Payroll Clerk
Grandview, TX 
Posted 20 days ago
Job Description

The Corporate Payroll Administrator is responsible is responsible for partnering with the Operations to pay our employees efficiently and accurately.

Works under general supervision; relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform functions of the job; some level of discretion or judgment is required.

  • Performs tasks to establish and maintain employee / payroll records.
  • Checking and auditing timekeeping and attendance records for compliance with established standards
  • Calculates wage and overtime payments.
  • Calculates and records payroll deductions.
  • Review & audit payroll output such as registers and standard reports, determining and correcting out of balance conditions.
  • Provide front line system support for the time and attendance system.
  • Analyze and troubleshoot payroll issues with the plant.
  • Enters employee information into the payroll system.
  • Prepares various reports and maintains files as required.
  • Assists Plant Administrators with various requests.
  • Manage various projects as assigned.
  • Performs other duties as required

Knowledge Required

  • Minimum of high school graduate; bachelor's degree in business, or related area is preferred
  • Minimum one year of experience in payroll administration
  • Proficiency in the use of computer and business related software, including Microsoft applications (Excel, Word and Outlook)
  • Working knowledge of ADP HR/Payroll and Empower HR/Payroll systems preferred

Skills and abilities

  • Proficiency in the use of the English language in reading, writing and speaking; ability to speak, read and understand Spanish is a plus
  • Proficiency in payroll calculations
  • Ability to maintain and safeguard confidential and sensitive information
  • Ability to successfully communicate with all organizational levels
  • Ability to manage conflict
  • Ability to communicate clearly via phone and email with plant administrators and co-workers
  • Ability to use various office equipment (computer, scanner, etc)
  • Ability to work hours mandated by management
  • Ability to pass a drug test


  • Self-managing
  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic
  • Good interpersonal skills and good communicator
  • Strong organization skills and detail oriented
  • Be a team player and support the Company's goals
  • Conducts himself/herself in a professional manner

Universal Forest Products and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1+ years
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