Payroll/HR Specialist

Job Locations US-VA-Chantilly
Posted Date 4 days ago(2/14/2018 10:34 AM)
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BlueWater Federal Solutions is a dynamic and nimble systems integration firm providing professional services and IT solutions to the Federal Government throughout the nation. We are viewed by our Federal Customers (Air Force, DHS, Army, Navy, CENTCOM, DHA, EPA, GSA) as a trusted partner with a track record of successful past performance and superior customer value.


Without question, our company's strength lies in our people – Over 250 men and women who are deeply passionate about client partnership, reliable delivery, and successful results. We are looking for individuals who share this aspiration and invite you to join us in work that truly makes a difference for our clients. BlueWater is experiencing rapid growth and is expanding our professional team to successfully support achievement of business goals.


BlueWater Federal is seeking a dependable and experienced Payroll/HR Specialist who desires to grow professionally and enjoys working with others in a fast-paced environment.


Primary duties(Payroll)


  • Prepare semi-monthly Payroll utilizing Deltek GCS Premier, Deltek Time Collection & ADP
  • Process employee payroll changes: new hires, terminations, deduction changes, and garnishments
  • Timesheet Administration: Ensure new hires are setup properly, Re-set Passwords, and answer employee Timesheet questions
  • Process semi-monthly timesheets – ensure accuracy of time charging and cost accounting
  • Process Timesheet corrections
  • Prepare Payroll Journals, leave accrual reports etc.
  • Backup for other accounting functions, as needed


Secondary duties(HR):


  • Assist Human Resources with maintaining Employee records
  • Maintains the ADP Human Resources Information System (HRIS) and ensure data accuracy and integrity.
  • Benefits Administration to include assisting with general employee inquiries, billing, and monthly reconciliation.
  • Assist with various HR duties: in-process/out-processing, performance reviews, benefits, and training & development tracking.
  • Process Quarterly Commissions and Special Payrolls
  • Review and Reconcile Quarterly Tax and Payroll Reports
  • Review and Distribute W-2’s
  • Assist in internal and external audits.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field
  • 4+ years of payroll experience
  • Working Knowledge of Processing Multi-State Payroll
  • Working knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), DCAA audit guidelines and GAAP
  • Experience working for a Federal Government Contractor in an Payroll/Accounting role
  • Experience with Deltek GCS Premier and ADP – Payroll, HR & Benefits
  • Experience with Benefits Administration, Open Enrollment, & Employee Sponsored Training Programs.
  • Experience with web-based electronic time systems such as Deltek T&E
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Products (PowerPoint and Word), Advanced Excel skills
  • Experience processing payroll with ADP Payroll System
  • Active Secret Clearance or the ability to obtain one is desired.


BlueWater Federal is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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