Payroll Clerk – Kodiak, AK, US


Payroll Clerk – Kodiak, AK, US

Payroll Clerk

Department: Facilities Operations Management
Location: Kodiak, AK, US

NIKA is hiring for a Payroll Clerk to support all functions related to the payroll process for our program at USCG, Kodiak, AK!

Named a “Top Workplace” by the Washington Post, NIKA is a well-established company that is focused on growth within an entrepreneurial environment. We work with governments to operate and manage their real property. Our operations management, engineering, and project management services provide our customers with the value and expertise to ensure operational readiness for complex and mission-critical facilities.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Payroll Clerk will process multiple different payrolls on independent schedules; semi-monthly (non-union) and weekly (union), and ad hoc as necessary.
  • Ensure accuracy of payroll records by maintaining payroll systems with updates in employee status changes, tax withholdings, child support, wage garnishments, tax levies, benefit deductions, vacation, holiday, etc.
  • Prepare, reconcile, and submit all reports for Local Union benefits on a monthly basis and remit payments in timely manner.
  • Review timesheets for accuracy and timeliness.
  • Create and maintain reports in payroll system.
  • Prepare and remit federal, state and local payroll tax reports in a timely fashion.
  • Reconcile payroll and benefits journal entries as part of monthly close process.
  • Manage employee paid time off accruals and usage.
  • Communicate and align with Unanet and Accounting Team to ensure proper timing of all scheduled activities occur
  • Provide high level of internal customer service when resolving issues and answering payroll related questions of employees as applicable

Requirements and Essential Skills:

  • 3+ Years’ experience in payroll.
  • Demonstrated Unanet experience is highly desired.
  • Must be fluent in Excel and Microsoft Office knowledge.
  • Must have a high level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation.
  • Experience with CBA / DBA / SCA payroll is highly desired.
  • Communicate effectively with all members of staff regarding payroll.
  • Keep all information confidential, acting with definite tact and professionalism.

NIKA provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, NIKA takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.