Upstate SC Chapter
of the American Payroll Association

Welcome to the Upstate SC APA!

SubChapter #153 of the American
Payroll Association has been created in the Upstate of South Carolina.  The chapter will serve the areas of Greenville, Spartanburg, and Anderson as well as the other surrounding counties and cities.

      2018 Meetings will be moved to Patewood Rd Location

    The next chapter meeting will be Thursday, July 12th.

    Speaker: Greenville County Family Court
    Topic: Child Support & Wage Withholdings
    Location: 175 Patewood Drive
      See Upcoming Meetings Tab

    36th Annual American Payroll Association CONGRESS

    May 15th-19th, 2018
    National Harbor, MD

          Be sure to check the Upcoming Meetings page... 

    The following have been elected:
    President - Marlon Baese, GHS
    President Elect - Sherry Johnson, American Services, Inc
    Secretary - Cyndi Bryson, Confluence Outdoor
    Treasurer - Denise Salopek, Young Accounting
    The chapter got its start when a small group of payroll professionals decided it was time to provide continuing education and networking opportunities for payroll and human resource professionals in the area. In the future the group hopes to offer study groups for those who would like to sit for the CPP and FPC exams as well as get involved in the community.         

  Do you have payroll/HR/accounting related  positions open at your employer? 

      We will be happy to include your listing on the Website.

      **Applicants - Please be sure to contact job posting contact only.

        does not have job information.**

              New Positions Available:   


        Greenville County School District

        Qualifications: College Degree; Strong Accounting background; Ability to communicate verbally and in writing; Must be able to work independently; Proficient knowledge of computer software, MS Office.  Working knowledge of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP); Infor/Lawson preferred.
        Reports To: Director, Payroll & Insurance Services
        Terms of Employment: Twelve months (245 days)
        Salary Range: $29,363 - $47,040

        Candidates should apply at :


                                         Payroll Manager Greenville, SC

         Manufacturer seeking Payroll Manager to manage payroll system in compliance with company policies and various Federal, State, and Local laws and regulations.

         Responsibilities Include:


        To manage payroll system in compliance with company policies and various state and federal laws and regulations. o Analyze, prepare and input payroll bi-weekly for all associates. 

        UltiPro/Ceridian Systems
        Pays Competitively & Great Benefits 

        Responsibilities Include:
        To manage payroll system in compliance with company policies and various state and federal laws and regulations:
        Analyze, prepare and input payroll bi-weekly for all associates.
        Maintain current knowledge of applicable state and federal wage and hour laws.
        Maintain associate payroll deductions to reflect current W-4 elections, changes garnishments, etc.
        Audit and maintain proper department coding of employees for allocation of payroll dollars.
        Work with HR technicians to pull and reconcile time clock data and assure that time clock date imported into the payroll system balances with the original data file. 
        Coordinate payment of staffing agencies
        Manage direct deposits
        New Hires reporting
        Print and distribute check stubs to all locations
        Coordinate wage garnishment requirements with vendor.
        Generate, audit and transmit quarterly tax files to Company tax filing service.
        Generate and distribute associates annual W-2's.
        Process payroll export file for general ledger.       

        To manage company vehicle fleet with respect to leasing, fuel, repairs, and coordination of replacement:
        Maintain records on all fleet vehicles.
        Serve as the point of contact with fleet vendor for ordering and return of lease fleet vehicles.
        Facilitate payment of leases on vehicles.
        Coordinate maintenance of fleet vehicles.
        Review and audit gas purchases for fleet vehicles.  Process payment of fleet gas card invoices.
        Process payment of property taxes on fleet vehicles.
        Assure fleet vendor maintains current registrations, tags, and insurance information for all fleet vehicles.

        Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Human Resources or other related field.
        3-5 years of experience as a Payroll Manager or Payroll Clerk for large manufacturer.
        Manufacturing industry experience is a requirement.
        Proficiency with Microsoft Products - including high proficiency with Excel.
        Proficiency with Enterprise level payroll and time management systems.
        Familiarity with the structure of ERP systems is a plus.
        Use of other non-specific and company specific databases and software packages are also required.
        Must have high attention to detail and highly value precision in their work.
        Good communication and analytical skills.

        For confidential
        consideration, please send resumes to Julia Williams at  864-553-7224





        Pay Range $70-$80k 
        Oversee payroll for US operations and corporate office (`1500 employees)  Manage small team and develop processes.  Knowledge and experience with multi-state manufacturing payroll is desired.

        Email: Joe Dwars



        Job Summary

        Performs a wide variety of payroll processing activities and record keeping to ensure the timeliness and accuracy of the bi-weekly payroll. Proficient in working in Payroll and Time and Attendance software systems including editing functions.  Provides guidance, direction and education to managers, timekeepers and employees in payroll related matters. 

         Minimum Education

         Associate's Degree - Accounting, Business Administration or closely related field.

         Minimum Experience

         5 years - Payroll experience

         In lieu of the Above Minimum Requirements

         High school diploma or equivalent and 10 years of Payroll experience.

         Other Required Experience

         FPC - Preferred

         Position Posting Category

         Non Clinical Professional/Technical

         To submit an online application:

        Payroll Administrator, Full Time
        Greenville County Library System
        Deadline to Apply: Monday, February 19th, 2018
        Salary: $42,729 / year with Benefits
        Location: Hughes Main Library, Greenville SC

        Minimum Requirements: 2 years of college-level work
        3 years experience in accounting, payroll, benefits administration or related field
        Preferred: Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business Administration

        Apply: to submit an online application.
        Inquiries may be directed to Cindy Quinn at (864) 527-9232 or 



        Payroll Tax Specialist
        At Performance HCM, we’re committed to creating a positive and productive place to work for our teammates.  It’s an inviting atmosphere intended to inspire people to bring their wealth of experience, creativity and enthusiasm to their jobs every day.  With an average retention rate of 95%, our people find tier careers at Performance HCM to be challenging and rewarding.  

        Position Summary 

        The Payroll Tax Specialist is responsible for filing accurate and timely tax reports and remitting the proper amount due to the appropriate governmental agency.  The ideal candidate is someone who is self-motivated, deadline driven, well organized, detailed oriented, strong computer skills and possesses a customer friendly attitude.  
        Job Duties 

        Key Job Duties include:
        • File timely and accurate tax reports
        • Remit timely and accurate tax payments
        • Effectively research, track and resolved tax issues in a timely manner
        • Effectively communicate with clients, agencies and teammates
        • Demonstrate initiative by proactively seeking ways to improve process and procedures
        • Ability to work additional hours during peak tax filing periods

        Candidate Experience

        Candidate experience - may be helpful to have worked in Accounting, Finance, Audit or another Payroll Bureau
        Candidate should be detail oriented, be able to multi task, well spoken, good customer service skills, team player, self-motivator, quick learner and have project management skills. 

        Candidate should have solid analytical skills and enjoy comfortable working with numbers 
        Strong software skills, including Excel, Word and Outlook
        Payroll experience would be a plus but not required.  

        Contact: Lynn Ciesla, CPP Performance HCM  1-864-365-0813 

        Quality Business Solution, Inc has an immediate opening for a Payroll Administrator to join our team in Travelers Rest, SC.  This is a great opportunity to join one of the fastest growing companies in the United States. We offer competitive wages and an excellent benefits package.  Full Tim, Exempt position.  Reports to Payroll/Benefits Manager.
        For more company information visit  Qualified applicants should send their resume to       




      Payroll Positions Available:


      • 4-5 Years of High Volume Payroll
      • Knowledge of payroll principles and practices
      • Computer literate and proficient in MS -Office, especially Excel and Word
      • Accurate data entry skill
      • Demonstrated organizational skills

      Job Duties and Responsibilities

      • Provides superior customer service to all employees
      • Preparation of payroll data for assigned territory; includes approving payroll changes, new hires, terminations, W-4 changes, direct deposit and pay card changes
      • Opens/Processes/Closes payrolls within the Human Resources computer system(s)
      • Prepares and distributes payroll reports/exports/funding, runs GL reports at month end, and calls in NACHA file to bank if Payroll Manager and Lead Payroll Administrator are unavailable.
      • Researches and prepares special reports for management and other personnel
      • Performs calculation of monthly bonus using computerized systems and manual spreadsheets
      • Tests computer systems and upgrades to ensure payroll is processed correctly
      • Review timecards for accuracy for assigned territory
      • Run GL and prepare journal entries for any necessary branch expense changes
      • Trains other payroll personnel
      • Prompt and regular attendance is required

      All candidates can email their resumes to me directly at

      HCM Specialist (Human Capital Management)

      Primary Position Summary: Performance Payroll is looking for a professional to handle our clients in a fun, fast paced, dynamic environment. The HCM Specialist will normally handle a portfolio of clients, assisting with questions relating to their payroll, tax and HR services
      Key Result Areas:
      Specialist must be comfortable and proactive in reaching out to clients via phone and
      email to resolve payroll and tax issues. (If you are paralyzed by a ringing phone this may not be the job for you.)
      Representative must demonstrate ability to respond to client questions in a timely
      Representative should strive to provide a positive customer experience throughout the
      entire payroll process.
      Maintaining a high rate of client retention through quality service.
      Education / Training / Certifications:
      Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) or Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) preferred.
      BA/BS degree is preferred with a track record of proven customer service skills.
      Great communication skills are a must.
      Comfortable with business software is important.

      Resumes can be sent to


      Find Great People is hiring!  We have an immediate opening for a Payroll and Billing Specialist to join our team in Greenville.  Great opportunity to join one of the Best Places to Work in SC!  Pay is up to $45K DOE.   


      • High-volume, weekly payroll processing for Greenville and Columbia locations
      • Weekly billing/invoicing to clients
      • Serve as point person for candidate and client payroll questions


      • 2+ years of mid-to-high volume payroll processing required
      • Strong customer service skills required
      • Must be a team player, detail-oriented, and able to handle the pressure of deadlines
      • HS diploma required; BS degree preferred

      To apply, please send a Word copy of your resume to Leanne Veach & Katie Cline at  Thank you! 







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