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Payroll Clerk - Direct Hire

JAMESTOWN, CA 95327-9779

Posted: 06/07/2023 Employment Type: DirectHire Industry: None Job Number: 1661599

Job Description

Payroll Clerk Direct Hire 


We are recruiting for a Payroll Clerk for an organization in the Sonora area of California.   Our client offers generous benefits, and other perks and discounts. The Payroll Clerk is responsible for processing timely and accurately. Pay range: $24.00/hr.-$25.00/hr. 


Ideal candidate will have processed payroll in either ADP or Paycom and has an understanding of payroll tax compliance. 


Primary Responsibilities:
  • Processes bi-weekly payroll, including tips, tokes, and commissions.
  • Reviews timecards, as necessary, for any errors, including missing punches, time discrepancies, etc.
  • Reconciles payroll prior to transmission and validates confirmed reports.
  • Prepares year end W2 s.
  • Prepare manual checks.
  • Works with the HRIS Support team to research/solve payroll transaction/system issues, conduct payroll testing and ad-hoc projects.
  • Manages the preparation and maintenance of disbursements (garnishments), reports and statistics for government agencies and others to ensure accuracy of reporting.
  • Saves electronically external payroll reports.
  • Audits the Tax Returns for payroll and manages tax reports to Federal, State, and local agencies when required.
  • Develops ad hoc payroll and accounting reporting.
  • Conducts monthly and quarterly account reconciliations between payroll and general ledger to ensure accurate reporting and ledger maintenance.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Skills and Qualifications:
  • Minimum of a High School Diploma.
  • Two (2) years of payroll experience is ideal.
  • Experienced with a payroll platform such as Paycom or ADP.
  • Basic understanding of payroll, accounting, general ledgers, account reconciliations and month-end closing.
  • Much be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Office).
  • Ability to exhibit positivity, flexibility, creativity, and a willingness to take on new responsibilities as required.
  • Ability to think analytically and solve problems.
  • Excellent communication, administrative and organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of tax and wage laws
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