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Payroll Specialist 

EOE StatementAscentis is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Centered around our cultural norms, the Ascentis HR team is made up of driven HR Professionals who came to Ascentis to make an impact and help Ascentis grow by bringing in exceptional talent, creating an unsurpassed onboarding experience and building an engaging culture for all employees. As a Payroll Specialist, you will process multi-state payroll, provide payroll support to employees and assist in miscellaneous HR projects.

Cultural Norms:

What are the general responsibilities of the position?

  • Process biweekly multi-state payroll while providing Payroll/HRIS expertise and support, as it relates to processing payroll and updating employee records in our HRIS.
  • Assist with the administration of the day-to-day operations of the Human Resources department by handling information requests, providing ad hoc payroll reporting.
  • Process HR and payroll transactional events initiated by the business unit, employee self-service, or external sources (hires, terminations, taxes, deductions, retro pay, supplemental pay, manual checks, etc.)
  • Monitor and maintain controls related to check accuracy and data integrity.
  • Respond to garnishment inquiries, resolve tax filing issues.
  • Additional special projects: update HCM work comp coding, assist with FLSA audit, update state unemployment access.
Position Requirements

What are we looking for in a candidate?

  • Requires a working knowledge of payroll software packages to apply to Ascentis’ payroll and HCM software
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Proactive work style—you’re driven and considered a self-starter
  • Passionate about creating a great employee experience
  • Experience managing confidential information with tact and diplomacy
  • Comfortable with ambiguity
  • Exceptional verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to learn quickly and passion for continuous growth
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Possess working knowledge of MS Office
  • Flexibility and eagerness to participate in and/or lead ad hoc projects, as needed
  • Scrappiness, creativity, and a high level of personal integrity
Location Minneapolis  
About the Organization The Ascentis mission is to create innovative products that are easy to use for the often under-served mid-market that cover the full Human Capital Management (HCM) suite. This full suite approach combined with an amazing team equals success!

We at Ascentis firmly believe that a product is only as good as the people behind it. Whether it's platform development, technology maintenance, client support, product management, sales or operations, all of our employees see the direct impact of their work. As a leader and one of the fastest growing 'Software as a Service' (SaaS) companies in the Human Capital Management space, Ascentis focuses on hiring talented and motivated people from diverse backgrounds. If you want to channel your ambition and drive for success, you belong with Ascentis!

Ascentis has grown tremendously over the last 3 years. Recently, we announced a majority recapitalization by global growth equity investor Summit Partners. Summit invests across growth sectors of the global economy and has invested in more than 440 companies in technology, healthcare, life sciences and other growth industries. These companies have completed more than 140 public equity offerings. So, needless to say, we are all extremely excited with where we are headed!


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