Payroll Specialist

Job Locations US-FL-West Palm Beach
Job ID
Full Time


We are currently seeking a seasoned Payroll Specialist to perform and shape the new function within our Accounting/Finance Division in our West Palm Beach, FL office.


At WGI, you will find talented, passionate associates providing exceptional service in collaborative, team-driven environments, all while having fun and enjoying the work they do. We work to stay ahead of the curve by investing in the latest tools and technology. As one of the nation’s top consulting firms, we consistently strive to promote efficiency, cultivate a culture our associates can proudly embrace, and empower our associates to advance their career growth at WGI, and beyond.


WGI is always looking for remarkable individuals to join our team and help us grow in our vision. If you think you are an innovative, self-motivated team-player, and want to shape your community, join our WGI team today!


WGI offers a complete Benefits package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, LTD & STD, Life Insurance, 401k with match, PTO, Holidays, HSA with company contribution, Pet insurance, and Employee assistance program.


  • Ensure the weekly approval and posting of employee time-sheets by internal deadline and provide quality control review of approved time-sheets.
  • Through coordination with Human Resources, establish/maintain employee records related to payroll; ensure that employee changes are entered correctly and made on a timely basis; review changes for proper authorization and adherence to company policy including compliance with federal/state/local regulations.
  • Submit bi-weekly payroll to third party payroll processing firm by deadlines to ensure timely pay biweekly.
  • Prepare requests for the transmission of non-tax payments to third parties (401k, HSA, FSA, garnishments, etc.)
  • Work with accounting team on preparation of payroll entries.
  • Support employee questions related to pay, deductions and vacation balances.
  • Keeps abreast of payroll processing system and changes in wage and tax laws.
  • Ensure proper pay and taxation of any special benefits such as moving, tuition, benefits, etc.
  • Register the company for withholding, unemployment, local taxes, etc. in any new states as needed.
  • Complete requests from regulatory agencies as needed.
  • Ensure timely filing by third party provider of all tax filings including annual W2s and 1095c.
  • Support accounting team in processing employee expense reports.
  • Support annual audits (401k, Workers Comp, etc.).
  • Ensure cross-training on critical payroll functions.


  • Associate degree in Business Administration/Finance required, Accounting degree preferred.
  • Three plus years in a Payroll position performing all payroll functions; three years additional payroll office experience in lieu of Associates degree.
  • Certified Payroll Professional credentials.
  • Multi-state payroll processing experience.
  • Strong skills using and understanding the flow of transactions in an integrated and automated payroll accounting system.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise extreme discretion.
  • Excellent problem solving/judgment skills, and high level of attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong organizational skills, and the ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks and meet all deadlines.
  • Ceridian Dayforce desired. Knowlede of BST is strong plus.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis. We are unable to sponsor or take over the sponsorship of employment visas

If you have what it takes to join our growing organization and want to be part of a dedicated team, please apply today. In return, WGI provides a competitive salary and an outstanding work environment. WGI is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.


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