Human Resources / Payroll Clerk in Peoria, IL at MV Transportation

Date Posted: 11/20/2019

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Job Description

MV Transportation is seeking a motivated individual to join our team as a Human Resources / Payroll Clerk. The successful candidate possesses the ability to accurately prepare and process payroll and count transit fares daily, provide administrative assistance with employee file information, and prepare monthly reports for our client. This position will require working closely with the General Manager and Division Managers to ensure all project staff hours are processed effectively and efficiently.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Interview, hire and process new employees.
  • Maintain employee records.
  • Oversee open enrollment for insurance benefits.
  • Assist employees with questions regarding retirement plans, leave policies, wellness programs, and insurance policies such as health, life, and disability.
  • Enter all payroll information daily in appropriate software, making note of potential pay discrepancies and ensuring accuracy of employee time data.
  • Maintain accurate payroll template to ensure all hours are paid and accounted for.
  • Distribute paychecks on a bi-weekly basis.
  • Prepare daily and weekly reports for Operations Manager and General Manager comparing revenue hours and payroll hours to county specified hours.
  • Address employee concerns regarding hours worked, pay rates, taxes, garnishments, and paycheck discrepancies.
  • Ensure accuracy of payroll accounting in general ledger and monthly financial statements.
  • Provide timely updates to employees through memoranda and other means.
  • Count cash and ticket fares daily and ensure accuracy of reporting.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Talent Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Data entry, payroll processing, clerical experience.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Outlook.
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Ability to work independently and follow directions.
  • Professional appearance and demeanor.

MV Transportation is committed to as policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity and maintain employment statistics on applicants.

Where permissible under applicable state and local law, applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test and background check after receiving a conditional offer of employment.


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