Payroll Specialist

Job Description


Job Title: Payroll Specialist 
Location: St. Louis, MO
Environment: Corporate Office
Pay Rate: $24.00
Shift & Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Included Benefits/Perks:

  • Medical 
  • Dental 
  • Vision
  • 401K
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off

Who is GardaWorld?

GardaWorld is the world’s largest privately-owned security services company. We protect our clients’ staff and assets, wherever they are in the world. We offer different schedules, diverse work assignments spanning multiple industries and career advancement opportunities. We encourage diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Job Summary

GardaWorld Security Services is looking for a Payroll Specialist to support our payroll department at our headquarters in St. Louis, MO.  The Payroll Specialist is an integral part of the GardaWorld Security corporate finance department.  Working with our finance team and branch office staff, the successful candidate will assist with all facets of processing payroll.  This position requires proactive thinking, attention to detail, and the ability to meet daily challenges with an entrepreneurial spirit.


  • Payroll Processing including weekly, bi-weekly, and daily adjusting payrolls

  • Processing Direct Deposits

  • Maintaining employee payroll files

  • Assisting with Pay Card Administration

  • Preparing payroll reports for monthly financial dashboards

  • Processing Garnishments

  • Assisting with monthly reconciliations and financial reporting requirements

  • Other relevant payroll duties, as assigned


  • Ability to independently analyze and resolve issues and questions

  • The candidate must be a self-starter, with strong critical thinking skills and demonstrate the ability to prioritize and manage multiple demands

  • Exceptional attention to detail, a good problem solver who is organized, flexible, self-directed and possesses excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to create, maintain and analyze data effectively and efficiently, using spreadsheets and databases. Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook.

  • Ability to communicate effectively and work cooperatively with staff at all levels of the organization, including internal and cross-departmental teams, consistently displaying a high level of professionalism, as well as with outside vendors.

  • Must possess the ability to work with confidential reports and information with complete discretion.

All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, sex, color, orientation, age, religion, or national origin.