Payroll Coordinator in Houston, TX at Cornerstone Home Lending, Inc.

Date Posted: 5/10/2018

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Job Description

Who we are: They say you should never mix family and finance, but that's where we disagree. Cornerstone Home Lending is a unique top 10 national home lender, and we also work hard at creating a close-knit work-family. When you join our team, you're one of us. We put a lot of focus on cultivating a healthy and happy corporate culture -- a family you'll want to be a part of for many years to come.

What we're doing right: We have a reputation of amazing service, customer satisfaction, on-time closings, and team member retention and happiness. 

•       We're true to our word. Our brand is known for on-time closings -- a key core conviction of Cornerstone.

•       We're all about our customers. Our customers nationally rate their experience with Cornerstone at a score of 95, six points higher than all competitors! 

•       We're all about our work-family. Cornerstone has been recognized by Workplace Dynamics as a “Top 100 Workplace” for the seventh consecutive year. 

•       We have plenty of experience and credibility. March 1, 2017 marked Cornerstone’s 30th year in the residential lending business. We have successfully navigated our company through many industry cycles and changes in regulations.

What we believe in: Our mission is to use and improve on our God-given talents to make a difference in the lives of our team members, customers, shareholders, and the people who provide services to us. We employ more than 1,800 people who are passionately committed to Cornerstone’s Mission, Vision & Core Convictions.


Where you come in: We're a great company with great people, and we're looking for an experienced Payroll Coordinator, who will bring enthusiasm, attention to detail, and a servant heart to our team of top-tier mortgage professionals. This professional will work in a tight-knit, goal-oriented team where our customers and Loan Officers can rely on them to ensure an accurate and timely closing process.

The Payroll Coordinator is responsible for backing the Senior Payroll Administrator with timely and accurate processing of payroll and manual checks.  This role also provides customer service to employees with payroll or time keeping problems and calculates pro-rata hours for new hires, employees on leave of absence, and terminations.

What we need from you: Success in this job relies on your time management skills, organization, and positive attitude.

In addition, you’ll need to be able to:

•        Assist in processing payroll for all companies

•        Calculate manual hours and retro pay for new hires, employees out on leave of absence, and terminations

•        Process garnishments

•        Ensure that ADP is processing our quarterly tax reports for all states. This includes setting up and applying for new State Tax ID when needed.

•        Respond to Unemployment Claims

•        Assist in entering monthly incentives from the branches into ADP

•        Assist in uploading monthly commission report into ADP

•        Process terminations in ADP

•        Respond to requests from managers regarding salary data

•        Provide customer service to employees in the area of pay and taxes

•        Process VOE’s as needed

•        Maintains employee confidence and protects payroll records/information confidential

•        Other duties as assigned


Job Requirements


•        High School Diploma or equivalent

•        Minimum 2 years of experience using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)

•        Minimum 2 years of experience using ADP or UltiPro

•        CPP preferred but not required

•        Accounting or HR Degree preferred

What we offer: Cornerstone has been setting all-time production records for over a year, and our dedicated support staff makes that growth possible. Because we recognize and reward hard work, we offer a competitive salary and full benefits package.

What to do next: If Cornerstone Home Lending sounds like the place for you (and if you have the qualifications, drive, and passion to match), we invite you to become a member of our winning team! And remember, once you're part of our Cornerstone family, we'll continue to invest in you as a valuable asset in our company. As many of our team members can tell you, there's something special about working at Cornerstone. It really feels like home.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

No agencies or third parties please.



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