Job Location:
Alpharetta, GA


Atrium Hospitality LP

Job Description


Bonus Eligible: Yes 

Direct Reports: No 

Reports To: Payroll Manager 

Equipment: Laptop 

Primary Purpose: 

The primary purpose of the Payroll Specialist is to perform duties within the following functional areas: payroll processing, payroll audits, FLSA calculations, payroll technologies, payroll taxes, policy implementation, and other related finance projects in accordance to established standards.

Work Performed: 

The Payroll Specialist will be tasked with the following duties, responsibilities, and assignments:

  • Assist designated property representatives with established payroll processing duties and timelines in accordance to Atrium’s Core Values; ,
  • Perform a variety of payroll processing audits and processes, including maintaining related records, preparing reports and transactions, documenting and updating procedures as appropriate;
  • Support quarterly and year end activities; 
  • Utilize audit reports and queries to verify accuracy for both on and off cycle processing;
  • Produce scheduled and ad-hoc reporting for management, including creating new reports in Workday;
  • Partner with various internal and external teams regarding system tests, training and validation of benefit enrollment, deductions and billing;
  • Assist with processing and resolving payroll related matters in a timely fashion;
  • Reconcile payroll reports to ensure accuracy within designated timeframes;
  • Process all off cycle and special payments and determined by designated company leadership per established guidelines;
  • Data Analysis and process improvement recommendations;
  • Quickly and effectively communicate with internal and external teams;
  • Proactively and regularly assist with ongoing set up, testing and maintenance activities of the payroll and HRIS system; and
  • Any and all other work as required to complete the primary purpose of the position



Required Prior Experience: 

2+ years of basic payroll experience 

1-year experience processing payrolls across multi-states 

Experience with administration of time keeping and attendance tracking systems 

Strong working knowledge of payroll taxes, regulatory reporting requirements and applicable wage & hour laws 


Preferred Prior Experience:

Experience with implementing payroll  

Ability to demonstrate a solid working knowledge of a GL 

Hospitality experience 


Required Education: 

High school diploma or equivalent 

Preferred Education:

BA/BS in Accounting, Human Resources or a related field or equivalent experience 


Preferred Licenses/ Certification: 

 Fundamental Payroll Certification or Certified Payroll Professional (FPC/CPP) 

Required Technology: 

Intermediate Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office Suite  

Required Technology:

Workday Payroll, Absence and Time Tracking Platforms 


8+ hours at a desk/computer 



Understands and complies with requirement to ensure confidentiality of employee and related information. 


(62) Time Management 


Uses his/her time effectively and efficiently; values time; concentrates his/her efforts on the more important priorities; gets more done in less time than others; can attend to a broader range of activities.  


(52) Process Management 


Good at figuring out the processes necessary to get things done; knows how to organize people and activities; understands how to separate and combine tasks into efficient work flow; knows what to measure and how to measure it; can see opportunities for synergy and integration where others can’t; can simplify complex processes; gets more out of fewer resources.  


(15) Customer Focus 


Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.  

In addition to competitive compensation packages, Atrium Hospitality offers competitive benefits packages; 401k;  tuition reimbursement; commissions for referred and booked hotel business; as well as discounted rates at any of our hotels for associates, their immediate family members and friends.  Our associates and leaders are driven everyday to make Atrium Hospitality a great place to work and grow.   Come grow with us!

EOE, including disability/vets

Empleador con igualdad de oportunidades, incluidos personas con discapacidad y veteranos