Payroll Specialist

Job Purpose

The Payroll Specialist will be responsible for a variety of accounting, financial and payroll tasks on a full-time basis for Relias Healthcare (RH). The Payroll Specialist must possess a focus on accuracy and attention to detail. While supporting the accounting and finance functions, this position will work side by side with Comp & Benefits, Talent & Acquisition, Training & Development and HRIS to support the vision and growth of the organization.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Utilizing organizational systems and procedures, the Payroll Specialist must strive for accuracy and consistency in the administration of all tasks.
  • Support Relias Providers and ancillary team members by assisting in the correct processing and execution of Monthly and Biweekly payroll runs.
  • Support the Finance and Human Resource department in optimization of the HCM system cross functionally.
  • Provide support to the finance, human resources, and administrative teams.
  • Assist in preparation and review of monthly clinical payroll runs by reconciling hours, shift incentives, and clinical bonus support.
  • Draft and deliver clinical incentive payroll support to physicians and advanced practice providers.
  • Prepare and distribute monthly operating reports, payroll variance reports, budget reports, and other reports as necessary.
  • Reconcile payroll and bank transaction data in accordance with the Relias financial close schedule.
  • Review, research, and resolve payroll discrepancies in a timely manner.
  • Maintaining appropriate payroll documentation within the UKG system documents portal. 
  • Function in accordance with established standards, RH procedures, and applicable laws.
  • Ensured compliance with all payroll-related laws and regulations, conducting regular audits and implementing necessary changes to maintain compliance.


Understanding that a core passion of Relias Healthcare is to never remain complacent in the way that we run our organization.

  • Bring new business ideas to leadership for company growth and expansion.
  • Submit a minimum of one charter request per quarter.
  • Work with corporate leadership to develop innovative educational opportunities for providers and staff.
  • The Market Director will upload and keep all files up to date on providers for all sites.
  • The Market Director will notify the credentialling team of pending expirations and reach out to the providers as these are set to expire.
  • The Market Director will be diligent in making sure that all new provider information is acquired and processed during pre-boarding.


The consistent quality of the services we provide is what will allow Relias to maintain its contracts. We must evaluate our stakeholders and hold all parties accountable

  • Ensure that all providers are properly using the Relias Portal and all platforms.
  • Assist in ongoing focused education courses for/by the ED, as appropriate to the staff, patient population, and facility needs.
  • Coordinate with AMD of APCs to host an annual skills lab in the market.
  • Maintain up to date task in project management suite and keep team informed of progress.
  • The Market Director will manage reporting metrics needed for monthly scorecards.


The Market Administrative Director must understand that Relias does not function like other staffing organization regarding profit margins. The financial success of our organization requires that we remain engaged in our cost structure and look for ways to reduce overall operational costs.

  • Continually look for ways to reduce costs to Relias and operate department within budget.
  • Search for ways to add value to our partner hospitals through our team and strengthen relationship.
  • The Market Director will assist the data analyst in weekly uploads of Logix RAI/CNR reports into the Relias portal. The Market Director will follow-up with individual providers who are not completing tasks. The Market Director will work with risk management and IT to get charts unlocked and ready for provider to finish documentation.
  • The Market Director will work with When to Work reports for payroll, and preparation of calculations which are requested by the CFO.


To become successful as an organization, we will strive toward excellence in each interaction, decision, and responsibility. 1) Set Clear expectations 2) Provide the resources to do the job 3) Hold one another accountable = Excellence. Success of our company is a measure that we should use to escalate our performance to a level of excellence. To become successful, we will strive toward excellence in each interaction, decision, and duty.

  • Ensure that each communication is professional, branded, and concise.
  • Must attend Relias/Facility functions asked by corporate office when not working clinically or on vacation.
  • Maintain a professional appearance at all Relias and Medical center sanctioned activities.
  • Other job-related duties as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to engage in each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Bachelor’s or Associate’ degree and/or equivalent experience in accounting, finance or payroll is preferable.

Knowledge, Skill & Ability

Ability to flourish in a team management system and values   working with a cohesive team.  Competent use of the Microsoft office suite of products including Outlook, Word, intermediate Excel level.  Organizational, verbal, and written communication skills are required.  Attention to detail is key.

Language Ability

Ability to read, write and clearly speak the English language.  Ability to read, write and clearly speak a second language a plus.   Ability to interpret a variety of instructions and deal with multiple linguistic cultural variables. 

Reasoning and Mental Ability

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to exercise independent judgment. Self-directing and organized.  Ability to reason objectively.  Ability to interpret state/ federal/agency regulations.  Ability to document concisely, accurately and in a timely manner.  Ability to handle a variety of duties which may be interrupted or changed by immediate circumstances.   The ability to make appropriate decisions based on facts and knowledge is required.

Interpersonal Skills

Ability to relate cooperatively and constructively with patients, co-workers, administration, physicians and providers, community agencies, referral sources, regulators and other health team members.  Ability to enlist the cooperation of others.

Working Location:

The Payroll Specialist will be located on-site at the Corporate Office in Tupelo, MS.

Job Type:


Physical requirements:

Move-Traverse: The person in this position occasionally needs to move about inside the office to access filing cabinets, office machinery, etc.

  • Operate: Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer.
  • Stationary: Must be able to remain in a stationary position while completing job functions

Thank you for your interest in this position. We will contact you within 30 days about the status of your application.

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Relias Healthcare is a multistate healthcare solutions company with over 300+ providers and over 400,000+ annual visits. Providers are our priority, hospitals are our partners, and patients are our purpose.