Payroll Operations Specialist
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Weber Shandwick

1,001-5,000 employees

Global communications agency offering strategic consulting
Company Overview
Weber Shandwick stands out as a global communications agency with a proven track record of excellence, as evidenced by its numerous industry accolades, including being named PR Agency of the Year, Global Agency of the Decade, and earning over 150 Lions at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. The company's commitment to inclusivity and diversity at all levels, combined with its strategic and creative leadership, positions it as a leading player in the industry. Furthermore, its recognition on the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Global Marketing Agencies underscores its competitive advantage and industry leadership.
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New York, New York

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Washington, DC, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
People & HR
  • 5+ years’ experience managing employee data changes in HRIS system and payroll processing
  • Strong knowledge of payroll regulations, tax laws, and compliance requirements
  • Familiarity with HRIS systems and payroll software
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy in data entry and calculations
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel
  • Serve as the team payroll lead and primary contact for the holding company's payroll team
  • Keep the broader people team informed about any relevant payroll processes or legal changes
  • Author and send payroll-related communications to employees, on topics like W2s and tax surveys
  • Manage and respond to all payroll-related questions and issues from employees, aiding on topics such as taxes, direct deposit, missing checks, etc
  • Oversee the overtime pay submission process, including the compilation and review of timesheets, preparation of data for payroll upload, and submission for processing
  • Manage the compilation and submission of supplemental pay elements, such as anniversary bonuses and fringe benefit reimbursements, ensuring accuracy and timely payment
  • Originate employee data changes in our HRIS and related systems, such as off-cycle compensation updates, changes to managers, work locations, etc. Ensure that updates are accurately captured in all downstream systems
  • Verify that all employee changes are correctly captured for each pay cycle, addressing any identified issues and making necessary corrections
  • Respond to employment and unemployment verification requests, including completing unemployment claims via Equifax
  • Partner with the tax department to ensure proper documentation is acquired and appropriate coding is captured for employee setup or ongoing support
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with tax department collaboration