Snr. Payroll Specialist


USD23.00 - 26.00 / Hourly


Corona Del Mar, CA

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May 29, 2019

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Accountemps is working with a company in the Financial Services field to find a Senior Payroll Specialist who can process payroll and highly proficient with Microsoft Excel. This dynamic work environment will be the perfect opportunity for your career, provided you demonstrate strong communication skills and adept problem-solving capabilities. Belonging to a dedicated and dynamic team, this opportunity is an excellent chance for career growth. This Payroll Administrator opportunity is located in Orange County and can turn into a permanent opportunity for the right candidate.

The job:
- Maintains and audits time keeping data and closes, signs off time cards and exports bi-weekly files to the payroll system
- Imports T& A data into ADP EV5 system for payroll processing
- Gathers payroll data from various sources and processes them for paycheck calculation
- Submits payroll, previews for validation, obtains approval from the Payroll Manager and transmits payroll
- Responsible for scheduling and closing bi-weekly regular payroll and monthly commission payroll for employees in United States and Canada in two different payroll systems
- Enters direct deposit including pay card entries, and performs payroll entries such as deductions and refunds
- Understands the Tax withholding requirements and sets up the taxes for employees based on their work and resident locations
- Interprets garnishment orders, understands disposable income and poverty level income threshold and sets up the garnishments to comply with the orders from the courts and other statutory entities
- Performs routine audits and process adjustment entries (year-to-date taxes, taxable wages, earnings and deductions) on employee records
- Answers HR hotline and assists with HR and Payroll inquiries via phone and emails
- Assists with reconciling W-2's and other year-end activities
- Creates and prints manual checks and secure signature from signatories
- Issue immediate checks for employees in states that require immediate check at termination
- Creates and releases departmental communications with the approval of the Manager
- Maintains the company Intranet site with up to date payroll information
- Develops and maintains Standard Operating Procedure documents

- Bachelor degree and a minimum of 10 years of payroll experience required
- Proficiency with Excel, Word and MS Project
- Previous work experience with ADP EV5 or another ADP Payroll product
- Prior experience with E-Time Management system
- Solid analytical skills, excellent communication skills and a high level of professionalism
- Customer centric with a strong sense of urgency
- Fluency with Tax withholding requirements; previous experience setting up taxes for employees based on their work and resident locations is also required

Accountemps’ process
Once we know that you're interested, an Accountemps recruiter will review your resume and contact you to better understand your skills and tell you more about the opportunity. We will meet qualified candidates immediately to get you in front of the employer(s) - we will move quickly!

Not ready to apply, but want more information? Contact Kevin at [email protected]

Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies” since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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