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Payroll Specialist

Company: Rekor Systems Inc
Location: Columbia
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

This is a hybrid role, with on-site time at our office in Columbia, MD.
Intelligence Driven Innovation.

Rekor Systems, Inc., (NASDAQ: REKR) is a trusted global authority in the development and implementation of intelligent infrastructure focused on addressing critical challenges across public safety, transportation management, and urban mobility markets. We believe that the intelligent infrastructure industry is at the epicenter of converging forces that will drive profound changes in the way government agencies, law enforcement and businesses operate and collaborate today and in the future. With our 'Rekor One' roadway intelligence engine as our foundation, we collect and transform raw data into actionable insights that gives governments and businesses a comprehensive picture of roadways, vehicles, pedestrians, traffic, incidents, while providing an intuitive environment that makes collaboration across teams and organizations easy. Rekor leverages computer vision, machine learning, and big data analytics to drive AI-enabled IoT solutions ('AIoT') on the edge of the network with unparalleled speed, accuracy, and agility. With our disruptive AI-powered technology, integrated hardware and software solutions, and state of the art machine learning models, we deliver actionable insights and transformative impact that increase roadway safety, efficiency, and sustainability for our customers and citizens, while enabling safer, smarter, greener, and more equitable cities and communities.
Our employees represent the best and smartest top talent in our industry, and we select individuals to be a part of our team who help to define our culture and success. Rekor's Values and Leadership Principals are: People First, Customer Success, Earn Trust, Deliver Impact and Think Big and Bold! Learn more by visiting www.rekor.ai .
Position Summary
Rekor's Payroll Specialist is responsible for all input and verification of employee data to support on and off-cycle payrolls. Specific duties include but are not limited to: performing bi-weekly review of payroll data to ensure items like garnishments, time data, pay adjustments, benefit and general deductions are computed correctly, reviewing withholding information (employee and employer taxes) and preparation of various remittances like commissions and bonuses, and resolution of payroll issues and concerns. The ideal candidate will serve as the organization's expert on all payroll related items.
The Contribution:
Lead, manage, enter, maintain and process all US payroll for an organization of 300+ employees; ensure all employee payroll transactions are processed accurately and timely.
Process prior quarter/prior year tax adjustments as needed
Understand various types of garnishments and calculations that employees may have to ensure compliance.
Assist the Finance with audits to provide payroll record reports as well as general reconciliations to 941 and W2 documentation
Setup new codes for the General Ledger Map Interface
Responsible for biweekly/monthly/quarterly importing of payroll journal entries into our accounting system, Sage Intacct, and perform reconciliation within the ADP ledger
Process and validate special payments such as one-time bonuses and monthly commissions
Review timecard data to verify accuracy and check for any outliers
Facilitate and respond to general questions from employees related to payroll, pay-related inquiries, wage deductions, PTO accruals, benefits, etc. with professionalism, effective communication, and discretion.
Understand the taxation of employer paid benefits, employee pre-tax deductions, and earnings with specific taxation methods.
Ability to identify and encourage continuous improvement measures relating to procedures, processes, and standardization within the team.
Maintain state and local tax registrations
Communicate and partner with our payroll provider, ADP, to resolve issues
Ideal Profile:
A highly energetic and customer focused individual who is knowledgeable about and/or interested in the transportation technology industry and business savvy to deliver state of the art cutting edge technology solutions for our customers. You're looking for a progressive, entrepreneurial, fast paced, vibrant, flexible working environment where you can pursue your career interests and achieve your full potential. You bring to the organization the following competencies:
Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or a related field preferred
3-5 years of experience being accountable for the payroll function for a 300+ employee population
Prior experience running payroll in ADP. Experience with using Sage Intacct and Clock Shark is a plus
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Experience meeting deadlines
Understanding of Federal, State and Local employment tax laws and regulations
Communicates well both verbally and in writing with all levels of roles across organization
Demonstrates cross-cultural sensitivity in a globally diverse company
Strong attention to details and follow-through on assigned tasks and commitments
Strong organizational skills - you can effectively disseminate information in a clear manner

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Keywords: Rekor Systems Inc, Baltimore , Payroll Specialist, Accounting, Auditing , Columbia, Maryland

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