Senior Payroll Specialist (fremont / union city / newark)

compensation: $30-$35/hr
employment type: full-time

Our client in Fremont, CA is seeking a Payroll Specialist. Must have experience with processing multi-state payroll with employee bases of 500+ employees.

This is a full-time opportunity and NOT a temporary role!

The ideal candidate for this role will be a driven self-starter who has attention to detail.

The Payroll Specialist is responsible for accurately compiling and processing of various payroll transactions. These duties include but are not limited to inputting and verifying data, salary changes, bonuses, garnishment processing, unemployment claims, electronic filing and employment verifications.


Responsible for the preparation and processing of biweekly payroll for over 600 employees; review and ensure accuracy of approved time sheets; track and deduct all garnishments and other special payroll deductions
Responsible for the coordination efforts between payroll, human resources, budget and other departments to ensure proper flow and maintenance of employee data (including preparation/distribution of detailed reports, e.g. labor" home" work, overtime, leave balances, head count, and retirement contribution reports)

Handle the administration of the electronic timekeeping system. Setup each employee, valid programs for each employee's charges, and adherence to FLSA; monitor submissions of approved time sheets, ensure valid data transfers to/from payroll service

Establish/maintain employee records; ensure that employee changes are entered correctly and made on a timely basis; review changes for proper authorization and adherence to APA policy including compliance with federal/state/local regulations

Required Qualifications:

--Associate Degree in Business Administration/Finance required, Accounting Degree preferred

--Three plus years in a Payroll Office performing all payroll functions; Three years additional payroll office experience in lieu of Associate's degree

--Excellent skills using MS Word, Excel, Access, and Internet Explorer

--Strong skills using and understanding the flow of transactions in an integrated and automated payroll accounting system

--Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise extreme discretion

--Excellent problem solving/judgment skills, and high level of attention to detail and accuracy

--Strong organizational skills, and the ability to work under pressure

--Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks and meet all deadlines
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post id: 7001516697



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