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Payroll Specialist - Direct Hire
Responsibilities: Payroll administration for exempt & non-exempt employees on a semimonthly basis. Set up, modify, and terminate employees in the payroll system. Collect, calculate, summarize, and review timekeeping information for completeness and accuracy. Obtain supervisory approval of time card discrepancies. Confirm overtime and double time approvals. Detailed management of deductions for medical insurance, 401k, FSA, etc. Issue paychecks and process direct deposit payments. Process garnishment requests. Calculate and deposit payroll taxes in payroll system. Direct contact with employees to clarify deductions, direct deposit, and other such details. Track and communicate Paid Time Off (PTO) as applicable and appropriate. Process employee final checks and other off-cycle payments, as needed. Complete 401k contributions, 401k loan payments, 401k matching, assist with 401k compliance testing, and other such functions in the 401k web-based system. Compile and provide internal management reports from payroll system software. Process and issue annual W-2 forms to employees.
Requirements: 2 years prior experience required processing payroll for a multi-state employer, with some knowledge of CA wage & hour law. Working knowledge of Excel, and payroll platform(s). Professional demeanor with vendors, coworkers and other employees. Excellent Written and Oral Communication Skills. Strong Organization Skills. Must be Punctual and Dependable. Ability to meet deadlines in a high pressure, time sensitive environment.