• Payroll Specialist

    Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
    Req #
    Human Resources
    Location Name
    (HTH) Dallas, TX - Republic Center
    M-F 8am-5pm
    Company Name
  • Job Summary

    Under the direction of the Payroll Manager, the Payroll Specialist is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the assigned payroll service delivery group. Will reconcile accruals, process personnel changes and terminations relating to payroll. Additional key responsibilities include documenting payroll procedures and ensuring payroll compliance with applicable state and federal wage laws.


    Essential Functions

    • Process bi-weekly and semi-monthly payroll, manage workflow and process bi-weekly and semi-monthly timesheets to ensure all payroll transactions are processed accurately and timely.
    • Process payroll changes: Pay changes, Job changes, terminations, internal transfers, garnishments, manual checks, leave request, various payroll deductions etc.
    • Responsible to be the backup & cross train for other positions within the payroll department.
    • Implement adequate controls to achieve an error free payroll and detect discrepancies before they appear on the employee’s paycheck.
    • Generate a variety of routine and ad-hoc reports relating to payroll, time and paid leave etc.

    Job Requirements

    • Ability to work under strict deadlines.
    • Must have strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks while paying close attention to details.
    • Ability to identify issues and recommend solutions.
    • Must be able to effectively work with several internal and external partners.
    • Ability to think independently and stay abreast of payroll trends, legislative and regulatory requirements.
    • Good knowledge of federal regulations relating to payroll such as Fair Labor Standards Act, Social Security and Federal taxes. Advanced knowledge of fringe benefits and payroll taxes.
    • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
    • High School degree plus at least 3 years’ equivalent work experience.

    About the Company

    Founded in 1998 and headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Hilltop Holdings offers a diverse range of financial services through its four primary subsidiaries, PlainsCapital Bank, PrimeLending, HilltopSecurities, and National Lloyds Corporation. PlainsCapital Bank is a leading commercial bank with locations throughout Texas. PrimeLending is a national mortgage provider focused on purchase mortgage originations. HilltopSecurities provides financial advisory, clearing, retail brokerage, and other investment banking services. National Lloyds Corporation is a niche property and casualty underwriter focused on homeowners insurance for low value dwellings. Hilltop Holdings seeks to build the premier Texas-based diversified financial services holding company through acquisitions and organic growth.  To learn more, please visit www.hilltop-holdings.com.


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