Payroll Specialist at Hajoca Corporation

Posted in General Business 4 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana





Job Description:

Hajoca Corporation is one of the country's largest privately-held wholesale distributors of plumbing, heating & cooling, and industrial supplies. Founded in 1858, Hajoca is a company based on the principles of "Service, Integrity, Reliability," and on relationships of trust and support with teammates, customers, and suppliers. Throughout its history, Hajoca has played an active role in shaping advances in plumbing. However, we attribute our success to two simple truths; a unique business philosophy and talented people. Hajoca is all about the people, who give us our advantage, and who will guide us successfully into the future.

Hajoca has over 400 locations nationwide, called Profit Centers; and at the foundation of our family of businesses is a National Support Center (NSC) where Centers of Excellence are dedicated to enabling the success of our Profit Centers.

The Payroll team in our National Support Center (NSC) is looking for a Payroll Specialist at their Baton Rouge, LA office.

Pay for this position is between $55,000 and $58,000 per year at this location.

Job Summary

The Payroll Specialist - Processing is responsible for payroll processing and handles all duties necessary to produce paychecks/direct deposits for employees of Hajoca Corporation in a timely fashion and in accordance with Company policies and procedures. The Payroll Specialist is also responsible for other aspects of payroll.

Job Duties




  • Process payrolls in accordance with company policies and procedures including but not limited to edit review, system processing and performing any other duties related to payroll processing.



  • Issue manual checks on an as needed basis as approved by the Payroll Manager including final paychecks for terminations.



  • Process incoming garnishments, liens and support orders and communicate with garnishing agency and employees as well as reconcile garnishment withholdings to payroll records.



  • Investigate, resolve and respond to inquiries from the field in a timely manner for all questions related to the area of expertise.



  • Perform quarterly and annual internal compliance reviews as required.



  • Maintain process documents related to responsible activities.



  • Maintain a working knowledge of the duties performed by the other payroll processors to provide support in their absence.



  • Perform duties as required for payroll related projects assigned by the Payroll Manager.



  • Responsible for management of Hajoca garnishment administration, including but not limited to reviewing garnishments for payroll requirements and ensuring that appropriate changes are made when needed.



  • Manage/support internal and external audit requests, subpoenas, etc. pertaining to payroll.



  • Researching State compliance processes for deceased employees and final check requests

Additional Responsibilities


  • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data always.
  • Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


  • Intermediate user of MS Office. Technical/enterprise application experience required.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to convey answers, issues, and status changes in a clear, concise, and effective manner.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively across all levels of the business.
  • Ability to exercise professional judgment and assume responsibility for decisions which have impact on people and quality of service.
  • Deals with interpersonal conflict and set-back in a mature, problem-solving, solutions-oriented manner.
  • Knowledge and understanding of common payroll, benefits, and/or recruiting practices.

Education, Training, Experience


  • High school diploma required
  • College degree - or - 3 or more years of direct payroll experience preferred
  • 2 or more years of multi-state payroll processing experience required
  • Payroll certification a plus

Physical Demands

This position is predominantly sedentary office work, which involves sitting, typing, filing, and conversing on the phone. Occasional lifting and carrying of boxes up to 20lbs. is required. Walking, stooping, reaching, talking, hearing, near and color vision are required for this position.

FLSA Status

Non-Exempt (Eligible for overtime)

Note: This position is in Baton Rouge, LA

The benefits of working with us:

Our culture is well-suited for exceptional people who use their talents to drive business and want to share in the financial success their efforts yield. In addition to a competitive starting wage, we offer a Profit-Sharing Program that provides each team member with an opportunity to earn a direct share of the profits on an annual basis. In addition to our generous compensation package, Hajoca also offers:

Full-time benefits (for team members working 30 or more hours per week):


  • Medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage
  • Accident and Hospital Indemnity coverage
  • Life insurance and Long Term Disability
  • Pre-tax accounts for healthcare and dependent care
  • Paid vacation, holidays, and sick time (sick time also offered to PT team members as required by state law)

Full-time and part-time benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Retirement cash account with company contributions
  • Targeted training programs focused on your personal and professional growth

EEOC Statement

Hajoca Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer (Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled).

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected category pursuant to federal, state or local laws and will not be discriminated against on the basis of any such categories/status. Hajoca values diversity, equity and inclusion and this policy applies to all employment practices at Hajoca. Hajoca is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities including, but not limited to, during the application process. Please let us know if you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability.

Background Screening Statement

We are a drug free workplace. Employment is contingent upon pre-employment drug screening, and successful completion of a criminal background investigation subject to any federal, state and local laws.

Other details


  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $55,000.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $58,000.00

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  • Hajoca, 10705 Rieger Rd, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America





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