Turners Falls, MA
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Lightlife Foods, Inc. is looking for a Payroll Coordinator to work part-time, on a temporary basis. This position will be responsible for preparing and processing weekly payroll for Lightlife in accordance with Company policies, federal, and state regulations. This position will report directly to the Human Resources Manager.


  • Hourly Timeclock Sheet Review/Verification
    • Review/analyze and correct or adjust timeclock timesheets in Paychex.
    • Coordinate communication with supervisors and managers to research and correct timesheet errors.
    • Maintain Paychex database of work scheduled, and time off accruals/usage.
    • Update individual pay rates, department codes, and time off accrual rates.
    • Input new hires in Paychex including employee time off accruals and deductions such as benefits, 401k, and/or garnishments.
  • Payroll Transmission
    • Send payroll file electronically, verify successful transmission, download and distribute weekly payroll reports.
  • Labor Reports, Temporary Employee Payroll, Garnishments
    • Download temporary employee’s hours report for previous week, prepare separate payrolls for agencies. Add up hours on time sheets, correct mistakes, and send to the agencies on Mondays before noon.
    • Receive weekly paper check stubs in mail, sort and distribute to managers.
  • Pay Info
    • Update employee tax and direct deposit info as requested.
    • Prepare info for requests for pay verifications (mortgage, rental assistance).
    • Maintain payroll files in accordance with Company policy, federal, and state regulations.
    • Act as resource to answer payroll related questions.
    • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Human Resources is preferred.
  • 2+ years of related experience, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to accept confidential information with complete confidentiality and discretion.
  • Experience with payroll and/or Paychex is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of HR laws and regulations.
  • Must have high attention to details and strong organizational skills.
  • Strong computer skills including Word and Excel.
  • Ability to manage priorities and workflow to ensure meeting deadlines.
  • Must have strong customer service orientation when working with employees at all levels.