ABRA Auto Body & Glass

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Payroll Specialist

Payroll Specialist

Work Address 
7225 Northland Drive
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Work Location 
US-MN-Brooklyn Park

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Grow with ABRA! Come join an industry leader well on its way to being a nationwide billion dollar company. ABRA Auto Body & Glass has been recognized by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal’s exclusive ranking of the 50 fastest-growing, privately held companies in the Twin Cities multiple times. As a growing company the career opportunities are endless and we are committed to developing you! Join us and reap the rewards of working with America’s Most Recommended!


The Payroll Specialist position is responsible for accurate and timely payroll processing for the company’s multi-state workforce. The Payroll Specialist is also responsible to ensure compliance with payroll controls and suggest process improvements.


  • Responsible for accurately processing payroll for the company’s multi-state employee population and serving as back-up for other payroll personnel in executing their duties.
  • Accurately prepare, enter, audit and distribute the payroll on a timely basis.
  • Maintain payroll operations by reviewing changes for proper authorization and adherence to company policies including compliance with federal/state/local regulations.
  • Assist with setting standards and establishing best procedures.
  • Provide superior customer service as one of the primary contacts for benefit and payroll questions/requests.
  • Apply proper taxation to payments and benefits.
  • Process changes in the payroll system through set-up of new hires and a variety of employee changes - terminations, garnishments, taxes/reconciliation, pay cards, pertinent billing and other related payroll duties.
  • Maintain knowledge of company’s HR/payroll/benefit policies and practices and communicate them effectively to employees and managers.
  • Responds to internal customer requests in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Seek opportunities to streamline/improve payroll policies, processes and procedures for maximum efficiency and cost effectiveness for both customers and payroll department.
  • Reconcile payroll results and perform audit checks as needed.
  • Performs other duties as required



  • High School Diploma is required; Bachelor’s Degree is strongly preferred
  • 3-5 years of payroll experience
  • Knowledge of the end-to-end payroll cycle
  • Ability to apply initiative and independent judgment to resolve problems
  • Experience with an automated payroll software – UltiPro and Kronos preferred
  • Experience with Excel and Word
  • Understands and follows applicable labor and employment law/regulations
  • Hands-on experience with the various payroll inputs and outputs such as third party interfaces, timekeeping, tax filing/compliance, accounting, benefits, and other key areas that integrate with payroll
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to foster strong relationships at all levels
  • High degree of professionalism, strong work ethics and a team player
  • Ability to deal sensitively with highly confidential data/materials.
  • Ability to manage many tasks with strong organizational skills and work well under strict deadlines


Founded in 1984 in Minnesota, ABRA’s dynamic market presence gives its employees an opportunity to grow their careers! As an ABRA employee you will receive competitive pay plus a full benefits package including 401k!! The first step to growing your career with ABRA is to connect with an ABRA recruiter today!


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