Payroll Analyst in Egg Harbor Township, NJ at Spencer's

Date Posted: 3/22/2023

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Job Description


We are authentic, professional providers of fun, focused on building a Great Place To Work For All by staying true to our mission: “Life’s a Party, We’re Makin’ It Fun!” and “So Much Fun It’s Scary!”

At Spencer’s and Spirit Halloween, we do the right thing always-integrity, fairness, respect, and transparency are our foundation. You will find our culture to be inclusive, passionate, resilient, and one that values differences and embraces all.

One Team / One Goal

We are leaders and owners of our business success. Whether it’s developing new and exclusive costumes, quality testing products, or implementing technology solutions, our teams understand the value of working collaboratively to embrace change through innovation, curiosity, and thoughtfulness.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Flexible work environment
  • Career advancement
  • Competitive base salary
  • Bonus opportunity
  • Vacation, Personal, Sick and Holiday pay
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life and AD&D insurance
  • 401k with a company match
  • 30% merchandise discount


This position is responsible for the accurate and timely preparation and processing of store and home office payrolls and completion of supporting post-payroll processes and required documents.

  • Process payroll for all paygroups as required on a weekly basis both in US and Canada.
  • Provide an excellent level of customer service by ensuring that all store/ops/DSM emails and phone calls are handled in a timely manner.
  • Analyze garnishment documents received and take appropriate action as per departmental guidelines.
  • Prepare management reports, various spreadsheets and import files as required.
  • Ensure proper employee level tax coding for all taxing jurisdictions weekly. Assist in quarterly and annual tax review for all paygroups to ensure any updates are completed prior to quarter-end.
  • Research and identify all new taxing jurisdictions for new store locations as needed and ensure timely set-up of accounts with new taxing authorities and payroll provider. Prepare and file required returns as needed.
  • Submit required payroll related journal entries and maintain proper account reconciliations for assigned accounts.
  • Assist in training other departmental personnel as needed.
  • Other duties may be assigned


Education and/or Experience:                                           

Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Computer Skills:                                                     

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Accounting software and basic accounting principles; Payroll systems & Microsoft EXCEL and the Microsoft Office suite.


Other Skills and Abilities:                                                 

  • Strong ability to maintain confidentiality
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Basic knowledge of Accounting and Math
  • Knowledge of Payroll taxes
  • Ability to handle stress of deadlines
  • Ability to multi task and quickly change to new priorities


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