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Payroll Specialist

  • Location: Eagan, 55121
  • Salary: $45000 - $55000 / year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 2 months ago

This growing North American transportation and logistics leader has an immediate full-time opportunity in Eagan, MN for a Payroll Specialist.  This position requires working in the office 3-4 days per week and upon the completion of training will require 2-3 days in the office per week.  As the Payroll Specialist, you will be challenged to process payroll, as well as implement, maintain, and monitor systems, processes, and programs in support of accurate payroll processing.

Responsibilities include:

•    Processing payroll for 1000+ employees.
•    Auditing driver reimbursement requests and work orders to determine validity and approve for payment.
•    Entering approved reimbursements and additional pay that have been submitted by the Operations Department for payment.
•    Answering customer service calls from drivers, owners, and non-drivers.
•    Performing data entry and processing of Independent Contractor Payroll.
•    Performing data entry for driver payroll (i.e., equipment deductions, pet pass, inverter, passenger pass).
•    Collecting and distributing incoming and outgoing mail for the department, filing and various other clerical duties as needed.
•    Completing driver requests (i.e., W-2 reprints, pay statement copies).
•    Maintaining Regular and punctual attendance.
•    Performing other related duties as assigned.


•    3+ years of payroll experience with 1000+ employees.
•    Knowledge of Windows-based software, including Microsoft Office.
•    Typing skills sufficient to perform job functions.
•    Experience in detailed work processes and quality output.
•    High School diploma or equivalent.
•    Fundamental Payment Certification (FPC) is a plus.

Benefits include:

•    Fun Work Environment
•    Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance
•    401k + Company Match
•    Internal Growth / Mobility
•    Paid Vacation and Sick Days
•    Company Designated Holidays
•    Life Insurance
•    Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
•    Medical Healthcare Spending Accounts (HSA/FSA)
•    Dependent Care Reimbursement Account
•    Employee & Immediate Family Assistance Program (EAP)

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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