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Payroll Specialist II (US Remote Work Eligible)

Edward D. Jones & Co., L.P (HO)
St Louis, MO 63103 Work Remotely
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At Edward Jones, we help clients achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. To ensure a personal client experience, we have located our 14,000+ branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work.

A typical branch office has one financial advisor who meets with clients face-to-face and one branch office administrator who enhances the team's ability to build deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis and Tempe provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. Edward Jones currently has more branch offices than any other financial services firm, and we continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors.
Responsible for Payroll Processing (U.S. and Canadian operations) computing wage and overtime earnings, calculating and recording payroll deductions, processing adjustments for terminations, leaves of absence, and garnishments, and ultimately finalizing net pay for checks and direct deposits in accordance with the Fair Labor Standards Act and other regulatory statues. Other responsibilities include:
* *Tax & Compliance* Verifying appropriate tax calculations and supporting the preparation and filing of tax reports
* *Controls* Reviewing automated audit controls, creating and posting payroll journal entries, and reconciling out-of-balance journal entries.
* *Service* Responding to individual inquiries regarding payroll issues or concerns
* *Process Improvements* Identifying opportunities, recommending design changes, and supporting system testing and execution
* *Teamwork* Partnering with associates inside and outside of the department to resolve short-term issues and to move the team towards its long-term goals
* *Development * Supporting an environment which emphasizes a growth mindset, elevating the capabilities of all individuals on the team through self-development and training of other team members

* Education/Certification
* *Degree* College Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business preferred
* *Experience * At least 3-5 years of Payroll work experience
* *Certifications (one or more preferred)*
* U.S. Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) or Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC)
* Canada Payroll Compliance Practioner (PCP)

* *Technical* Excel skills required; PeopleSoft and time & labor system experience preferred

* Other
* *Problem Solving* Ability to analyze specific payroll situations, collaborate with impacted areas (as applicable), identify relevant issues, and apply appropriate solutions.
* *Decision Making* Ability to follow established guidelines, protocols, and policies while addressing simple, non-routine and medium risk decisions independently and more complicated issues with the support of the area's leader.
* *Span of Influence* Although the position does not have supervisory responsibility for any other associates, it requires the ability to handle payroll's broad span of influence which comes with handling confidential compensation information for every associate in the US and Canada.

* FORTUNE 2020 Edward Jones was named No. 7 on the 2020 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For list.
* From FORTUNE 2020 FORTUNE Media IP Limited. All rights reserved. Used under license. FORTUNE and FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For are registered trademarks of Fortune Media IP Limited and are used under license. FORTUNE and Fortune Media IP Limited are not affiliated with, and do not endorse products or services of, Edward Jones Investments.

* Edward Jones Ranked No. 6 of the 100 best workplaces for millennials by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE Magazine.
* 2020 Corporate Equality Index Edward Jones joins the ranks of 680 major U.S businesses that received top marks in the HRC Foundations 18th Annual Scorecard on LBGTQ Workplace Equality
* Edward Jones named a top company for training, ranking No. 25 on Training magazine's 2020 Training Top 125 list the highest ranking among the financial-services industry!
* Financial services firm Edward Jones has been named one of the 2019 Best Workplaces for Parents by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE magazine. The firm ranked No. 5 on the list of 50 companies, up two spots from last year.
* The Best Workplaces for Parents list is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE based on employee feedback from Great Place to Work-Certified organizations. Edward Jones ranked No. 7 on the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work for in 2019 list, the firms 20th appearance on the list. The firm also was ranked the No. 1 Best Workplace in Financial Services & Insurance and the No. 6 Best Workplace for Millennials by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE.

Edward Jones does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
At Edward Jones, we value and respect our associates and their contributions, and we recognize individual efforts through a rewards program that promotes a long-term career, financial security and well-being. [Visit our career site](https://careers.edwardjones.com/compensation-and-values/) to learn more about our total compensation approach, which in addition to base salary, typically includes benefits, bonuses and profit sharing. The salary range for this role is based on national data and actual pay is based on skills, experience, education, and other relevant factors for a potential new associate:
Posted: 2021-07-14 Expires: 2021-08-23
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