Payroll Specialist 17-055-CM
Job Opportunity at OMAX Corporation

Posted on Aug 11    

Location: Kent, WA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4133891

OMAX Corporation is a rapidly growing, leading provider of precision-engineered abrasive waterjet systems.  OMAX has brought together the leading innovators and experts in abrasive waterjet technology, fostering an environment that promotes teamwork and a dedication to excellence.  The capabilities of our machines consistently evolve to meet the diverse and changing needs of our customers.

The successful candidate for this position is someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment, likes challenges and can adapt quickly to an ever-changing work environment while performing the following duties:


  • Process biweekly payroll and post to G/L
  • Update Paychex employee deduction information
  • Process  bonus and sales commission payments
  • Calculate withholdings for manual checks issued between payrolls
  • Submit various benefits withheld from employee checks to third party administrators (Section 125, H.S.A., 401K, etc.), review annual 1095-C (proof of health care coverage) forms prepared by Paychex
  • Follow up with Paychex on any Payroll and Payroll Tax related issues
  • Prepare 941-X (revised quarterly 941 forms) as necessary (third party sick employer FICA)
  • Submit State Workers Compensation rates to Paychex annually
  • Prepare schedules for annual Workers Compensation Insurance audit, prepare month end payroll accrual for G/L.  Compile health insurance premiums and excess group term life insurance benefits for reporting on year-end W-2
  • Assist in calculating  monthly sales commissions; Prepare and process excess leave balance payouts
  • Prepare and submit long-term disability year end W-2 forms
  • Submit quarterly employer contributions to HSA provider; post out of cash reimbursements distributed to participants on the HRA Plan
    • Review monthly invoices from third party  administrators to verify that employee changes are processed
    • Assist in administration of the company 401K plan
    • Assist in preparation of confidential shareholder information and dividend payments


  • Must have an associate’s degree or equivalent training and a minimum of 5 years of payroll or related bookkeeping experience
  • Experience with payroll in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Strong computer skills and experience with ERP systems
  • Knowledgeable in MS Office suite, particularly Excel
  • Excellent skills in working with others
  • Posting accuracy and attention to detail
  • Good knowledge of accounting/bookkeeping
  • Natural curiosity and inquisitive mind

OMAX Corporation offers an excellent compensation package that includes a competitive salary, generous benefits such as: medical, dental, and vision coverage, short-term and long-term disability coverage, a 401K Plan with company matching, education reimbursement, paid holidays, vacation and sick time.  Only qualified applicants will be contacted; must be able to work for any company within the United States.  Fax resumes to (253) 872-9660 or email resumes to

OMAX Corporation is an equal opportunity employer

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