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Payroll Clerk



Payroll Clerk

Join First Transit as a Payroll Clerk. The Payroll Clerk assists the General Manager in all aspects of the daily payroll function. This position is responsible for the completion of new employee profiles, payroll, benefits enrollments, and other clerical accounting functions. If you have the drive, confidence, and determination to succeed, we are looking for you!

First Transit is proud to offer:

  • $19.51- 20.58 / HR
  • Tremendous career advancement opportunities due to a strong presence across North America.
  • Benefits packages
  • A great work environment.

Payroll Clerk major responsibilities:

  • Process new employee files/records and submit to Finance Manager for approval. Once approved, submit all appropriate paperwork to region accounting office.
  • Calculate driver/staff payroll and input payroll information into the computer for processing. Accurately track attendance for permanent part-time employees. Maintain accurate driver seniority list.
  • Answer the phone and respond to customer inquiries. Distribute mail, prepare overnight packages, and maintain stamps and other mailing supplies. Order location's office supplies and maintain inventory.
  • Assist Finance Manager in accurately tracking OT for purposes of reducing/eliminating unnecessary and/or additional punch hours.
  • Verify all standard hours to reduce any additional driver hours.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Payroll Clerk requirements: 

  • High School diploma or equivalent. (Bachelor’s degree preferred. PHR certification a plus.)
  • Previous administrative experience.
  • Ability to type 40+ wpm
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite and Office 365
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent customer relations and interpersonal skills to communicate and cooperate with employees and all location managers
  • Strong attention to detail and total confidentiality
  • Prior experience working with confidential, sensitive information strongly preferred

First for a Reason   

Benefits  

We offer competitive compensation and benefits (which vary based on role, location, and business), including physical and mental health initiatives, medical/dental/vision, 401(k), and paid holiday/vacation.    

Diversity & Inclusion  

Because we’re stronger together, we aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We’re committed to providing an inclusive and diverse working environment for everyone every day.  

Professional Advancement  

Start here. Go far. We believe in promoting from within, which means tremendous opportunities for you, thanks to our strong presence across North America. In addition, our 18-month Aspiring Manager Program prepares future leaders at First Transit.  

Extensive Training  

Build skills and knowledge in such areas as safety and security, injury prevention, technology and equipment, and job efficiency.  

Community Service & Impact  

Go where opportunity meets community. Our customers are at the heart of everything we do. As the face of First Transit and First Vehicle Services in your community, you’ll have a positive impact on others. 

First Transit is a leading provider of transportation contract and management services, moving more than 350 million passengers annually. First Transit employs more than 19,500 dedicated transit professionals through fixed-route, paratransit, college/airport shuttle services and rail operations at more than 300 locations in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico. With a dedication to safety and outstanding customer service, First Transit sets itself apart from other providers in the industry.

We aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We strive to attract and retain a diverse workforce therefore all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. First is also committed to providing a drug-free workplace. For candidates applying to positions in San Francisco or Los Angeles California, First will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance or Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance. First is an equal opportunity employer and by doing so we will sustain and promote an inclusive culture that supports future growth for all.


 
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Location
55367 - MARTA
1040 Brady Ave NW, Atlanta, GA, United States, 30318
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  • Company:
    First Transit
  • Terms and Conditions Type:
    Full Time
  • City:
    Atlanta
  • State / Province:
    Georgia
  • Job Category:
    Operations Support
  • Location Contact Telephone Number:
    404-848-4271
  • Vacancy Number:
    43925
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