Job: Payroll Specialist

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Job Description

Looking to make an impact? You’ve found the opportunity. At Lifewell, you’ll join a team passionate about providing hope, healing and health to the ones we serve. Our mission drives us, and you’ll see this in our desire to help others reach a balanced mental health lifestyle. We align our thinking on three values: person-centered, evidence-based and quality-driven. Just as much as we care for those we serve, we care for our employees. We provide career growth paths to encourage personal and professional development and flexible shifts so you can focus on what’s most important. Come alongside others to encourage self-value and hope. Come alongside us and watch lives change!

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under supervision of Controller, performs work in support of those providing services to an adult population composed of persons with substance-use disorders, SMI, dual-diagnoses and/or referred persons. Responsible for accurate and timely processing of agency’s payroll; providing assistance to the Finance Department including purchase order support and deposit support.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Processes bi-weekly payroll.
  • Reviews, tracks and approves reimbursement requests.
  • Reviews all changes processed by human resources, including new hires, terminations, pay changes, etc.
  • Processes terminations, including final checks.
  • Reviews and processes approved timecard and pay adjustments.
  • Prepares, reviews and provides to management various regular and ad-hoc payroll reports.
  • Prepares, reviews and submits multiple benefit files for each payroll.
  • Reviews, balances and completes deposits as requested.
  • Reviews and maintains open purchase orders.
  • Ensures applicable support is received and closes purchase orders.
  • Reviews and completes various TPT tax returns through AZ Department of Revenue.
  • Provides assistance during any and all audits relating to the Finance Department.
  • Provides assistance during the monthly financial close.
  • Works with various outside vendors to accomplish provided tasks.
  • Complies with state specific employment laws and requirements.
  • Complies and follows all company policies and procedures.
  • Participates in staff meetings, trainings and other activities as required.
  • Performs other duties as required and special projects as assigned.

Skills / Requirements


EDUCATION/LICENSE/CERTIFICATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • High School Diploma/GED and a minimum of three years experience processing payroll of significant size.
  • Some assignments require a current Arizona Driver License and a current satisfactory 39-month Motor Vehicle Record (MVR)
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Background Check
  • Minimum 1 year recovery from drugs and/or alcohol
  • Minimum typing speed of 35 wpm

Important Notes

Lifewell Behavioral Wellness is a non-profit behavioral healthcare agency prviding treatment, services and support for low-income clients diagnosed with serious mental illness (SMI), general mental health issues and substance abuse disorders. Lifewell offers residential, outpatient, community living and psychosocial rehabilitation programs which are client centerered  and adapted to address a broad range of needs.  Lifewell programs provide safe and supportive environments that foster recovery, healthy living  and personal growth for clients as they build on existing strenghts.



Locations


Valley-wide Locations
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Administration Offices
202 E Earll Drive
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Lifewellness Center Beryl
2505 W. Beryl Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85021
Lifewellness Center Mitchell
40 E. Mitchell
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Lifewellness Center Power
6915 E. Main Street
Mesa, AZ 85207
Lifewellness Center University
262 E. University
Mesa, AZ 85201
Mesa
East Valley
Mesa, AZ 85210
Phoenix
Central
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Valley-wide Locations
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Administration Offices
Lifewellness Center Beryl
Lifewellness Center Mitchell
Lifewellness Center Power
Lifewellness Center University
Mesa
Phoenix

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