Payroll Associate

Job ID
Human Resources
USD $21.63/Hr.
Location : Location
Regular Full-Time


Actalent Corporate has an immediate opening for a Payroll Associate at our Global Headquarters in Hanover, MD.


Hours: Full Time | Monday - Friday | 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Compensation: $21.63 per hour + $1000 Quarterly Bonus Potential


Summary of Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Payroll Lead, the Payroll Associate will be responsible for professionally and efficiently coordinating the high volume of Payroll related requests from field partners for the external employee population.  They will work closely with internal and external partners throughout multiple Operating Companies to provide outstanding service; including, but not limited to, answering questions, completing Correction Request, fulfilling cash pay card orders, as well as reviewing federal and state tax forms.

Essential Functions:

  • Serve as the first point of contact for field partners seeking payroll assistance by email or phone
  • Responds accurately and timely in adherence to the 1/24 rule to field partner email inquiries, resolves requests and defers to appropriate Payroll Specialist when necessary
  • Communicate policies and procedures to field partners regarding Payroll related functions
  • Compile, distribute and complete Payroll related queries, reports, and audits
  • Coordinate the timely resolution of payroll discrepancy items
  • Maintain multiple tracking logs in Excel
  • Daily sorting/scanning of mail and documents to Payroll Specialists
  • Send emails and make outbound calls to 3rd parties for payroll related research (Bank of America, check cashing facilities)
  • Direct contractor calls to aligned Collocation Center partners
  • Various administrative duties related to Payroll

Education & Experience Requirements:

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Payroll experience preferred
  • Stellar customer service skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Exceptional active listening abilities
  • Computer skills: PeopleSoft, Microsoft Office
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage multiple communication channels at a given time


About Actalent

With global headquarters outside of Baltimore, MD, Actalent has an existing network of almost 30,000 engineering and sciences consultants and more than 4,500 clients across the U.S., Canada, Asia, and Europe, including many of the Fortune 500. We give clients access to specialized experts that drive scale, innovation, and speed to market, supporting engineering and science initiatives that advance how companies serve the world. An operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions, Actalent launched as a new specialized engineering and sciences talent services and workforce solutions brand in 2021.


Our Culture

The Actalent experience is one of high standards for professional and personal growth, integrity, and inclusivity. Everyone has ownership in the Actalent culture. We ask each member of our team to help us build our culture by:

  • Bringing their best selves to work every day in terms of caring, competitive spirit and character
  • Leading by example and working with purpose and pride
  • Committing to fostering an inclusive and safe workplace where everyone can be their authentic selves

Our Commitment

Actalent is an equal opportunity employer. We understand the power of a diverse team, celebrate differences, and promote inclusive and accessible environments. To support our colleagues in being their authentic selves and give everyone opportunities for allyship, we offer a range of employee resource groups.

  • Actalent PRIDE
  • Empowered Women at Actalent
  • Military and First Responder
  • Strong Voices (Bringing people of color together to successfully build relationships through mentorship and high performing partnerships)

Our Corporate Social Responsibility Strategic Partnerships

We form alliances with diversity related national organizations for the contributions they make to the communities we serve, their ability to help our organization make an impact on diversity recruitment in the marketplace and the development offerings they have for our internal employees and consultants.  See below for a list of current strategic partners:

  • BEYA – Black Engineer of the Year Awards
  • SHPE – Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
  • Women of Color Stem Conference
  • Linkage’s Women in Leadership Institute
  • Girlstart
  • SAE Foundation
  • National Urban League
  • SASE – Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers

Allegis Group Foundation

The Allegis Group Foundation is a central part of our commitment to giving back to the communities in which we work and live. Did you know that the Allegis Group Foundation can accelerate your efforts to create meaningful change in our communities? Incorporated in 2000, this philanthropic arm of our business awards direct grants to nonprofit organizations and provides additional financial support through our Employee/Office Match Program.


Check out our Instagram and LinkedIn to see what it’s like to be part of our team: |



#actalentinternal  #LI-Onsite




Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed

Connect With Us!

Not ready to apply? Connect with us for general consideration.