Payroll Labor & Leave Specialist

Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
Requisition ID
Position Category
Accounting, Finance and Procurement
No Clearance Required


Peraton is seeking a Payroll Labor & Leave Specialist in support of our Corporate Finance team.


Responsibilities include:

  • Weekly regular labor and corrections processing
    • Completing timesheets
    • Exporting timesheet from Deltek T&E to Costpoint
    • Reviewing timesheets and making necessary corrections
  • Weekly leave processing for Union, FT and PT employees
    • Grant PTO and HOL accruals
    • Monitor employee’s current class and status to ensure correct accruals
    • Create and maintain complex Union leave programs
    • Maintain all leave program setup in Costpoint
    • Work with Human Resource Workday Team for any leave program updates as needed
  • Working with Project Accounting to resolve labor and leave errors
  • Assisting employees to make corrections to timesheets in Deltek T&E
  • Responding to and resolving employee emails and service tickets about labor and leave
  • Year End processing duties
  • Take lead role in audits
  • Processing bi-weekly supplemental payments
  • Processing labor correcting timesheet pre-processors
  • Working closely with Human Resources to ensure employee records are correct
  • Working Closely with Human Resources Union representatives and Union Program managers for any timekeeping or leave accrual updates needed due to CBA contract renegotiations
  • Processing military differential pay
  • Processing retroactive employee increase/decrease pay
  • Processing vacation/PTO payouts for SCA anniversaries and terminated employees
  • Completing timesheets for employees on military and medical leave
  • Processing off cycle payments for special state terminations or bonus payment recoups
  • Analyze data to identify discrepancies
  • Costpoint System upgrade testing as needed


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors with 2 to 5 years experience; Masters with 0-2 years experience; HS Diploma with 6+ years experience
  • 2 years of Deltek Costpoint Labor and Leave experience
  • Strong Excel skills- Analytical skills, Vlookups, Pivot Tables, etc.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Prefer at least 5 years of Deltek/Costpoint timekeeping labor and Leave experience or Bachelors degree with 2 years

Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

Target Salary Range

$51,000 - $82,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

EEO Tagline (Text Only)

An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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