Payroll Clerk - Yakima, WA

Employer: Virginia Mason Memorial

Job Description:
Assists in the administration of payroll in correlation with the written policies of Virginia Mason Memorial, statutes enacted by Washington State, and Federal Regulatory Agencies and Contractual agreements with labor organizations.

Accurately processes and prepares payroll direct deposits (and checks when needed) for semi- monthly and biweekly payroll for the Virginia Mason Memorial. This includes, but is not limited to, handling questions or problems, processing supplemental payroll checks, making necessary corrections, processing garnishments, etc. Maintains familiarity with tax preparation and auditing, including quarterly and annual payroll reports. Maintains payroll interfaces to various hospital and outpatient systems and reporting as needed. Complies with organization and accounting policies and standards to assist in successful operations of the department. Inputs data, timekeeping details and personnel information into payroll system to maintain accurate and up-to-date records as needed. Prepares a variety of payroll/personnel related forms, memos, reports, and other correspondence as needed. Analyzes and interprets computer reports, in order to respond to employee payroll problems and discrepancies. Provides information to employees and other departmental staff regarding routine timekeeping and payroll inquires as needed. Handles staff confidence and safeguard payroll transactions by ensuring confidentiality of information. Accurately prepares daily deposit and cash flow spreadsheet for hospital administration.

Education: High School diploma or GED equivalent required. Associate’s degree in Accounting preferred.
Experience: Two years of payroll experience preferred. Experience with HRIS systems preferred. Ability to use financial software, interfaces and spreadsheets required. Experience with CBA’s preferred. Experience with Microsoft Office required. Credible understanding of State and Federal garnishments, withholding and other payroll deductions required.

Virginia Mason Memorial, part of the Virginia Mason Health System, is made up of a 226-bed hospital as well as 20+ primary care and specialty care practices/services. We are a nonprofit community hospital that has served Central Washington's Yakima Valley for more than 60 years. We are seeking remarkable employees with a passion for patients and customer service to add to our growing team!

We offer a three-tier benefit plan including medical, dental, vision coverage, plus a generous 401K plan (with matching!), life insurance options, competitive compensation, an employee wellness clinic and leadership development and education.

Why do we do what we do? As the region’s leading health care provider and Yakima’s largest employer, we believe that by improving health, we can transform Yakima! Our vision is to "create healthy communities one person at a time." This means that each member of our award-winning team works to provide our patients, and their families, with the best medical and individual care possible. We work together to demonstrate our values of Respect, Accountability, Teamwork, Stewardship, and Innovation for everyone who walks through our doors, patients and coworkers alike. We would love to hear from you!

“Virginia Mason Memorial provides reasonable accommodations to assist qualified individuals in order to perform the essential duties/requirements their job requires. The description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements and serves as merely a summary rather than a complete listing of duties. Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities, and working conditions may change as needs evolve. This job description does not constitute a contract as employment is at will.”

Contact Person:
Location: Yakima, WA
Application Method: Online
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on July 10, 2019
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