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Payroll Specialist

Posted on Dec 12, 2018 by Transtar Industries, Inc.

Ohio, OH
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Transtar Industries, LLC is a manufacturer and distributor of various automotive components. We have the best-in-class torque converters, transmissions, tools, equipment, additives and sealants. Transtar is a one-stop shop for automotive shop supplies, parts, and accessories.

We offer an excellent opportunity for not only a job, but a career with growth potential. At Transtar, we seek applicants who roll up their sleeves, enjoy hard work, thrive in a team environment, and who embody our core values of Safety, Honesty, Action, Relationship, and Product.


We have a need for a Payroll Specialist. This position is ideal for the candidate interested in an active, growing, team centered, and fun environment! As a member of the Human Resources team, the Payroll Specialist will ensure accurate and timely processing of the company's payroll.

Transtar is a place where fresh ideas are encouraged and heard; where balance is achieved between working smart and having fun; where your accomplishments are recognized!


  • Collect, compile and enter payroll data into payroll system
  • Process new employees, transfers, promotions, and terminations

  • Process garnishment calculations and reporting compliance

  • Reconcile payroll prior to transmission including hours balancing and thorough payroll register review

  • Manage timekeeping system including export of data to payroll system

  • Load all import files from HR/Payroll

  • Provide customer service to all employees

  • Investigate and correct payroll discrepancies and errors

  • Ensure compliance with federal and state regulations and guidelines

  • Understand proper taxation of federal, state and local taxes

  • Process accurate and timely year-end reporting when necessary (W-2, 1099)

  • Perform periodic audits to ensure complete and total accuracy with all payroll activities

  • Create and maintain an annual payroll processing calendar


  • Experience with Ultimate Software/Ultipro AND ADP Workforce Now.
  • Working knowledge of payroll best practices

  • An understanding of basis accounting principles and internal controls

  • A strong work ethic and team player mentality

  • Sound PC skills including Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel

  • A high level of integrity in order to handle confidential information with sensitivity

  • Solid decision-making, problem-solving and analytical skills

  • A positive and personable demeanor and great customer service skills

  • Excellent communication skills - verbal and written

  • An extremely high level of attention to detail and ability to stay organized in the midst of busyness and interruption

  • An ability to work under stressful circumstances while maintaining a sense of decorum and control


  • Bachelor's degree highly preferred; Associates degree with equivalent training and education considered

  • 3-5 years processing multi-state and union payrolls

  • Very recent working knowledge/experience with Ultipro and ADP Payroll and Timekeeping software is essential

Reference: 598081943

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