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Payroll Specialist - Minnetonka, MN

UnitedHealth Group
Minnetonka, MN
  • Job Code
776105 Payroll Specialist Minnetonka MN

Payroll Specialist - Minnetonka, MN (776105)

Position Description

Welcome to one of the toughest and most fulfilling ways to help people, including yourself. We offer the latest tools, most intensive training program in the industry and nearly limitless opportunities for advancement. Join us and start doing your life's best work.

Here, you'll help attract, lead, support and reward our most valuable asset: our high caliber people. Here, you're expected and empowered to be your best, to grow and to develop your skills. Be prepared to move quickly, to engage proactively, and to think strategically. Join us and help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.

The Payroll Specialist is responsible for payroll payments to employees, general deduction management and coordination of effort with other HC departments to ensure accurate and timely results, with an emphasis on the garnishment process. This employee's knowledge and skills will allow them to troubleshoot issues and create new and improved processes.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Assist with garnishment processing
  • Manage overpayments made to employees including communications, collection process, reporting according to state regulations, and accounting functions
  • Responsible for accurate and timely payroll entries, including STD payments, and other payline adjustments
  • Partner with HRIS in payroll balancing process to identify any differences
  • Make recommendations to improve processes within payroll functions
  • Create off-cycle payments to employees as a result of HRHD cases, termination pay, reductions in force, etc. and adhere to state regulations and company policy
  • Manage general deductions for employees, including financial fitness, garnishment refunds, benefit deductions / refunds, and collection of overpayments
  • Research errors and make recommendations for fixes for on-going issues 
  • Use knowledge and judgment to troubleshoot issues and problems
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of employees
  • Collaborate with Benefits, Wealth, Rewards, Compensation and HR communities in the support of payroll changes
  • Maintain effective relationships with key internal and external customers and vendors
  • Other projects as assigned

Required Qualifications: 

  • High School Diploma / GED (or higher)
  • Previous payroll experience
  • Previous customer service experience in a call center environment
  • Basic proficiency with Microsoft Excel including running reports and manipulating data (run reports, input data, etc.)
  • Intermediate level of proficiency with Microsoft Word including creating, editing documents, creating letters, and mail merges

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Previous garnishment processing experience
  • PeopleSoft experience

Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 6 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, Military families and Veterans wherever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can do your life’s best work.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group
 is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.


Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, Minnetonka, Minnesota, Payroll Specialist, garnishment, payroll, call center, customer service

Job Details

  • Contest Number776105
  • Job TitlePayroll Specialist - Minnetonka, MN
  • Job FamilyHuman Capital
  • Business SegmentCorporate

Job Location Information

  • Minnetonka, MN
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusNon-exempt


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