Job Locations:
USA, PA, West Chester

The Opportunity

Under the general supervision of the Payroll Manager, the Payroll Specialist would be responsible for processing biweekly payroll for both exempt and non-exempt personnel, in this position you will independently prepare all but the most complex reconciliations. The position is based in West Chester, PA.

The Position

Under the general supervision of the Payroll Manager, the Payroll Specialist would be responsible for processing biweekly payroll for both exempt and non-exempt personnel.  In this position you will also resolve questions via email and phone regarding the interpretation of payroll policies and procedures, timesheet validation, garnishments, and other related matters.  Independently prepare all weekly/biweekly reconciliations.

Who We Are

Qurate Retail Group combines shopping and entertainment to curate products, experiences, conversations, and communities for millions of highly discerning shoppers. We reach more than 200 million homes worldwide via 14 television networks and millions more via multiple streaming services, social pages, mobile apps, websites, print catalogs and in-store destinations.    

Your Impact

  • Verify employee hours, department, and pay rates from time sheets and codes to payroll worksheets for assigned departments. Revise necessary adjustments into system related to new hires, terminations, and status/position changes.  
  • Verify and audit master file changes from HR system (i.e., new hires, terminations).
  • Research and resolve questions regarding the interpretation of payroll policies and procedures, calculation of overtime, retroactive moneys, vacation, garnishments, and other related matters.
  • Investigate payroll records and provides justification for calculations such as effective dates, receipt dates, authorizations, etc.
  • Address and resolve employee concerns
  • Maintain and update attendance records for all assigned employees.  Track PTO, vacation, bonus days, floating holidays, leaves of absence, and paid and unpaid time for each employee in assigned departments
  • Prepare manual payments as needed by calculating gross to net check
  • Complete wage and salary information forms as required by employees or governmental authorities i.e., Mortgage applications, Worker’s Compensation, Domestic Relations, Social Security Administration, Unemployment, etc.  Pulls Payroll Registers, calculates overtime, and shifts and verifies that total wage calculations balance with year-to-date figures.

What you Bring


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum 5 years directly related payroll large company experience.  Workday payroll experience preferred.
  • Proven experience in a payroll position in a fast-paced environment required
  • Strong knowledge of tax and wage laws
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Exceptional mathematical and calculation skills
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Ability to work with a team 
  • Knowledge of payroll, garnishments, multi-state taxing
  • Multitasking abilities
  • Good research and analysis skills
  • Strong computer literacy including Microsoft Office applications

Remote work is not permitted in NYC at this time

Join us as we enrich life’s everyday moments – including yours. Apply today! 

If you enjoy being a part of a team, creating experiences and delighting customers, you’ll love it here. If you’re excited about retail, fashion, media, social, live streaming, technology, customer service, design and more, you’ll find amazing projects to work on.  If you want to grow professionally and learn every day, you’ll thrive with us. If you appreciate flexible working options, our Qurated community, where intentional connections matter and a company committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, you’ll be amazed at what’s available for our team members! We offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package including competitive compensation, health care benefits starting on day 1, 401(k), paid time off, tuition reimbursement, employee assistance program, parental leave, paid volunteer hours, company discounts and much more. Best of all, working with Qurate Retail Group means friendly teams, ambitious projects and fast-moving careers! 

For Qurate Retail Group, our focus on diversity, equity and inclusion is deeply rooted in Our Principles. They call on us to Drive Progress, Act With Empathy, Be Brave, Embrace the Future, and Do What’s Right so that everyone can thrive. We are committed to ensuring that our workplace provides equal employment opportunities for all team members and candidates and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. As an equal opportunity employer, Qurate Retail Group is committed to a barrier-free employment process. If you need reasonable accommodations/support throughout, please contact us at [email protected] for assistance. 

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