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Co-op services Credit Union Payroll Specialist I in Des Moines, Iowa

The Opportunity

CO-OP Financial Services is bringing digital transformation to the credit union movement. We’re creating innovative technology solutions that help not-for-profit credit unions best serve their members and compete with the big banks. As a result, our world-class team is growing faster than ever! If you’re passionate about technology and want to be part of a purpose-driven organization, this is an exciting opportunity to provide real value and help shape the future of human-centered financial services.

Our Payroll team is relocating to Des Moines / Clive and we are seeking a talented Payroll Specialist I to perform tasks to establish and maintain employee/payroll records as well as payroll processing. Duties include checking and auditing timekeeping records for compliance with established standards, maintaining time and attendance records, approving direct deposit and tax forms, and miscellaneous changes.

What You Can Look Forward to

  • Process employee payroll data, time and attendance system, including but not limited to getting approval and updating payroll records.

  • Verify and process 401(k) deductions.

  • Process and transmit payroll to vendor, including verifying changes and review for errors.

  • Maintain employee entitlement balances.

  • Assist/support employees in regards to HR/Payroll inquiries.

  • Calculate wages, overtime and deductions to ensure compliance with Federal and State laws.

  • Create payroll reports using current HRIS report writer.

  • Process garnishments and support orders.

  • Responsible for reporting risks that are identified to the appropriate team and/or management. Additionally, responsible for managing, monitoring and reporting risks within the scope of your work area, to include, but not limited to Information Security risks.

  • Actively supports our CO-OP culture and embraces our core values of Work as Partners, Communicate Openly and Honestly, Demonstrate Excellence and Champion Change in all interactions.

What You’ll Need to Succeed

  • 2 years of experience in payroll processing and payroll changes or 3 years combination of payroll and human resources experience.

  • High school diploma or GED required.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office.

  • Understand and know payroll process as well as timesheet calculations.

  • Knowledge of payroll systems.

  • Knowledgeable and up to date with payroll laws and regulations affecting our company.

  • Understands accounting and general ledger processes.

  • Understand garnishments, levies, and support orders.

  • Spreadsheet and word processing skills.

  • Communication skills that demonstrate good command of words as well as pleasant telephone manner.

  • Operation of a personal computer using Microsoft Office.

  • Must be able to work with deadlines and prioritize workload.

  • Ability to provide excellent customer service to our customers.

  • Be able to be productive in a fast paced environment.

  • Strong attention to detail.

Why Join CO-OP?

You will be part of an organization that focuses on a strong culture and embodies the credit union movement philosophy of People Helping People. CO-OP’s commitment to reflecting our own core values and purpose extends beyond how we serve our clients and the products that we deliver. We are committed to understanding, attracting and engaging a diverse workforce where every employee can live up to their value; ensuring that our employee base reflects the consumers we serve. The result of this effort is an inclusive environment where diverse talent thrives.

With more than 35 years of industry leadership, CO-OP Financial Services is the largest, most comprehensive credit union service organization in the nation. CO-OP serves as THE credit union technology engine, bringing payments solutions, engagement services and strategic counsel to help credit unions optimize member experiences to consistently provide seamless, personalized multi-channel offerings, while delivering secure, sophisticated fraud mitigation service.

CO-OP serves more than 3,000 client credit unions, with 60 million debit and credit cardholders, nearly 30,000 surcharge-free ATMs and more than 5,600 shared branches nationwide. Our vast technological ecosystem facilitates more than 6.5 billion transactions every year and equips credit unions of all sizes to deepen member engagement and prosper in the fast-paced world of fintech.

The Perks

  • Fun, challenging and, collaborative work environment with passionate colleagues that care deeply about the intersection of technology and human-centered financial services.

  • Health benefits – medical, dental, & vision plus wellness programs and gym reimbursements.

  • 401K with generous company match.

  • Tuition reimbursement.

Req No.2019-4270

CategoryBusiness/Client Support