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Specialist, Payroll

Apply Req ID: Req0924654 Date posted 02/11/2022
Specialist, Payroll

Dallas, United States of America


USA Job Function Description: Develops, evaluates, administers and maintains payroll systems and processes and benefits plans and programs. Ensures the accurate and timely payment of payroll and payroll-related charges are in compliance with internal policy and external regulations. Analyzes, audits, reconciles and resolves complex payroll processing and employee payroll issues to ensure smooth payroll processing. Provides counseling and information to employees and managers regarding benefits programs and policies. Evaluates and negotiates contracts with providers and works with external vendors to administer benefits systems and programs. Essential Functions/Responsibilty Statements: Calculates and processes biweekly and semi-monthly payroll for new hires, leaves of absence and terminated employees, as well as, manual adjustments to record accurate gross wage and tax information for W2 generation. Monitors payroll data integrity from HR system to ensure accurate payroll processing including retroactive salary adjustments, paid time off calculations and appropriate updates to pay related to standard hour changes. Oversees and participates in pre- and post-payroll auditing procedures and troubleshoots issues and implements corrective actions that eliminate the root cause of issues. Ensures compliance with all relevant state and federal payroll regulations regarding pay practices. Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education: H.S. Diploma Work Experience: 3-5 years ; Payroll administration or related field Skills and Abilities: Ability to handle sensitive information with the highest degree of integrity and confidentiality Position requires poise, tact and diplomacy Ability to interact and communicate with all levels of the organization, mindful of the culture and diversity of the audience Ability to prioritize tasks and handle numerous assignments simultaneously Demonstrated knowledge of federal and state payroll regulations and requirements Ability to prioritize in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment Technology savvy with Microsoft Office Suite, especially PowerPoint and Excel Diversity & EEO Statements: At Santander, we value and respect differences in our workforce and strive to increase the diversity of our teams. We actively encourage everyone to apply. Santander is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Working Conditions: Frequent Minimal physical effort such as sitting, standing and walking. Occassional moving and lifting equipment and furniture is required to support onsite and offsite meeting setup and teardown. Physically capable of lifting up to fifty pounds, able to bend, kneel, climb ladders. Employer Rights: Employer Rights:This job description does not list all of the job duties of the job. You may be asked by your supervisors or managers to perform other duties. You may be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in this job description. The employer has the right to revise this job description at any time. This job description is not a contract for employment and either you or the employer may terminate at any time for any reason.




High School (High School)


High School (High School) English

Primary Location: Dallas, Texas, United States of America

Other Locations: Texas-Dallas

Organization: Santander Consumer USA Inc.

As a part of our commitment to the health and safety of our employees and clients, we have implemented COVID-related health and safety requirements for our workforce. These requirements may include all or some combination of: disclosing your vaccination status, being fully vaccinated, regular testing, mask wearing and social distancing. As you go through our selection process, the requirements will be clearly disclosed to you.


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