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.

    September meeting will be our Annual State-wide Education Seminar. 

Location: Suntrust Bldg.  
         300 E McBee Ave
Greenville, SC 29601
    8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Speakers to Include:

    Carlie Boese/ Chelsea Hoyes; Robert Half
Grant Close; Ford Harrison Law
Andrea Roubal; Homeland Security/ICE
Ronii Rizzo; BDO
Kristen Cook; SC Treasurer's Office
Courtney Mayfield; Rosenfield Einstein  

      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 -                                               
    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:   
        Payroll Specialist, Full Time
        Location: Greenville, SC

        Responsible for delivering exceptional customer service while processing payrolls of varying size and complexity for multiple small to mid-sized businesses. Additional responsibilities include interacting and assisting clients with new employee onboarding process, ensuring all documentation is received and accurately processed for payroll production and setting up employee profiles (eg, personal information, tax deductions, garnishments, levies, etc.) in payroll software.

         Minimum Requirements:

         High School Diploma required; Associate's degree (A.A) or equivalent in accounting or other business-related field is strongly desired

        • 3+ years of payroll processing experience required
        • Solid understanding of payroll and payroll tax laws is also a must
        • Proficient in MS Office, data entry and office equipment (i.e. telephone, head set, 10-key or calculator, PC, FAX machine, photo copier)
        • Excellent organizational, planning and prioritization skills
        • Ability to multi-task with speed and accuracy in a fast-paced environment
        • Ability to learn new software quickly

         Apply with resume at

         with subject line: Payroll Specialist

        Payroll Admin, Full Time
        Location: Greenville, SC

         Provides administrative support and back-up to Payroll Specialists, clients, employees and internal team for payroll-related processing matters. Ability to respond to questions and requests promptly to assure a high level of client service is critical.

                    Minimum Requirements:

         High School Diploma required (Associate's degree (A.A) or equivalent in business-related field is strongly desired)

        • 2+ years of payroll processing and administrative experience Excellent organizational, planning and prioritization skills
        • Ability to multi-task with speed and accuracy in a fast-paced environment 

         Apply with resume at

         with subject line: Payroll Admin

         Payroll Administrator
        Job Description: Aston Carter is seeking a temporary contract position as a Payroll Admin for a corporate organization in Greenville, SC.  The right candidate would have 2-4 years of full circle Payroll experience using a large payroll system.  The top three skills needed in this position are experience in multi-state payroll, garnishments and payroll tax.  Day to day would be collecting, compiling and entering payroll data as well as processing invoices for payout, etc.  This position would be paying $20/hour.  If you or anyone you know is interested, please feel free to reach out to Kate Dunn at            


         Transcontinental Packaging          
        SR. Payroll Analyst
        Payroll Processing, review/audit time and attendance data, report preparation and analysis, journal entries, 401k Administration.
        Garnishments, weekly imports and exports to vendors; manage workflow and updates for ADP.

        8-10 years of payroll experience
        High School diploma required, BA/BS or Associates degree preferred.
        Required to obtain American Payroll Association certification within six months of hire.  FPC or CPP

                    To apply:

                                            Quality Business Solutions
                                     Payroll Administrator Position

                                        Full Time / Non-Exempt

        The Payroll Administrator will initialize employee time and payroll data.  Compute employees' time worked, production, commissions, and bonus entries.  May compute and post wages and deductions and/or prepare paychecks.  This position performs a variety of general administrative functions for multiple departments.   
        Serve as a dedicated Payroll Admin to an assigned client base
        Manage workflow to ensure all payroll transactions are processed accurately and timely.
        New Hires, Terminations, W4 Changes, direct deposits, garnishments, PTO, insurance, 401(k) deductions.
          Minimum Qualifications:
        High School diploma
        2-4 years experience processing multi-state payroll preferred
        Working knowledge of payroll best practices
        Solid understanding of payroll and payroll tax laws preferred
        Strong work ethic and team player   
        For further details, please send resume to:



        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 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






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