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Payroll Specialist (Costpoint)

Arlington, VA

Are you a highly skilled payroll professional with a passion for delivering exceptional results? Are you seeking an exciting challenge that allows you to utilize your expertise to streamline and optimize payroll processes? Look no further! Our client, a renowned corporate organization, is actively seeking a talented and experienced Payroll Specialist with Deltek Costpoint experience to join their esteemed team.

As a Payroll Specialist, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring accurate and timely payroll processing for our diverse workforce, while also providing strategic insights to enhance our payroll operations.

Title: Payroll Specialist
Location: Hybrid - Arlington, VA
Hourly Rate: Market
Job Type: Contract to Hire
Required: Deltek Costpoint experience


  • Gather information on hours worked for each employee
  • Calculate the correct amount incorporating overtime, deductions, bonuses etc. with assistance of a computer system
  • Receive approval from upper management for payments when needed
  • Prepare and execute pay orders through an electronic system or distribute paychecks
  • Administer statements of payment to personnel either electronically or on paper
  • Process taxes and payment of employee benefits
  • Keep track of hour rates, wages, compensation benefit rates, new hire information etc.
  • Address issues and questions regarding payroll from employees and superiors
  • Prepare reports for upper management, finance department etc.

Requirements and skills

  • Proven experience as payroll specialist or payroll manager
  • Solid understanding of accounting fundamentals and payroll best practices
  • Very good knowledge of legislation and regulations of the field
  • Proficient in MS Office and good knowledge of relevant software (e.g. Kronos, Payforce) and databases
  • Trustworthy with attention to confidentiality
  • Outstanding organizational ability with great attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • High school diploma or equivalent; BSc/BA in business, accounting or relevant field is a plus

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