Northwest Cosmetic Labs

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Payroll Clerk

Employment Status: Full-Time/Regular
Reports To: Controller
Location: Idaho Falls
Shift(s): Day

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for the processing and posting of payroll and related functions, including timesheet verification, error resolution, submitting direct deposit files and paychecks, filing and remitting payroll taxes, and coordinating with others regarding benefits administration. The position involves regular interaction with staff and supervisors across all departments of the company. Qualified candidates will have at least 1 year of solid experience of payroll administration, an understanding of benefits administration, and possess a high degree of professionalism, discretion, and confidentiality. Bilingual skills in Spanish are a plus.

Duties and Responsibilites:

  • Process Payroll
  • File and remit payroll taxes and meet all applicable deadlines
  • Employee Services/Counseling related to payroll
  • Process Garnishments
  • Process Child Support Notices
  • Voluntary and Involuntary Termination Processes
  • File Maintenance to include:
  • o New Employees
  • o Employee Department Changes
  • o Non-Exempt Salary Changes
  • o Direct Deposit Changes
  • o W-4 Changes
  • o Benefits records and withholdings
  • Provide good customer service to payees and help resolve issues in a positive and friendly manner.
  • Maintain exceptional communication across various teams.
  • Meet payroll deadlines and handle troubleshooting and prioritizing problem resolution.
  • Detail oriented and highly organized.
  • Organize and maintain paper and electronic files; scan and store appropriate documents in secure folders.
  • Assist with maintenance of office equipment and copiers.
  • Provide Employment Verification
  • Performs other duties as assigned or needed.


  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Must have previous experience processing payroll and be familiar with payroll tax filings.
  • Must have strong MS Office skills;
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Must be able to multi-task and manage multiple priorities with tact and professionalism.
  • Positive attitude and forward thinker, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions.
  • Highly resourceful, with the demonstrated ability to be effective in an independent environment with little supervision.
  • Successful track record of achieving high performance goals and consistently meeting deadlines in a fast paced environment.
  • Climb stairs.

Equipment Operated:

  • Office machines, including but not limited to:
  • Personal computer
  • Fax machine
  • 10 key
  • Copy machine

Why Northwest Cosmetic Labs?

Northwest Cosmetic Labs offers a competitive benefits package to all of its full-time employees. Some of the excellent benefits include paid time off, paid holidays, bereavement, 401k options, health benefits, bonuses, company-sponsored family events, competitive pay, and much more.

Northwest Cosmetic Labs (NCL) was founded in 1995 in a small, rented office located near Channing Way in Idaho Falls. NCL, in its 21 years of business, has become a powerhouse in the cosmetic manufacturing arena, working with some of today's top prestigious cosmetic brands. NCL is known for their unique process that brings a concept to customers. This process, dubbed the Cosmovation Process™, infuses innovation into every step, helping to successfully bring cosmetics into the hands of the customer.

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Northwest Cosmetic Labs

200 Technology Drive

Idaho Falls, Idaho 83401

P: 208.522.6723