Payroll Specialist-FTD

Full Time Job Category: Clerical Shift Type: Days
Arkansas Heart Hospital Little Rock, AR

Position Summary

This accounting position’s primary responsibility is to be the backup to the payroll specialist performing the payroll processing functions. This position will also perform payroll/labor analysis, as well as any other accounting related functions. The individual in this position must execute payroll independently and on time when needed. The Payroll Specialist will work with the Financial Accountants, the Controller and Human Resources Director on special projects as needed. This position requires diligence, flexibility and attention to detail due to the fast-paced environment.

Work Schedule

8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Hours and days may vary to meet Payroll & Accounting work deadlines. This is not a remote position.

Primary Duties


As the payroll processing backup, gain the knowledge to prepare and complete the payroll cycle as listed below:

  1. Reviews time records and other payroll data for accuracy, policy compliance and appropriateness and enters data into payroll system.
  2. Previews payroll runs for accuracy and ensures payroll data balances prior to processing payroll.
  3. Ensures compliance with federal, state and local tax payments.
  4. Independently and accurately prepares various payroll reports.
  5. Analyzes various aspects of payroll to provide critical information to Accounting and HR.
  6. Maintains payroll files in a confidential, organized and thorough manner.
  7. Completes all payroll functions accurately and within required time frames.


  1. Prepare journal entries to assist the Accounting Team
  2. Assist other members of the Accounting Team in Reporting functions
  3. Assist in the budgeting process as it primarily relates to the salaries and wages portion of the financial statements.


  • Education: High School diploma and prior payroll processing is required
  • Licensure/Certification: None
  • Experience: Minimum of three years’ experience in payroll processing with an emphasis in Healthcare Payroll preferred.