
  • Exceptional attention to detail and sense of urgency and ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong computer proficiency in MS Office suite, as well as HRIS and payroll processing software (ideally Paycom)
  • Professional demeanor and great interpersonal skills are a must


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We value what you bring to the workplace.  As such, West Sound Workforce is an equal employment opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.   Further, our employees’ physical safety is of utmost importance, too, in this age of COVID-19.  Holding a close eye to the Center for Disease Control and OSHA’s websites, we are continually following the recommendations to maintain a safe work environment with respect to this virus and all other safety situations.  As an essential employer, partnering with clients, we follow COVID-19 protocols at our worksites and ensure that all employees are aware, have proper PPE and mind those directions for the safety of all.

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