Professional Alternatives

Job ID#: 9592

Payroll Practitioner III

Direct Hire; up to 55K

Southeast Houston; 77035

*In-office position

*Preferred 5, 000 KPH 10-key speed


  • Process payroll for approximately 600 including transmittal of bank ACH/Positive pay files, child support, credit union, and 401k
  • Process employee changes including rate changes, transfers, voluntary & involuntary deductions, and terminations
  • Perform recordkeeping, reporting and archiving
  • Prepare payroll bank reconciliation reports for general accounting
  • Reconcile and remit insurance policy premiums
  • Assist with employee and management inquiries
  • Provide backup/special project support including commissions, accruals, journal entries, tax deposits/returns, and audits & G/L reconciliations
  • Work closely with payroll manager (2 in payroll department) and interface with HR and other depts.


  • High School Diploma required; 6 hours of college accounting preferred
  • 5+ years’ experience with 3 years multi-state payroll; in-house payroll required
  • UltiPro and JD Edwards a plus
  • Advanced Excel including VLOOKUP’s required
  • FPC and CPP designation a plus
  • Must multitask, prioritize and be organized; dependable and accurate

Other Info: 

  • Monday through Friday – 8am to 5pm


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