Upstate SC Chapter
of the American Payroll Association

Welcome to the Upstate SC APA!

SubChapter #153 of the American

Payroll Association has been created in the Upstate of South Carolina.  The chapter will serve the areas of Greenville, Spartanburg, and Anderson as well as the other surrounding counties and cities.

    There will be no January meeting
Please join us February 07, 2019

175 Patewood Dr. Greenville
Community Room



      See Upcoming Meetings Tab

    If you see these ladies, be sure to acknowledge the hard work and dedication passing the FPC Certification exam in 2018!

    Nora Nix
    Saranna rollins
    Michelle Bogle

          Be sure to check the Upcoming Meetings page... 

    The following have been elected:
    President - Marlon Baese, GHS
    President Elect -                                               
    Secretary - Cyndi Bryson, Confluence Outdoor
    Treasurer - Denise Salopek, Young Accounting
    The chapter got its start when a small group of payroll professionals decided it was time to provide continuing education and networking opportunities for payroll and human resource professionals in the area. In the future the group hopes to offer study groups for those who would like to sit for the CPP and FPC exams as well as get involved in the community.         

  Do you have payroll/HR/accounting related  positions open at your employer? 

      We will be happy to include your listing on the Website.

      **Applicants - Please be sure to contact job posting contact only.

          does not have job information.**

                          New Positions Available:   


          Payroll Tax Specialist, Full Time
          Location:  Greenville, SC

          Minimum Requirements:

          • Associate’s degree in Accounting or other related field required
          • Two – Five years of multi-entity, multi-state pay tax filing experience
          • Detail-oriented with ability to handle repetitive tasks
          • Strong computer skills with ability to learn new software quickly
          • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines
          • Strong Excel skills
          • Strong oral and written communication skills
          • Master Tax experience  a plus

          Responsible for all areas of payroll tax filings, including federal, state and local for PEO, multi-entity and muti-state businesses of varying size and complexity. Additional responsibilities include preparing monthly, quarterly and annual federal and state tax filings; reconciling of tax payments to payroll and general ledger transactions; reconciling of 941, 940 and W-2 forms at year end, resolving tax problems reported by clients or agencies relating to inaccurate or late payments

          Propel HR offers:

          • Competitive Salaries
          • Paid Holidays and Personal Time Off
          • Company-sponsored Medical Benefits for Employees
          • Voluntary Dental, Vision, Disability and Life Insurance Options
          • 401(k) retirement plan with company match
          • Employee Assistance Program

          Apply with resume at

          with subject line: Payroll Specialist

           Payroll Analyst 
          CPP/FPC certification preferred.
          Process payroll, review and audit, report preparation and managing workflow.
          Must have high volume, multi-state experience. 
          200+ employees.
          International payroll experience a plus.
          Salary is up to $65k

          Payroll Manager


          TTI Power Equipment (RYOBI, Ridgit, Homelite)

          Anderson, SC
          We are seeking an experienced Payroll Manager to take over our payroll operations due to current Payroll Manager retiring at year end.
          Prefer 4 year degree, but, flexible on education.
          Looking for 5+ years of payroll experience to include multi-state payroll and tax experience.
          Salary DOE

          Send Resume directly to Sam

          Or apply to the posting online: 





          Large corporate organization in Greenville is looking for 2+ years of experience in payroll, data entry, and Excel to help with an ongoing project. $20/hr+. Email if you or any one in your accounting/finance network is looking for their next opportunity!

          HCM Specialist

          Primary Position Summary:  Performance Payroll is looking for a professional to handle our clients in a fun, fast paced, dynamic environment. The HCM Specialist will normally handle a portfolio of clients, assisting with questions relating to their payroll, tax and HR services. The Specialist will be the primary point of contact for all client inquiries. This individual will provide excellent client support and resolve client issues using effective problem solving skills in a timely manner. If you like working in a team environment at a company with a family atmosphere where you can bring your 'A' game every day keep reading!


          • Experience in Human Resources and Payroll Software is preferred
          • Knowledge of payroll processing and account experience is helpful

           Key Result Areas:  
          Specialist is responsible for providing top-notch customer service through relationship building and customer support. (We know our clients' birthdays, and their dogs' names!)

          • Specialist must be comfortable and proactive in reaching out to clients via phone and email to resolve payroll and tax issues. (If you are paralyzed by a ringing phone this may not be the job for you.)
          • Representative must demonstrate ability to respond to client questions in a timely manner.
          • Communicate with Tax Department if client receives a tax notice. Assist Tax Department in communicating next steps for the client.
          • Representative should strive to provide a positive customer experience throughout the entire payroll process.
          • Up-sell clients by periodically explaining the benefits of additional products that the client does not use.
          • Participating in designated client calling, card writing and other retention oriented programs. (We bring Southern Hospitality to the payroll industry.)
          • Maintaining a high rate of client retention through quality service.

           Education / Training / Certifications:

           Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) or Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) preferred.

          • BA/BS degree is preferred with a track record of proven customer service skills.
          • Great communication skills are a must.
          • Comfortable with business software is important.

     Submit resumes to Brenda

          Senior Payroll Analyst
          Location: Greenville, SC

          "Great opportunity to work with a large, growing organization in Greenville, see below! Senior Payroll Analyst - large corporate organization in Greenville is looking for 8+ years of experience in multi-state (exempt and non-exempt) payroll, general accounting, and strong Excel skills. CPP or FPC certification preferred. Up to $63k. Email/call Kate Dunn at or (864)607-9073 if you or any one in your accounting/finance network is looking for their next opportunity!”

          HCM Implementation Specialist
          Location: Greenville, SC

          Setup, Training & successful implementation of clients into our Human Capital Management software.
          Act as primary contact for the client during the implementation process and is responsible for all communication regarding implementation plan and timeline.
          Must be comfortable and proactive in reaching out to clients via phone and email regarding all implementation activity.
          Enter previous payroll provider data, if applicable, and follow balancing procedures to ensure all converted data is accurate.
          Process 1st & 2nd payrolls with the client to ensure all set up is accurate and meets client expectations.

          May be helpful to have worked in another Payroll Bureau or CPA
          Candidate should be detail oriented, be able to multi-task, well spoke, good customer service skills, team player, self-motivator, quick learner and have project management skills.

          Education & Certifications:
          CPP or FPC preferred.
          BA/BS degree is preferred with a track record of proven customer service skills.
          Comfortable with business software is important.

          Send resume to


          Payroll Admin, Full Time
          Location: Greenville, SC

           Provides administrative support and back-up to Payroll Specialists, clients, employees and internal team for payroll-related processing matters. Ability to respond to questions and requests promptly to assure a high level of client service is critical.

                      Minimum Requirements:

           High School Diploma required (Associate's degree (A.A) or equivalent in business-related field is strongly desired)

          • 2+ years of payroll processing and administrative experience Excellent organizational, planning and prioritization skills
          • Ability to multi-task with speed and accuracy in a fast-paced environment 

           Apply with resume at

           with subject line: Payroll Admin

           Payroll Administrator
          Job Description: Aston Carter is seeking a temporary contract position as a Payroll Admin for a corporate organization in Greenville, SC.  The right candidate would have 2-4 years of full circle Payroll experience using a large payroll system.  The top three skills needed in this position are experience in multi-state payroll, garnishments and payroll tax.  Day to day would be collecting, compiling and entering payroll data as well as processing invoices for payout, etc.  This position would be paying $20/hour.  If you or anyone you know is interested, please feel free to reach out to Kate Dunn at            











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