Company Overview

For 30 years, clients in the private and public sectors have relied upon SOS International LLC (SOSi) for critical operations in the world’s most challenging environments. SOSi is privately held, was founded by its current ownership in 1989, maintains corporate headquarters in Reston, VA, and specializes in providing logistics, construction, training, intelligence, and information technology solutions to the defense, diplomatic, intelligence and law enforcement communities.

All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


6-191002-9667: Compensation Technician- Additional Entitlements & Remaining Deductions (AE&RD) Pool
LocationU.S. - South Carolina - Charleston
Open Date10/4/2019
  
JOB DESCRIPTION
STG, a wholly owned subsidiary of SOS International LLC (SOSi), is seeking a Payroll Compensation Technician in Charleston, SC. to support the AE&RD Pool for Global Compensation’s Office of American Pay Processing. The Compensation Technician will be responsible for payroll processing, analysis, and auditing and monitoring of payroll.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES 

The Compensation Technician’s primary responsibilities are T&A reporting (bi-monthly), pay calculation, individual leave accounts, allotments of pay, and other individual pay matters for those paid under local compensation plans at serviced-posts.  Specific Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

•Responsible for accuracy of calculating and processing Time and Attendance into various proprietary financial systems, ensuring timeliness and accuracy of information.  This includes working accounts by organization or country code by processing a variety of transactions which affect pay, leave, taxes, benefits and other deductions.
•Receive, research, analyze, and process pay actions under the Remaining Deductions such as, but not limited to: Advance of Pay, Combined Federal Campaign (CFC), Earned Income Credit, Garnishments, General Inquiry – Remaining Deductions & Historical, Official Residence Expense (ORE), Overpayment – Remaining Deductions, Overpayment Response – Remaining Deductions, Settlement Cases, Supplemental – Remaining Deductions,  T&A Processing, T&A Processing Manual Submission, Union Dues, W-2 Correction, W-2/1099 Request and  Year-to-Date Adjustment (YTDA). 
•As needed, the following Additional Entitlements Monitoring may be required:  T&A Adjustment Monitoring, Employees Not Paid Report, SCALP Report, Updating Post Differential Tables in CAPPS, Automated Adjustment Report, T&A Correction Errors by Org Code and Calculations Exception.
•Receive, research, analyze, and process pay actions under Remaining Deductions such as, but not limited to: Advance of Pay, Combined Federal Campaign (CFC), Earned Income Credit, Garnishments, General Inquiry – Remaining Deductions & Historical, Official Residence Expense (ORE), Overpayment – Remaining Deductions, Overpayment Response – Remaining Deductions, Settlement Cases, Supplemental – Remaining Deductions,  T&A Processing, T&A Processing Manual Submission, Union Dues, W-2 Correction, W-2/1099 Request and  Year-to-Date Adjustment (YTDA)  
•Verifies the validity of personnel actions and personal service contracts/agreements prepared by serviced Embassies, rejecting those who are not properly completed or in accord with existing personnel law, regulation and advises post personnel offices of the deficiencies and corrections needed to affect the action. 
•Answers questions from employees regarding payroll matters (pay, deductions and related matters).
•Audits, analyzes and reconciles reports or accounts, and as necessary administers adjustments which are largely retroactive in nature.  More difficult adjustments may require extensive record searches and involve correction of accounts.    
•Perform manual calculations when deemed necessary to verify year-to-date adjustments and corrections when the calculations cannot be performed through the automated payroll system, CAPPS and or other financial systems as required.
•Research, correct and determine the cause of erroneous payments and timely clearing of domestic and overseas T&A rejects.
•Calculating overpayments made due to system deficiencies, preparing proposed repayments schedules, communications those proposals to the employees and entering the collections in accordance with the debt collections of the Federal Government.  Overpayments may occur during each bi-weekly pay cycle. 
•Prepares reports on various aspects of the payroll cycle, as requested by DoS.
•Performs other payroll duties as assigned.


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
•Security Clearance: Secret-must have Interim Secret to start
•Education: Graduation from a two-year college.
•Experience: Requires experience with computer-based applications including word-processing, spreadsheets, and database management systems.  MS Excel and MS Word experience at an intermediate level is required.
•Personnel shall possess superior multi-tasking, customer service, analytical, organizational, oral and written communication skills
•Employee shall have a pleasant demeanor. Ability to understand brief explanations of work requirements. Ability to lift 10 pounds. Ability to sit, stands, bend, kneel and type for extended periods of time.

 
SOFTWARE SYSTEMS UTILIZED:
CAPPS (Consolidated American Personnel & Payroll System), Report.web, Employee Express, Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook), Global Foreign Affairs Compensation System (GFACS), GFS Knowledge Base (KB), GEMS (Government Employee Management System), DIS (Document Imaging System & various websites of government agencies (Employee Express, IRS, TSP Office of Personnel Management) and other software systems required to complete the job.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
•Prefer extensive payroll processing experience
•Prefer experience with CAPPS (Consolidated American Personnel & Payroll System), Report.web, Employee Express, Microsoft Office Suite, GFS Knowledge Base, Remedy Case Management, Document Imaging Software (DIS) & various websites of government agencies (Employee Express, IRS, TSP. Office of Personnel Mgmt)

WORK ENVIRONMENT
•Work environment is normal for office setting in a multiple (closely located) building campus located in a Federal Facility
•The workday is 8-hour and 45-minutes including a 45-minute non-compensated lunch
•Core hours are from 9am-3pm