Type: Direct

Reference ID: 831

Category: Accounting / Finance

GEM Technologies, Inc. (GEM) is seeking an experienced Payroll Clerk to positively impact and support our corporate headquarters in Knoxville, TN. The ideal candidate for this position will exhibit exceptional attention to detail ability, have demonstrated experience with certified payrolls for craft/union workers, be able to think analytically, and work efficiently to requisite deadlines.


  • Review, compile, and process payroll for multiple company business lines.
  • Appropriately prioritize and meet constant payroll deadlines.
  • Offer excellent customer service to employees and clients.
  • Enter and maintain employee information with a high level of both accuracy and proficiency.
  • Monitor timecards for discrepancies and enter payroll data into Paylocity system.
  • Maintain records for vacations and sick day eligibility.
  • Prepare and/or issue paychecks and keep records of leave pay and nontaxable wages.
  • Prepare reports for management, including vacation accrual, tax deductions, hours worked, benefit deductions, etc.
  • Related tasks such as filing, scanning, and faxing may also be assigned.


  • High School Diploma and minimum 3 years of payroll related experience.
  • Demonstrated technical expertise related to MS Office Suite and related software/systems.
  • Experience with certified payrolls for craft/union workers is preferred.
  • Experience with Paylocity is a plus.
  • Ability to understand employee payroll issues and communicate solutions clearly and effectively.


About GEM: We are a federal contractor to the Department of Energy, its major contractors, and state-level and commercial agencies throughout the nation. Founded in 1994 as an engineering and technical services company, our service lines have since expanded to include environmental remediation, facilities maintenance, construction, demolition, and waste management. We are headquartered near Oak Ridge, TN, and provides nationwide services in locations that include Texas, Illinois, Kentucky, New Mexico, Ohio, Georgia, and South Carolina.

GEM Technologies Inc., is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer