Surge Staffing
  • Columbus, OH, USA
  • 19-21
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401K, Flexible spending account, Health Savings


*This is an internal, in-office position at Surge Staffing Headquarters location.

The Payroll Specialist is responsible for:

  • receiving and keying all temporary personnel payroll, deductions, reimbursements.
  • verifying accuracy of time submitted and distributing to field staff offices.
  • customer service to field offices regarding payroll related issues.
  • processing child support, medical support and employment verification documents and entering appropriate deductions.

Primary Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Receives payroll information via timesheets, timeclocks, e-solutions, or other sources of customer-approved documentation.
  • Accurately keys all payroll related data necessary to process temporary employee paychecks.
  • Research and resolve payroll/system issues and problems.
  • Participate in field staff training sessions.
  • Enter direct deposit information.
  • Review, process and enter child support and medical support paperwork and deductions.
  • Review, process and enter wage garnishments and levy information.
  • Answer telephone to provide desired information for field office staff.
  • Maintain records to ensure completeness and accuracy.
  • Verify accuracy of information received.
  • All other duties that may arise to ensure successful operation of Surge.

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • At least 1 year of previous customer service or appropriate business experience a plus.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others.
  • Problem solving ability.
  • Ability to shift back and forth between two or more tasks.
  • Ability to remember information (e.g., policies, procedures) or find it as needed.
  • Ability to access areas where needed people, information or equipment are located.
  • Ability to understand and accurately apply basic math skills.
  • Ability to make competent use of work-related equipment and materials.
  • Cooperative, team oriented, patient, calm under pressure, and able to work independently.
  • Strong PC skills and the ability to navigate within the Surge systems is critical.


Surge is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by law. Surge is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact Human Resources at 614-431-5100.


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