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Payroll Administrator II

Payroll Administrator II

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This position is responsible for the accurate and timely preparation and disbursement of payroll for assigned centers.



  • Adherence to SYKES policies on ethics and integrity

  • Performs a wide variety of record keeping and payroll processing activities, including computing wage and overtime payments, calculating and recording payroll deductions, processing requests for paycheck advances and vacation payouts, processing terminations, calculating military and jury duty pay, processing garnishments and levies.
  • Inspects automated system output such as registers, time record reports and other standard system reports, determining out-of-balance conditions and correcting errors, gathering payroll data for inclusion in tax filing preparation.
  • Garnishment Administration; process and monitor garnishment orders to include letters, inquires and file maintenance.
  • Audits payroll input to ensure compliance with company policy and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.
  • Performs work to ensure employees are paid on time and their paychecks are accurate.
  • Screens time worked inputs for calculating, coding, or other errors. Coordinates resolution of potential problem with sites.
  • Performs action necessary to determine pay and deductions including Federal and State taxes, insurance, retirement, savings and other deductions.
  • Maintains accurate payroll records of internal balancing and auditing procedures to reduce the possibility of payroll errors and company liability.
  • Administers payroll related functions including, but not limited to, 401(K), tuition reimbursements, United Way, etc.
  • Works closely with HR department to ensure correct data entry.
  • Responds to requests for employment verification.
  • Creates, updates and maintains Payroll process flows.
  • Assists in research and process of unclaimed payroll checks.
  • Ensures accurate application of Sykes payroll policies and procedures.
  • May perform other duties as needed.



Associate’s degree and 3+ years’ of payroll experience for a multistate employer with multiple locations. Experience with ADP or Ceridian HR/Payroll system and Kronos a plus.



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.


  • Knowledge of the applicable State and Federal laws, Wage and Hour laws, HR policy and program provisions, and administrative procedures is a plus.
  • Knowledge of garnishment administration to include compliance.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and ensure accuracy with highly confidential information.
  • Discretion and confidentiality required.
  • PC skills (email, Word, Excel)
  • Ability to type and operate a 10-key
  • Team player



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to speak and listen.  The employee frequently is required to sit.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.



Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated is firmly committed to conducting business in compliance with the letter and spirit of the law and other accepted standards of business conduct as reflected in the company's policies. SYKES is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer.  SYKES is committed to selecting, developing, and rewarding the best person for the job based on the requirements of the work to be performed and without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability/handicap, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity and expression, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. EEO.



The preceding position description has been designed to indicate the general nature of work performed; the level of knowledge and skills typically required; and usual working conditions of this position. It is not designed to contain, or be interpreted as, a comprehensive listing of all requirements or responsibilities that may be required by employees in this position.