Job Description

BASIS.ed is seeking a full time Payroll Specialist to join our team.  BASIS.ed currently manages 29 tuition-free public charter schools across Arizona, Texas, Washington, D.C., and Louisiana that are consistently ranked among the best K-12 schools in the United States.  The BASIS.ed Central Offices team provides critical support to our top ranked schools.

In addition to our corporate office, we process payroll for 2000+ employees on a semi-monthly schedule, with both an hourly and salary schedule. Consequently, we're looking for an experienced professional who understands the unique factors involved in processing payroll for multiple locations. We're seeking someone who is familiar with multiple states payroll processes, willing to lend his or her skills to other tasks when the opportunity arises.

Job Duties:

  • Compile, Input, and process payroll information producing paychecks for approximately 2,000+ employees in a multi-state payroll setting.
  • Ensure payroll data input is accurate, complete and entered on time.
  • Resolve payroll issues and respond quickly to all payroll related questions.
  • Process off-cycle payments and manual checks.
  • Prepare and distribute all required payroll reports according to the appropriate schedule.
  • Verification and maintenance of all paid time off accruals
  • Setup and maintenance of all employee deductions and company contributions
  • Maintenance of employee information including direct deposit and tax withholding setup
  • Research, review, and analyze payroll data (PTO, Health Benefit Premiums, 401K, 401K Loans, etc.)
  • Prepare various reports such as payroll analysis trends, benefits, and 401K

Skills and Abilities:

  • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university in related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 3+ years' experience in payroll
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel (ex. Pivot Tables, VLookups, Formulas, etc.)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with multi state payroll preferred
  • Proficiency in all other MS Office applications is a plus but not required
  • High level of integrity and confidentiality
  • Familiarity with ERISA, HIPAA, COBRA, DOL, and IRS regulations.
  • Detail oriented 

Additional Job Information:

Benefits and Salary: Salary for this position is competitive and dependent on education and experience. BASIS.ed offers a comprehensive benefits package.

Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act and applicable state law, BASIS* does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, gender identity or expression, or any other classification protected by law in any of its business activities, including its educational programs and activities which comply fully with the requirements of state and federal law and Title IX.  The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding BASIS’ non-discrimination policies:  Beverly Traver, Compliance and Equity Investigator, BASIS Educational Group, LLC., 7975 N. Hayden Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85258, (480) 289-2088.

*As used in this policy, the term "BASIS" refers to:  BASIS Educational Group, LLC, BASIS Charter Schools, Inc., BTX Schools, Inc., BDC, A Public School, Inc., BBR Schools, Inc., and all affiliated entities. 

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