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Payroll Assistant

Company: Element Solutions Inc.
Location: Waterbury
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

Business Overview

Element Solutions Inc. (NYSE: ESI) is a leading specialty chemicals company whose operating businesses (see below) formulate a broad range of solutions that enhance the performance of products people use every day. Developed in multi-step technological processes, our innovative solutions enable our customers' manufacturing processes in several key segments, including electronic circuitry, communication infrastructure, automotive systems, industrial surface finishing, consumer packaging, and offshore energy.

Customers of ESI's businesses use our innovation as a competitive advantage, relying on ESI to help them navigate in fast-paced, high-growth markets. The breadth of ESI's offerings provides strong strategic value to the end markets they serve. With over 5,500 people in operating facilities across more than 50 countries, ESI has established a growing legacy of creating technological advances for customers around the globe. Our people and technical sales teams are located close to our key markets, allowing us to maintain strong customer relationships and accelerate our product innovation process.

Job Purpose

The payroll assistant is a full-time position that involves data entry and the processing of payroll on a weekly and bi-weekly basis. The role of the position is to ensure employees are paid accurately and in a timely manner, in accordance with federal and state regulations and internal guidelines for other payroll deductions.

Duties & Responsibilities:

* Process employee changes as necessary (tax withholding, direct deposit, liens and garnishments, etc.)
* Resolves payroll discrepancies by reviewing and analyzing information
* Responds and resolves payroll inquiries in a timely manner
* Maintains payroll operations by following policies and procedures
* Performs routine clerical duties which include copying, faxing, emailing and filing
* Updates various spreadsheets to maintain accurate records
* Create and run reports within payroll system
* Pre-screen W-2s annually to check for accuracy
* Maintains employee confidence and protects payroll operations by keeping information confidential
* Accomplishes related results for other duties as needed

Competencies

* Challenge
* Commit
* Collaborate
* Chose
* Care

Requirements/Experience:

* High School diploma or equivalent
* Must be proficient in MS Word and MS Excel
* Strong communication and organizational skills
* Knowledge of federal and state withholdings, garnishments, and other types of payroll deductions.
* Ability to meet tight deadlines in a fast paced environment
* At least 2 years in a payroll function preferably with multi-state experience
* Must pay close attention to detail
* APD workforce now experience is a plus

ESI Inc. is an E-Verify Company and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job applicant procedures. Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.

Nearest Major Market: New Haven

Nearest Secondary Market: Hartford

Keywords: Element Solutions Inc., Waterbury , Payroll Assistant, Human Resources , Waterbury, Connecticut

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