Payroll Specialist

  • Location
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Payroll / Benefits
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
  • Salary:
    $ 40000 - $ 50000

Parker + Lynch is recruiting for a Payroll & HR Specialist to support the Finance and Human Resources teams.  The position is located in Albuquerque New Mexico area and is working full time in the office.  Our client has 200 employees, the majority of which are located in New Mexico.  Payroll is multi-state.  This is a newly created position based on a recent retirement.  This team fully process payroll internally using Paylocity.  You will report to the Assistant Controller and work closely with Human Resources.   Competitive comprehensive benefits are offer which includes health, dental, vision, PTO, paid holidays, and 401k match.


  • Full cycle payroll experience in a fast-paced environment
  • multi-state, multi-company, exempt and non-exempt
  • Benefit administration, ability to answer questions for employees and make system updates
  • Understanding of payroll taxes to properly review and update employee files
  • Strong organization skills, attention to detail and follow through to resolve any outstanding issues
  • Strong time management skills
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Provide general HR information regarding payroll, benefits and company policies and procedures
  • Responsibilities:

  • Process payroll and prepare work schedules to ensure appropriate coverage
  • Provide guidance to and shares knowledge with colleagues/team members related to payroll and human resources
  • Identify process improvement initiatives and define standards for new processes
  • Cover for team members in a back-up role for vacation and/or high-volume work efforts
  • Experience Requirements:

  • 5+ years of full cycle payroll experience
  • 2+ years of internal customer service skills
  • 2+ years of general human resources experience
  • Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance or accounting desired, will substitute experience for education
  • Pay Rate: $40 – 50k/year

    Work Hours: 8am to 5pm, 40 hours a week 

    Employment Type: Direct Hire/Permanent

    If this Payroll Specialist job in Albuquerque, NM sounds like one that interests you, apply today! For immediate consideration for this role, or any other accounting and finance roles in Albuquerque, please apply online and send your resume in a Word document to

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