Payroll Specialist

Atlanta, GA | Finance & Accounting

Position Summary:

At GoHealth Urgent Care, we place the needs of our patients first - by providing an effortless patient experience, a welcoming culture of care and seamless integration with market-leading health systems and our communities.

The Payroll Specialist is responsible for the administration of payroll processing, including but not limited to export of payroll time across multiple locations, employee data entry, maintenance of system, payroll reporting, and communication with management and employees for assigned market(s).

Schedule:  9 am - 6 pm Monday - Friday 


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Some College courses preferred
Work Experience
  • 5+ years experience of full cycle payroll process experience required
  • Experience processing payroll for multiple states
  • Experience with payroll system platform(s)
Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) certification preferred

Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
  • Efficient knowledge in payroll best practices
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams
  • Able to work under stress to meet deadlines.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word
Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Preferred
Knowledge of multiple state and local taxes preferred

  • Process payroll to net complete for assigned Pay Groups.
  • Responsible for timely updates and verification of employee changes, including tax withholding's, direct deposits and addresses within the database system
  • Serve as the administrator for time and attendance for assigned market(s).
  • Responsible for making updates employee 401(k) Benefits deductions as requested.
  • Responsible for various payroll reporting to be distributed to Operational Management or other teams as needed.
  • Reconcile Paid Time Off balances
  • Respond to payroll related inquiries from management and employees.
  • Assist with implementation of new Pay Groups and employee/manager training
  • Additional duties as assigned
UPDATE: COVID Vaccine Announcement: GoHealth Urgent Care is requiring all new hires to disclose their COVID-19 vaccination status in all markets. In certain markets, it will be required that new hires be fully vaccinated and boosted for COVID-19 vaccine (either the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine series or the single dose Johnson & Johnson Janssen vaccine) prior to their first day of employment. This is a condition of employment, unless a faith-based or medical exemption is approved.

All qualified persons are granted an equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity or expression, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, genetic information, medical condition, family care leave status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, otherwise qualified disabled or veteran status. The company will comply with all fair employment laws in each of the jurisdictions where we conduct business.

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Why GoHealth?

GoHealth Urgent Care has outstanding career opportunities in Connecticut, Delaware, Houston, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, New York City, North Carolina, Northwest Arkansas, Oklahoma City, San Francisco and the Portland-Vancouver area. And all of these positions have one thing in common: flexibility to practice urgent care medicine the way it was meant to be, without the stress and bureaucracy of hierarchical organizations. With reasonable work hours that don’t emotionally exhaust or burn them out, our team can balance and prioritize their professional and personal lives.

The lifestyle you can lead.

Atlanta is Georgia’s state capital and home to approximately half a million residents. Well known for its arts, theater, galleries and museums, cultural attractions, and institutions of higher education, Atlanta offers many things to do. Visit Georgia Aquarium, the largest public aquarium in the Western Hemisphere. Shop and enjoy great entertainment in Underground Atlanta. See wildlife shows at Zoo Atlanta. Catch a pro football, basketball or baseball game. Foodies will delight in local favorites, such as crab fritters, chicken biscuits, pulled pork sandwiches and salted caramel ice cream. Choose from many welcoming neighborhoods to live in, from downtown and midtown to Chastain Park, and from Buckhead to Cabbagetown, Kirkwood and Morningside. There’s also a good selection of public and private schools and nearby colleges and universities. Public transportation is excellent, and Atlanta is also served by Amtrak and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.