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Skookum Contract Services Payroll Specialist in Bremerton, Washington

Join Skookum and make a difference! Skookum is:

  • A national leader in Disability and Veteran employment.

  • A growing dynamic team of social entrepreneurs operating in 13 states with over 1,300 employees.

  • Dedicated to providing next-level customer service to our federal and commercial customers.

  • Committed to employee support and development through a number of innovative programs, including career planning and tuition assistance.

Our Bremerton, Washington Home Office supports our nationwide operations through highly trained and motivated professionals in finance, human resources, vocational, information systems, communications, quality, safety, and training.

As a Payroll Specialist, you'll be responsible for all tasks involved in the processing of payroll. Other key responsibilities include:

  • Enter new hire data directly into the payroll system with accuracy and great attention to detail.

  • Review and verify employee changes are processed accurately for promotions, job changes, or location changes.

  • Process terminations and final pay for employees.

  • Review time verifying all hours have been submitted and approved for payment.

  • Ensure accurate and timely computation of pay in accordance with Company policy and regulations.

  • Run reports in support of Payroll, other departments, and external customers.

  • Resolve discrepancies and irregularities in a prompt and accurate manner that aligns with weekly and bi-weekly deadlines.

  • Respond to email and phone inquiries from employees, HR, Managers, and other team members.

  • Ensure accurate and appropriate responses to inquiries while providing excellent customer service.

  • Ability to maintain a confidential and professional work environment, exercising extreme discretion.

  • Exercise good written and verbal communication skills to ensure high customer service standards are delivered.

  • Be a solution-driven team member focused on exceptional results and opportunities.

You'd make an excellent Payroll Specialist if you:

  • Consider yourself a people person.

  • Love working on collaborative teams.

  • Are dedicated to internal and external customer service.

  • Take pride in your work.

  • Are drawn to serving others and want to challenge yourself through mission-driven work.

Skookum is proud to offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package to our eligible part-time and full-time employees. Benefits for this position include:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life & Short-Term Disability Insurance

  • Elective 401(k) retirement plan with a 3% employer discretionary contribution after 90-days of employment

  • Flexible Spending Accounts for both medical and dependent care

  • 11 paid federal holidays, accrual of 12 paid days of vacation at the start of employment, paid sick leave

  • Potential shared earning bonus

  • Tuition assistance available after 1 year of employment and potential scholarships for qualified dependents

  • Professional development, certifications, and training opportunities

  • Verizon wireless discount

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP), and an engaging wellness program

  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness eligibility for full-time employees

Summary of desired skills and experience for the Skookum Payroll Specialist:

  • Associate degree or 3 years of equivalent experience preferred

  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

  • Attention to detail and accuracy

  • Planning and organizing

  • Problem analysis, judgment, and problem-solving

  • Computer skills

  • Stress tolerance

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain applicable security clearances and installation access – a background check and E-Verify will be conducted for this position

Location: Bremerton, Washington (Hybrid)

Type: Non-Exempt

Compensation: $22.31 - $32.36 per hour (Skookum's compensation strategy is to position new employees between the minimum and midpoint of this range, depending on qualifications and experience.)

Work Schedule: Full-time, Monday – Friday 7:30am - 4pm (flexible start and end times depending on scheduling needs)

To Apply: Visit our website at www.skookum.org to complete an application.

Current Employees need to log into their Workday to apply.

Skookum’s mission is “Creating opportunities for people with disabilities.”

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Disability Accommodations Available for Applicants : Skookum is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. If you require an accommodation so you can participate in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact us.

For Skookum Contract Services call (360) 475-0756 ext. 349 or email recruiting@skookum.org.

For Skookum Aerospace Manufacturing call (360) 381-0324 or email aerospacerecruiting@skookumaerospace.org.

Skookum is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Women/Minority/Veteran/Disabled - Skookum participates in E-Verify

Please submit a resume if you do not currently see an opportunity but are interested in working for Skookum

Skookum has carried forward our social mission "creating opportunities for people with disabilities" in all that we aspire to be. From our humble beginnings in small-town America, we have grown to be the best value provider of choice in the defense industrial complex and aerospace manufacturing sectors. Skookum does this by first investing in our people.

Skookum’s customers rely on Skookum to consistently deliver a quality product on time so that the customer in turn can accomplish their jobs. This drives Skookum’s core value proposition – We meet our mission when our customer meets their mission.

This philosophy is critical to our success as a team. At Skookum, we work diligently to sharpen our leaders’ skills so they can provide exceptional client support. Skookum is dedicated to ensuring specialized recruitment, career advancement, and job training methods are employed across the nation. Skookum is a national leader in Disability and Veteran recruitment, hiring, and retention.

We offer competitive wages and benefits, including providing professional growth opportunities. Working at Skookum is not just a job; it's a career to be proud of that allows us to positively influence others' lives each day! We currently support over 1,300 employees in 13 states, and we are growing every day across the nation.