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Payroll Clerk

Company: GEO Group Inc.
Location: El Centro
Posted on: June 18, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description


Salary: $18.28 per hr

Bonus (if applicable):

H&W: $4.23 per hour This position is eligible to receive a Health & Welfare Benefit Rate per hour on all hours paid up to 40 hours per week and not to exceed 2,080 hours per year.


Benefits: Full-time employees will enjoy a competitive benefits package for an energized workforce with options for you and your family including:

* Paid time off ------------------------ Paid holidays------------------------------ 401(k)
* 401(k) matching ------------------ Health Insurance ------------------------ Dental Insurance
* Vision Insurance --------------- --- Life Insurance ------------------------------ Flexible spending account
* Health savings account ------ --- Tuition Reimbursement --------------- Reduced tuition rates
* Employee discount --------------- Employee assistance program------ Pet insurance
* Disability Insurance --------- --- Paid training ------------------------------ Other benefits available

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Are you conscientious, logical, and efficient? If so, we have just the job for you. As our new payroll clerk, it will be your responsibility to compile payroll data, complete payroll cycles, and maintain records. This is a fantastic opportunity to leverage your organizational skills and join a company that provides everything you need to advance your career.

Join a Community That Cares

Working for GEO means contributing to our mission to provide the best rehabilitation and community reintegration programs and services to those in our care. GEO is a place for professional growth, exploration, creativity, and valuable interpersonal relationships. Interested in achieving extraordinary things? Send in your application. Every one of our employees makes us who we are.

We are seeking someone who can do a lot of different things:

* Compile payroll data (time tracking, taxes, insurance, and garnishments to be withheld) and employee identification information
* Prepare input forms, enter data related to wages and deductions
* Review wages and correct errors to ensure accuracy of payroll
* Record changes affecting net wages (exemptions, insurance coverage, and loan payments) for each employee to update master payroll records
* Record data concerning transfer of employees between departments
* Prorate expenses to be debited/credited for cost accounting records
* Prepare periodic reports of earnings, taxes, and deductions
* Keep records of leave pay and nontaxable wages
* Prepare and issue paychecks

We're looking for individuals from different backgrounds

Building an inclusive culture where every employee can perform to their maximum potential is the center of GEO's employee value proposition. Our success is based on diversity in our workforce and the inclusion of eclectic perspectives, ideas, and backgrounds. Everyone is encouraged to apply. Here's to unlimited ideas, increased productivity, and innovative solutions!

Compiles payroll data to complete payroll cycles and maintain payroll records.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

* Compiles payroll data such as hours worked, time tracking, taxes, insurance, and garnishments to be withheld, and employee identification number, from time sheets and other records.
* Prepares computer input forms, enters data into computer files, or computes wages and deductions and posts to payroll records.
* Reviews wages computed and corrects errors to ensure accuracy of payroll.
* Records changes affecting net wages such as exemptions, insurance coverage, and loan payments for each employee to update master payroll records.
* Records data concerning transfer of employees between departments.
* Prorates expenses to be debited or credited to each department for cost accounting records.
* Prepares periodic reports of earnings, taxes, and deductions.
* Keeps records of leave pay and nontaxable wages.
* Prepares and issues paychecks.
* Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

What you need to get the job:

Minimum Requirements

* High School diploma or GED certificate.
* Two (2) years of progressive experience in a clerical or payroll capacity. Working knowledge of payroll procedures. General clerical aptitude.
* Above average organizational and communication skills. Ability to understand and carry out moderately complex oral and written instructions; to make minor decisions in accordance with rules and regulations as they apply to work problems; to maintain company records; and to meet and deal effectively with employees and inmates. Must be able to deal with people in a variety of changing and complex situations.
* Ability to prepare basic written reports.
* Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.

You'll spend most of your time in a comfortable office setting. You'll also have to:

* Occasionally lift, carry, push, or pull up to 40 lbs., bend, stoop, reach above shoulder level, climb, walk, and stand

Keywords: GEO Group Inc., El Centro , Payroll Clerk, Human Resources , El Centro, California

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