Bering Straits Native Corporation Payroll Specialist II in Anchorage, Alaska

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Bering Straits Native Corporation is currently seeking a qualified Payroll Specialist II for our Accounting/Payroll Department in Anchorage, AK. The position of Payroll Specialist II reports to the Payroll Manager. The Function of the Payroll Specialist II includes prepare, process and reconciling complex payrolls for employees in multiple states and multiple companies. The Payroll Specialist II will also be responsible for periodic and quarterly tax payments and filings.


  • This position is responsible for full payroll process of multi-state employee including auditing and processing incoming payroll data as well as assisting departments with applicable forms and processes

  • Calculation of exemption items such as bonus, garnishments and terminations

  • Responsible for compiling, coping and insuring all filing and payroll reports are file accurately and timely

  • Review and updates employee leave records

  • Accurate review, setup and processing of court ordered involuntary deductions including responding to or communicating with agencies regarding orders

  • Responsible for compiling, entering, scanning and emailing all Davis Bacon certified reports for the companies they are assigned

  • Perform tasks to assist in establish and maintain employee/payroll records

  • Responsible for periodic and quarterly tax payments and filings to the government agencies for the companies they are assigned

  • Assist in training and mentoring new Technicians

  • Maintain cooperative working relationships; demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for, a diverse population

  • Other related duties as required and assigned within the Payroll Department.


Required (Minimum) Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED High school diploma or equivalent.

  • One to two years of progressively complex Payroll processing required.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of how payroll taxes and deductions are computed.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to meet weekly deadlines.

  • Ability to balance multiple competing priorities under deadlines.

  • Good organizational and time management skills.

  • Good interpersonal skills and able to work in a team environment.

  • Dependable and punctual.

  • Must be able to operate office machines, including a computer, copier, fax and 10-key by touch as well as make arithmetic calculations.

  • Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.

  • Managing one's own time and coordinating time with others.

  • The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.

  • Using computers and computer system software, enter data, or process information.


  • Previous experience processing payroll in a multi company environment.

  • CostPoint experience.

  • Deltek Time & Expense experience.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for bending, stooping, sitting, walking or standing for prolonged periods of time; most of time is spent sitting in a comfortable position with frequent opportunity to move about.


Work Environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be borne by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Job is performed in an office setting with exposure to computer screens and requires extensive use of a computer, keyboard, mouse and multi-line telephone system. The work described herein is primarily a modern office setting. Occasional travel may be required.


  • No supervisory responsibilities.


As a condition of employment, may be required to pass a pre-employment drug screening, as well as have acceptable reference and background check results to obtain access to military base. Must have reliable transportation to/from work a necessity and must be able to obtain access to military installations.

Shareholder Preference. BSNC gives hiring, promotion, training and retention preference to BSNC shareholders, BSNC shareholder descendants and BSNC shareholder spouses, in that order.

Bering Straits Native Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/ AA/ Male/ Female/ Disability/ Vets employer.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program. We are a drug free workplace.

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Requisition ID: 2095