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Payroll Specialist I

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CAH Birmingham, AL - Birmingham, AL


  • Prepare semi-monthly payroll processing and prepare related journal entries for input into EPIC
  • Assist Payroll Specialist II in maintaining Paycom, including updating salary/bonus information, stock compensation, and forgivable loans to ensure proper W2 recording, adding garnishments, and preparing manual checks as needed
  • Review timecards to determine they are complete and notify managers if not
  • Review vacation requests to determine that all have been properly approved and contact managers if not
  • Weekly monitoring of timecards and time off requests in Paycom to make sure the requests are being approved
  • Auditing of Vacation, PTO & Vacation Rollover hours
  • Weekly emails to employees notifying them of their Birthday Time off & setting up the Birthday Time Profile in Paycom
  • Assist the Payroll Specialist II in liaising with 401k provider and the Company
  • Prepare the 401(k) employee contributions online to Newport Group on a semi-monthly basis
  • Process 401k loans, distribution and rollover requests from employees as needed
  • Prepare journal entries for company benefit bills that HR pays online
  • Submit HSA employee and/or employer contributions to Optum via upload files to website
  • Answer employee questions on benefit and payroll related information
  • Record BCBS Weekly Claims Invoice received via email and transfer funds to Paradigm account
  • Record Cafeteria spending account disbursements received via email and manage funding on PNC Bank
  • Record Partners / MGU reimbursements
  • Reconcile United Way deductions & pay bill
  • Pay Legal Shield Bill
  • Record Employer Medical expense allocation monthly
  • Enter ACH, Wires & transfer of funds on bank as needed
  • Set up transfers for employee medical payroll deductions to Paradigm account & record entries in EPIC monthly
  • Set up transfers employee Cafeteria payroll deductions to PNC account & record entries in EPIC monthly
  • Processing Alabama Quarterly Worksite reports
  • Provide Paycom reports as requested


  • High School Diploma is required
  • Practical Payroll experience of 2-5 years is required