Western Alliance Bank Payroll Officer in Phoenix, Arizona

We are looking for a Payroll Officer to join our growing company to help process the company’s payroll. The Payroll Officer maintains and updates employee data; enters and audits personnel and payroll documents; verifies and adjusts time & attendance records; and answers employee questions and completes verification requests.

  • Verifies and adjusts data entry completed by employees and managers in the time & attendance system; researches previous pay period activity including vacation and sick time usage, missed punches, etc.

  • Enters and/or verifies employee payroll information such as withholding data, direct deposit requests, deduction set-up; analyzes and audits multiple payroll accuracy reports

  • Prepares and transmits files for direct deposits, taxes, deferred comp and retirements; prepares wires and check requests for taxes, savings, retirements, and garnishments

  • Assists employees via telephone and in-person with questions on tax withholding, direct deposit, and other questions regarding compensation or leave accruals; assists employees with confidential matters; processes and tracks replacement W2s.

  • High school diploma required plus 3-5 year of payroll or accounting experience. 1 years of college accounting/finance course work or equivalent experience preferred.

  • Basic to intermediate knowledge of payroll or bookkeeping procedures with some working knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles. Experience performing bank and/or account reconciliations in a high volume, fast paced environment. Experience completing routine reports such as daily balancing reports and support schedules.

  • Intermediate to advanced skills in and personal computer operation; word processing, spreadsheet and database software (e.g., ADP, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project Manager, desktop publishing, etc.).

Req No.: 2018-4558

External Company Name: Western Alliance Bancorporation

External Company URL: www.westernalliancebancorp.com