Centerline Logistics Corporation

Payroll Specialist

Job Location US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(9/23/2021 1:01 PM)
Seattle, WA
Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status


Process multi-state, semi-monthly payroll using ADP, for 500+ union and non-union employees.  Prepare reports and resolve payroll discrepancies as needed.  Reconcile General Ledger accounts.  Responsible for the creation and transmission of union reporting as needed.  Provide customer service to employees by answering questions and processing special requests.  May assist with new employee setup, garnishments, benefits deductions and direct deposit, etc.  Upload and edit vacation, sick and PTO accruals monthly for accuracy and resolve issues.  Process reimbursements for expense and educational trainings.  May perform other accounting related duties as assigned (AP/AR).


  • Knowledge of state tax implications.
  • Ability to meet payroll deadlines consistently.
  • Flexible team player who can adjust to ongoing changes related to company growth.
  • Accuracy, neatness and timeliness of record keeping and filing.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Three years of experience processing payroll. Union and in-house payroll a plus.
  • AA Degree in accounting/bookkeeping.
  • BA Degree in accounting preferable, experience can be substituted for education.
  • ADP Accounting Software skills.
  • Understanding of accounting principles and practices.
  • Strong Communication skills both orally and written.
  • Proven ability to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information and communications.
  • Must be self-motivating and able to work independently on assigned tasks with minimal or no supervision.
  • Must have proven ability to work with all levels of the organization, exhibit a professional demeanor and possess strong interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Assertive individual capable of achieving results.
  • Ability to understand and execute complex oral and written instructions.
  • Must exhibit excellent problem solving skills.
  • Typing: 60 Words per Minute.
  • Computer Skills: Microsoft Word, Excel and Ten Key by touch.

Job Condition and Environment

  • Ability to get along with office staff and all company contacts/vendors
  • Required to sit for long periods of time.
  • Infrequent light physical effort required.
  • Work with computers, fax machines, copiers, telephones.

Expected Hours of Work

  • Normal office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
  • It is expected that you may work beyond normal office hours as required, based on department demands, goals and projects.

Company Overview

Centerline Logistics currently has companies operating across three US coasts in every major Jones Act marketplace providing world-class safe and efficient transportation. In an industry where the unexpected can arise at every turn, Centerline is committed to leading the charge by continually providing exceptional customer service, lowering its environmental impact and deepening its stewardship in the communities it serves.


Centerline Logistics offers competitive benefit and compensation packages. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity and Drug Free Work place. Pre-employment drug testing is required.


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