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Honeywell Payroll Specialist in Overland Park, Kansas

The future is what you make it.

When you join Honeywell, you become a member of our global team of thinkers, innovators, dreamers and doers who make the things that make the future. Working at Honeywell isn’t just about developing cool things. That’s why all of our employees enjoy access to dynamic career opportunities across different fields and industries.

Are you ready to help us make the future?

Honeywell’s Federal Manufacturing & Technologies business manages the U. S. Department of Energy’s Kansas City National Security Campus in Missouri and New Mexico, manufacturing sophisticated mechanical, electronic and engineered-material components for our nation's defense system. Honeywell is on the leading edge of supplying engineering and manufacturing expertise for our nation's defense and national security. Visit for more information about working for Honeywell at the Kansas City National Security Campus.

The Payroll Specialist supports the entire payroll processing cycle and is a vital part of our team. We know that your demonstrated experience and skills will be a phenomenal asset in our support of our shared mission, and we have an expert team that will contribute to your future personal growth and success!

Summary of Duties:

  • Prepares and transmits payroll including inputting data for earnings, taxes (W4), garnishments, deductions and processes direct deposit

  • Balances payroll transaction data

  • Validates payroll information

  • Assists in preparation of W2 tax reports

  • Prepares journal entries and account reconciliations

  • Ensures employees' adherence to Labor Compliance/Time reporting policies, and answers employees' payroll and labor compliance questions.

  • Maintains subsidiary ledgers to support data on account balances

  • Compiles data for reporting and submits ad-hoc reports by deadlines

  • Analyzes accounting data and ensures compliance with policies/procedures, ensures payments are allowable costs under the governmental rules.

  • Develops and maintains detailed procedures and work instructions, implements process improvements, investigates problems and recommends corrective action.

  • Prepares spreadsheets and billing information

  • Documents and maintains internal controls

  • Responds to audit requests

  • Works on special projects and may perform other duties, such as assisting Accounts Payable, as assigned.

You Must Have:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.

  • Two (2) or more years of payroll processing work experience.

  • US Citizenship to be able to obtain and maintain a level Q security clearance.

We Value:

  • Previous full-cycle payroll processing experience

  • Bachelor's degree in business finance discipline, to include college coursework in accounting.

  • 4+ years in a lower level accounting position.

  • Ability to work well in an inclusive, diverse organization.

  • Time reporting experience

  • Strong personal computer skills, including familiarity with PeopleSoft applications, and Microsoft Office (Excel/Word) proficiency.

  • Experience working in a government contractor environment.

  • Flexibility and adaptability to changing priorities and assignments and consistently meet deadlines.

  • Outstanding interpersonal communication skills (including listening, speaking, and writing).

Honeywell is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, or veteran status.