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  • Position: Payroll Specialist
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Allentown PA

Ideal Concepts, Inc. an Inc. 5000 company and a Fastest Growing Company in the Lehigh Valley. We are currently seeking an experienced Payroll Specialist to join our team and contribute to the day-to-day functions of our Human Resources Department.

This position requires a high degree of confidentiality, excellent customer service, advanced administrative and organizational skills, computer proficiency, attention to detail, and knowledge of federal and state wage and hour regulations


  • Process the complete cycle of weekly payroll for multiple entities utilizing UKG payroll software
  • Review weekly payroll reports, ensure accuracy of payroll and weekly adjustments
  • Verifying and processing all new hire information, employment verifications, paid time off (PTO) requests/tracking, unemployment and temporary disability requests, deduction reporting and garnishments
  • Accurately and timely maintain payroll and related employee files & records
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local wage regulations
  • Modifying and maintaining accurate workflow processes in the payroll department
  • Research and reconcile payroll and benefits enrollment discrepancies
  • Maintain confidentiality of employee records and information
  • May assist with ACA reporting requirements, employee benefits administration and coordination
  • Ad Hoc projects & analysis as needed


  • Analytical with a high level of attention to detail
  • Ensures accuracy in payroll reporting and reconciliation of reports
  • Works well independently and in a team environment
  • Prioritizes multiple deadlines and concerns within a tight deadline
  • Ability to speak clearly and professionally regarding payroll and benefits matters
  • Ability to professionally refer employment matters to the appropriate leader
  • Manual dexterity required to use laptop and peripherals
  • Ability to sit for 6 or more hours per day, up to 2 hours per day of intermittent standing/walking


  • Associate degree required
  • Minimum of 3 years multi-state payroll processing experience is required (5 or more states, national preferred), weekly payroll processing a plus
  • Intermediate Excel skills required
  • Strong math skills required
  • Establishing payroll in new states
  • Payroll certification a plus
  • Prior experience with accounting, general ledger, or bookkeeping a plus


  • Company pays 100% of the employee's weekly premium for major medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Employee 401k plan
  • Generous PTO plan
  • 8 paid pre-determined holidays
  • Technology focused, fast paced working environment.
  • Professional team atmosphere with motivated, career-driven professionals as co-workers
  • Expansion and growth with one of the top health insurance marketing companies in the nation
  • Company equipment for the temporary work from home


This is normally an on-site position, located in Allentown, PA. In light of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), we have made temporary arrangements for our staff to be able to work remotely. We will soon return to our offices, at which time, remote work will not be an option for this position.

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