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Payroll Specialist II

Company: Discount Tire
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:


Here at Discount Tire, we celebrate the spirit of our people with extraordinary pride and enthusiasm. Our business has been growing for more than 60 years and now is the best time in our history to join us. We are opening more locations every year and we are always looking for qualified individuals to join us in our growth. We are a company that promotes from within, both in our retail and corporate operations.

Under general supervision, compiles and processes full-cycle, multi-state, high-volume weekly payroll in accordance with Company standards and procedures and applicable federal, state and local regulations. Maintains accurate payroll records and related documentation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Compiles and processes all weekly payroll data for multiple states in a timely and accurate manner; including gathering and reviewing all paid hours prior to processing payroll through time and attendance system.
  • Processes changes affecting payroll including, but not limited to, tax withholdings, direct deposit information, tire, wheel and clothing charges within the Human Capital Management (HCM) system.
  • Processes adjustments to pay changes, tax changes, benefit changes and direct deposit changes within the HCM system.
  • Prepares bonus checks under the guidance of payroll management.
  • Verifies gifts and/or bonus amounts.
  • Reviews wages and other payroll information for accuracy, researches discrepancies and corrects errors.
  • Prepares final checks.
  • Compiles and analyzes audits, including, but not limited to, periodic hour reports, earnings, taxes, deductions and electronic timecards; provides input for new and/or revised audits.
  • Researches, troubleshoots and resolves uncashed paychecks, deductions and other payroll related matters.
  • Serves as a liaison to banks when stopping payments, tracking direct deposits and processing bank exceptions.
  • Communicates with stores and regions regarding payroll adjustments.
  • Evaluates escalated issues for resolution or the need for further review; takes necessary action.
  • Ensures accurate electronic and paper payroll files and other record keeping is maintained.
  • Ensures the proper and timely distribution of paychecks.
  • Participates in issuing annual W-2 documents and provides duplicates as requested.
  • Researches quarterly and annual tax exceptions, identifies additional audit opportunities.
  • Maintains knowledge of legal requirements and regulations affecting payroll; ensures practices, procedures and reporting are in compliance.
  • Coaches and mentors Payroll Specialist I.
  • Stays current on the latest industry technologies, trends and strategies.
  • Assists employees, vendors and customers by answering questions related to payroll.
  • Completes work in a timely and accurate manner while providing exceptional customer service.
  • Other duties as assigned.

    • This position requires a minimum of five years progressive in-house payroll experience, including experience with multi-state payroll.
    • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel is required.
    • Workday or other HCM system experience is required.
    • Kronos or other time and attendance system experience is required.
    • Excellent collaboration and relationship building skills are required.
    • The ability to work efficiently under pressure, accurately meet deadlines, present a professional demeanor and work well independently is essential.
    • Must be able to clearly communicate both verbally and in writing.
    • Customer service skills including the ability to manage and respond to different customer situations while maintaining a positive and friendly attitude is essential.
    • Proven ability to motivate self and others is necessary.
    • The ability to work within a team and serve as a trusted expert for assigned duties is crucial. Strong attention to detail with proven mathematical skills is crucial.
    • In addition, troubleshooting, organizational and problem solving skills with a can-do attitude and the ability to adjust to changing requirements are essential.
    • Maintaining confidentiality, treating others with respect and upholding Company values is key.

      Education Requirements:

      This position requires a high school diploma or GED. Additional college level accounting or business-related classes are preferred.

      Discount Tire provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.



Keywords: Discount Tire, Scottsdale , Payroll Specialist II, Human Resources , Scottsdale, Arizona

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