Payroll Specialist

Vensure Employer Services  

(Accounting and Finance)

 • Milwaukee, WI USA

Job Details



Are you ready to join a team of kick a** HR sidekicks? At EmPower HR, we are looking for dreamers, adventurers, creators, givers and believers to seek career opportunities with us.

Hybrid work schedule (Remote/Office)

EmPower HR is looking to grow our team with self-motivated, thoughtful, smart and successful colleagues. Currently we have an opening for a Payroll Specialist who will be a direct point of contact working with multiple clients as well as their employees. The role will include taking on tasks such as making client and employee level changes, processing payroll from start to finish and providing excellent customer service.

What are the benefits of working for EmPower HR?

  • Solutions focused working independently or as part of the team
  • Knowledge of the intricacies of each client enabling a true partnership
  • Deliver what matters the most to our clients through authentic connections and relentless accountability
  • Contribute to a collaborative fast-paced team environment focused on excellence at all levels.
  • Be a strong team player with a proactive approach and the ability to take initiative with discretion and judgment
  • Excellent Benefits and advancement opportunities
  • Competitive PTO packages and paid holidays

\*\*Primary Responsibilities for Payroll Specialist:\*\*
  • Monitor each client’s unique payroll calendar to process time & attendance data into the payroll system while consistently meeting deadlines each payroll cycle
  • Manage daily work-flow to ensure all processing occurs accurately, timely and compliantly
  • Provide ongoing client and employee support via phone and email regarding payroll and benefits administration
  • Process and verify indicative data including but not limited to new hire paperwork, benefit enrollments, benefit terminations, tax elections, voluntary deductions, wage attachments, employee terminations and compensation adjustments
  • Process and audit employee and employer specific benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA, HSA, Voluntary Life, STD, LTD and additional ancillary benefits
  • Complete full pay cycle reconciliations utilizing internal audit methods and resources
  • Audit a wide range of personnel action forms and payroll documents
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About Us

With EmPower HR, we’ll take care of the day-to-day responsibilities of being an employer, so you can get to the reason you’re in business. We provide HR Consulting, Risk Management and Compliance, HR Administration and Payroll, and Employee Benefits. With customized solutions, we continue to deliver what matters most to our clients.

Why Us

At EmPower HR, it begins with empowering our employees. Every employee, at every level of the company, is expected to perform like a leader. Everyone is encouraged and expected to put the needs of each other above everything else. No one here just “does their job” The mission is to create the absolute best experiences. This emphasis on putting people first has helped us successfully grow for the right reasons. We have developed an environment that attracts dreamers, adventurers, creators, givers and believers to seek career opportunities with us. We find people who believe that true happiness is only found in the service of others. We want high-performers with diverse skill-sets and big hearts. We treat each other as family and find that close collaboration creates the biggest ideas.

Education Level:

Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience.

Must Haves

  • 3+ yrs of payroll processing experience
  • Payroll related software experience
  • MS Office Suite
  • Solutions focused
  • Excellent communications

Good To Have

  • Payroll Professional Certification a plus


Milwaukee, WI

Compensation Range

¤0.00 - ¤0.00  Hourly


  • Healthcare
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401(k)
  • Education Assistance
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Sick Days
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
  • Health Savings Accounts (HSAs)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-term Disability
  • Short-term Disability
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