We are currently hiring for a Payroll Specialist.

Payroll Specialist Job Summary

Preparation of weekly payroll for 200 employees in a multi-union environment. Preparation of weekly,
monthly, quarterly and annual taxes, and reports, including union fringes and nonunion benefit plans.
Update employee information and adjust previously paid hours. Help answer employee questions
concerning their paychecks and/or complete requests from them.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None


  • Enter and maintain employee records in payroll software.
  • Gather information, analyze, and process weekly payroll checks.
  • Prepare weekly remittances.
  • Perform monthly collective bargaining reporting and certified payroll.
  • Prepare and monitor monthly, quarterly, and annual tax and compliance reporting.
  • Interpret and implement tax and collective bargaining rate changes and court orders.
  • Process employee and 3rd party information requests.
  • Assist with answering company phones.

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Advanced analytical skills and attention to detail, to ensure efficient and accurate preparation.
    of employee paychecks and all required reports.
  • Advanced computational skills.
  • Confidentiality and trustworthiness in maintaining and securing employee information.
  • Independence and exercising judgment when information is incomplete.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

Education and Experience

  • Associate degree: Accounting, Human Resources, or Business
  • 1-3 year of experience preferred.

FLSA Classification

Exempt, Salaried

Physical Requirements

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer in a standard office
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.
  • Standard work hours: 7:00-3:30pm, Monday-Friday.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at times, independently.

Job Type



  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Ability to commute/relocate

Erie, PA 16510: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


The information on this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of
work performed by employees within this role at Wm T Spaeder Co, Inc. It is not designed to contain
or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications
required of employees assigned to this job. Requirements are subject to possible modification to
reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities. This document does not create an
employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” employment relationship.

To Apply

Please submit your resume to: HR@spaeder.com or through the contact form below.

“We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.”

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