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ARAMARK Payroll Clerk - Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon


About Aramark

Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, state-of-the-art healthcare providers, the world’s leading educational institutions, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world. Our 270,000 team members deliver experiences that enrich and nourish millions of lives every day through innovative services in food, facilities management and uniforms. We operate our business with social responsibility, focusing on initiatives that support our diverse workforce, advance consumer health and wellness, protect our environment, and strengthen our communities. Aramark is recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE, as well as an employer of choice by the Human Rights Campaign and DiversityInc. Learn more at at or connect with us on Facebook at and Twitter at .


Job Summary:

The Payroll Clerk is responsible for payroll related matters and other assigned duties within the Finance or Administration areas of the Company. The Payroll Clerk performs a wide variety of tasks related to employee/payroll records. This position will prepare, process, and maintain Payroll Standards and Compliance in executing tasks to accurately pay assigned employees and stay current with Aramark payroll and payroll-related systems.

Essential Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain current and strong working knowledge of Union Contracts and Aramark policies and procedures

  • Maintain current, general knowledge of Payroll and Labor compliance matters

  • Collect, file and safeguard all payroll related documentation

  • Prepare labor reports in a complete, accurate and timely manner

  • Process all other hourly and manager payroll-related changes in accordance with Aramark policy and procedures

  • Track the compliance to wage and hour measures; report to management areas that need follow up

  • Process other-pay and deductions with proper support (i.e, commissions, gratuities)

  • Transmit the bi-weekly Payroll file in a timely manner; ensuring the location payroll being processed according to the schedule

  • Manage and report to AP all TJV’s related to shared labor

  • Process pay and benefit adjustments with proper support and in accordance with policy and procedures

  • Maintain benefit time tracking logs; provide salaried management with periodic summaries of outstanding Vacation, PTO, and Floating Holidays

  • Maintain compliance with SOX and Aramark Internal Controls; advise management of potential areas of non-compliance

  • Process EDD information requests

  • Prepare various reports as assigned

  • Perform other duties as assigned



  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate with all levels of the organization

  • Ability to work as a team player for the overall goals and objectives of the Finance Department

  • Strong analytical skills; ability to meet deadlines; and able to maintain confidentiality

  • Ability to focus on numbers/counts for extended periods and pay attention to detail

Required / Expected Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree in Accounting, Business or related field preferred or equivalent experience

  • Minimum two (2) years of experience processing payroll, data entry, taxes (multi-state), union dues, garnishments, and year-end processing using an automated payroll system

  • Prior experience in a high-volume/fast-paced environment required

  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook

  • Background check required

Aramark is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran