Upstate SC Chapter
of the American Payroll Association

Welcome to the Upstate SC APA!

hapter #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.


  * 2017 Meeting Schedule Available *
      See Upcoming Meetings Tab
          Be sure to check the Upcoming Meetings page for address. 

    The following have been elected:
    President - Marlon Baese, GHS
    President Elect - Sherry Johnson, American Services, Inc
    Secretary - Cyndi Bryson, Plastic Omnium
    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.**

      Job Announcement: Kronos System Administrator, Clemson University, Clemson SC

      Clemson University has a job opening for a Kronos System Administrator.  The link for external applicants is:

      The Job ID is 101379.  The application deadline is March 22, 2017.

      Temporary Payroll Administrator
      Location: Greenville
      Prestigious Fortune 500 Company looking for someone who is competent in ADP, results-oriented and organized to join their expanding team!

      If you are interested in learning more or submitting your resume:

      Payroll Processor
      Location: Downtown Greenville
      Pay: $45-$50k DOE

      Growing company in downtown Greenville seeking a strong Payroll Processor to join their team.  Great opportunity for someone who enjoys a challenge. (complex, high-volume, multi-state payroll)
      Responsibilities:  Process weekly, multi-sate payroll for 800+ employees
      Requirements:  3+ yrs of full process, multi state payroll required
      BS Degree
      CPP certification preferred.

      If you are interested in applying, send your resume to:

      Payroll Tax Specialist                              

      Primary Position Summary:
      February 16, 2017
      This position is responsible for tax filing of Federal, State and Local Quarterly and Annual returns, tax agency
      research, Agency relations, coordinate and assist in resolution of tax issues, and amendments as the relate to
      Performance Payroll Clients
      Key job duties included:
      Perform quarter process and timely delivery of quarter end reports
      Assist in executing year end process and timely delivery of year end reports and W2’s
      Investigate, determine the status and resolve payroll tax related notices from Tax Authorities
      Ability to work additional hours during peak tax filing periods
      Excel Experience
      Organizational skills
      Ability to meet deadlines
      Ability to Communicate clearly and accurately
      3 years Prior Payroll Experience required
      Prior Tax Experience a plus but not required

      Resumes can be sent to

      Payroll Manager
      Level: Management
      Type: Direct Hire
      Compensation: $55-$70K
      Greenville, SC

      Job Description:  Manage a small team of Payroll Admins.  This is a great opportunity to work in an atmosphere with a nice work-life balance and a variety of responsibilities.
      End to End Payroll processing for weekly and bi-weekly payrolls
      Prepare payroll reports for leadership team
      Coach and guide payroll staff
      Create and maintain payroll guidelines
      Follow federal and state wage and hour laws
      Ensure I9 and E-verify process is maintained
      Other duties as discussed.
      Qualifications:  Strong customer service and interpersonal skills required.
      Prior Leadership experience required.
      Good systems and timekeeping systems experience required.
      5+ yrs payroll experience
      Bachelor's Degree strongly preferred
      FPC or CPP preferred but not required.

      If you are interested, send your resume to Janell Pennington at
      864-297-0114 Fax


      Payroll Administrator
      Southern First Bank
      Qualifications:  Bachelor's Degree or a minimum of an Associates of Arts degreeAccounting experience helpful.  Minimum 2 yrs corporate payroll.  Proficiency with windows-based office programs.
      Strong organizational skills.
      Excellent Problem Solving skills
      Excellent client services skills.
      Duties:  Record employee information; verify attendance; run reports from payroll system; review time sheets; manage direct deposits; perform daily payroll operations.
      Send resume to:
      or fax to: 864-679-9474

      Payroll Specialist
      Spartanburg District Seven 7
      Qualifications:  High School Diploma/GED, Associates Degree preferred.  Payroll experience.
      (Preferably in a school district or other government agency), Strong work ethic; Professionalism; ability to deal sensitively with confidential material; strong communication skills; decision-making, problem-solving and analytical skills; organizational, multi-tasking and prioritizing skills.
      Reports To:  Director of Finance
      Contact: Melissa Campbell
      610 Dupre Dr.
      Spartanburg, SC 29307


      Accountemps: Payroll Specialist Needed!!

      A successful candidate would be someone who is very organized and has the ability to juggle multiple projects!! This is a temp to hire role with an outsourcing payroll company in Greenville.

      Job Duties Include and are not limited to:

      ·         Communicating with clients via email and phone to provide quality customer service

      ·         Data entry

      ·         Payroll reconciliations

      ·         Payroll tax filings (multi-state payroll tax experience a PLUS!!)

      ·         Ability to work with multiple software systems


      ·         Minimum of 3 years of payroll experience

       Pay is dependent on experience, but starts at $16/hr.  Interested candidates please email your resume in MS Word to Katie Groves at







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