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Williams-Sonoma Inc.'s Supply Chain organization is the backbone of our company. Our Distribution Centers serve as vital connections between factories and our retail, online and mail-order customers around the world. We also own and operate a growing manufacturing base right here in the United States, proudly producing nearly all of the upholstered furniture and much of the lighting sold through our brands. The Supply Chain environment is dynamic and fast-paced, and the network is expanding rapidly. If you are an expert in global logistics, manufacturing, engineering, transportation, finance, human resources, or home delivery and have a passion for quality and customer service, our Supply Chain Organization may just be the place for you.
Openings >> HR Specialist - Payroll
HR Specialist - Payroll
Title:HR Specialist - Payroll
Location:Olive Branch, MS
STATUS: 1 Full-Time, Non-Exempt Position
SHIFT: Monday - Friday | 8:00am - 5:00pm

  • Coordinates the daily operation of the DC’s (Global Supply Chain) payroll system; reviews all additions, deletions and changes in Kronos for accuracy.
  • Investigates employee complaints concerning direct deposit/pay card accounts by researching payroll documents and following up with the associate.
  • Prepares weekly payroll for non-exempt associates and bi-weekly payroll for exempt associates.
  • Entering of the weekly associate incentive programs (Above & Beyonds, Pay for Performance)
  • Conducts Kronos training for 3rd party vendors (staffing agencies)
  • Creating and producing ad hoc reports, as requested
  • Quarterly Distribution of Payroll Press to the local and regional business partners
  • Responsible for the updating of the Payroll Communication Board
  • Receives and reviews payroll records ensuring compliance with WSI policies, procedures, and regulations
  • Sorts and distributes payroll checks to associates.
  • Responsible for weekly Overtime Report and No Hours Reports for DC in absence of Kronos Admin.
  • Communicates with managers regarding time entry and payroll related deadlines.
  • Verification of associate quarterly and yearly perfect attendance. Creates report for PA Processing
  • Processing of associate hand-written check request.
  • Assists with changes for direct deposit, tax withholding allowances, etc…
  • Researches and resolves questions from managers and associates as they relate to the processing of payroll information such as vacation, sick leave and personal days.
  • Reviews Kronos daily and weekly for accuracy and completeness of associate timecards in Kronos in absence of Kronos Admin.
  • Records benefit time requests into the Kronos timekeeping system (LOA) in absence of Kronos Admin.
  • Prepares Kronos Exception reports in absence of Kronos Admin.
  • Notifies managers if there are any discrepancies in missed punches, badge malfunctions and work schedules in absence of Kronos Admin.
  • Filing payroll and HR related items into associate personnel file
  • Maintains confidentiality of all aspects of job responsibilities
  • Responsible for compliance with all local, state, and federal employment laws and regulations
  • Perform audits for all payroll SOP’s.
  • Process recognition base pay
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Bachelors’ degree preferred.
  • At least 2 years' experience in payroll with timekeeping experience and working knowledge of Wage and Hour laws.
  • 2+ years of experience in a fast-paced HR Department (preferred)
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Excel, Word and Kronos timekeeping system.
  • Excellent math skills with the ability to calculate minutes into hundredths
  • Continuous improvement mindset
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