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Payroll Specialist - Remote

Company: Sound Inpatient Physicians
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Job Description:

About Sound:

Sound Physicians is a leading physician partner to hospitals, health plans, physician groups, and post-acute providers seeking to transform outcomes for acute episodes of care. For 20 years our high-performing and affordable care models have combined physician leadership, clinical process, technology and analytics to consistently improve clinical and financial performance. We are pioneers in value, working together with our partners and community providers to bridge gaps in care, from hospital to home.

Sound Physicians offers a competitive benefits package inclusive of the items below, and more:

* Medical insurance, Dental insurance and Vision insurance
* Health care and dependent care flexible spending account
* 401(k) retirement savings plan with a company match
* Paid time off (PTO) begins accruing immediately upon start date at a rate of 15 days per year, in accordance with Sound's PTO policy
* Ten company-paid holidays per year

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Payroll Specialist is responsible for accurate computation and execution of monthly and semi-monthly and other periodic compensation transactions. Able to communicate effectively and resolve colleague's questions with consistently demonstrated service excellence.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Coordinate with Human Resources and Physician Services as necessary for initial processing of newly hired colleagues.
* Maintain colleague compensation files.
* Coordinate documentation processing for terminated colleagues.
* Review scheduling, shift assignment and revenue reports from operating units supporting payroll compensation.
* Coordinate with operating units to assure timely and accurate submission of information.
* Perform compensation calculations in time for scheduled pay dates.
* Perform timely inputs and review within payroll processing service to submit accurate payrolls.
* Maintain and review criteria for bonus determination; document and report bonus determinations.
* Maintain and review documentation for colleague advances and other transactions.
* Maintain and review documentation for levies, garnishments and similar transactions.
* Research and resolve various tax questions with payroll service.
* Research and resolve colleague's compensation questions to colleague's satisfaction in a service oriented manner.
* Advise management about general and specific issues regarding compensation payments, particularly those issues related to perceptions of communication with colleagues.
* Perform other related duties and special projects as assigned by manager.

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, TRAINING, OR SPECIAL LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS NEEDED TO PERFORM YOUR JOB:

* Attention to detail and accuracy
* Excellent personal organizational abilities
* Excellent oral communication, good written communication skills
* Demonstrated service excellence (both internal and external customers)
* Able to handle confidential material in a professional manner
* Ability to interact and communicate with individuals at all levels of organization
* Strong interpersonal skills to handle sensitive situations and confidential information. Position continually requires demonstrated poise, tact, diplomacy, and good judgment.
* Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, comfortable with other MS Office Suite applications
* Knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, including COBRA, ERISA, HIPAA and FMLA and local taxes helpful.

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:

Education Minimum:

College-level tax, business or accounting courses desirable

Experience Minimum:

At least 3 years compensation processing experience.

Preferred: 3+ years in compensation experience in $25mm or larger organization with multiple business locations and operating units, in physician management or healthcare field

SPECIAL JOB OR ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

* Indoor office environment
* Occasional work requirements on weekends or beyond normal daytime work hours associated with month-end closings (once monthly)

OTHER PHYSICAL AND/OR SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS ABOUT YOUR JOB:

* Sitting at desk for up to eight hours (w/breaks)
* Working on computer for up to eight hours (w/breaks)
* Moving/lifting file boxes (up to 25 lbs.)
* Climbing stairs in 4-level office environment

To be considered for employment, where permitted by applicable law (including any applicable reasonable accommodation, medical or religious exemption), candidates must be two weeks post full COVID-19 vaccination by start date.

Keywords: Sound Inpatient Physicians, Tacoma , Payroll Specialist - Remote, Human Resources , Tacoma, Washington

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