Payroll Specialists compile and record employee time and payroll data. They may be expected to compute employee’ time worked, production output, commissions, wages, and deductions, as well as input that data into computers. Payroll Specialists review timesheets and other information in order to reconcile payroll discrepancies. They may also process and issue paychecks to employees.
Human Resource basics - knowledge of basic HR practices (compensation and benefits, labor relations, employee relations, negotiation, personnel information systems, etc.)
Clerical - knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems (file management, designing forms, word processing, etc.)
Strong math skills
Good communication skills (both written and verbal)