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About the Role:

As a Payroll Associate at AppHarvest, you will process bi-weekly payroll for the company’s corporate and greenhouse employees, verify employee data and calculations in the HRIS/Payroll software, and assist with various projects as we scale. This role will be based in Lexington, Kentucky.

What You’ll Do:

  • Process bi-weekly payroll for corporate and greenhouse employees, including review and validation of employee information and calculations of payroll, tax deductions, and other employee benefit withholdings in the HRIS/Payroll software
  • Perform supporting processes related to non-recurring payroll and employee benefits activity, incentive compensation calculations, and stock-based compensation activity
  • Process off-cycle payroll runs, manual checks, and other payroll and employee benefits adjustments as needed
  • Ensure income withholding orders, wage garnishments, and levies are entered into the HRIS software timely and accurately and communicated to affected employees in a timely manner
  • Roll-forward payroll audit files for each pay group in the preparation for the next payroll cycle
  • Ensure payroll processing is compliant with company policies related to payroll, employee benefits, incentive compensation, and stock-based compensation
  • Review changes in employee work location and home address to ensure correct tax jurisdictions
  • Review and approve direct deposit changes initiated by employees after initial set-up
  • Prepare ad hoc reports and analyses for Human Resources and other departments
  • Investigate identified payroll and employee benefit-related issues and resolve them in a timely manner, including responses to employees, management, or other departments
  • Create and update documentation of payroll processes and related internal controls as needed
  • Cross-train with accounts payable and accounts receivable team members and process transactions in support of those functions outside of payroll busy times

What We’re Looking For:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in a related role
  • Previous payroll experience including familiarity with federal, state, and local payroll requirements, payroll best practices, and basic accounting principles
  • Attention to detail with an ability to deal with sensitive and confidential info
  • Technically savvy – proficient in Excel; a plus to have experience with UKG/UltiPro and/or Business Central/Dynamics
  • Great communication skills to work with the team, leadership, and other key stakeholders

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. AppHarvest reserves the right to change duties, responsibilities, and activities at any time with or without notice.


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  • Active Jobs 32 Jobs
  • Company Address 401 West Main Street, Lexington, KY 40507, United States
  • City Lexington
  • Location Kentucky
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