Sr. Payroll Specialist


Salary:

$22.99 to $27.50 per hour

Location:

Irvine, CA

Date Posted:

April 19, 2019

Employment Type:

Temporary

Job Reference:

00760-9501864311

Staffing Area:

Temporary Accounting & Finance


Description
Accountemps has an opening with a company in the advertising field, for a Senior Payroll Specialist who can process payroll and is proficient with Microsoft Office applications. This position might be the one for you if you possess dynamic and strong communication skills and problem-solving capabilities. As a Senior Payroll Specialist, you will be responsible for the preparation and processing of biweekly payroll for employees, review and ensure accuracy of approved timesheets, track and deduct all garnishments and other complete other special payroll deductions.
Belonging to a dedicated and dynamic team, this opportunity is an excellent chance for career growth. Based in Irvine, California, the Payroll Administrator position is a short-term temporary opportunity.

How you will make an impact

- Preparing reports by compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages

- Updating payroll records by entering changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job title and department/division transfers

- Maintaining payroll operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes

- Take charge of all questions and requests related to payroll

- Review source documents with necessary verification

- Resolving payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information

- Promote employee confidence by protecting payroll operations and keeping information confidential

- Reconciling of employee deductions and other liabilities

- Manage other tasks as assigned

- Deliver assistance to payroll with internal and external audits

- Preparing relevant weekly, monthly, quarterly and year-end reports for circulation to department heads

- Maintaining payroll information by collecting, calculating, and entering data

- Detail all payroll liabilities by establishing employee federal and state income and social security taxes and employer social security, unemployment, and worker compensation payment

- Using federal and state regulations and guidelines, certify company compliance
Requirements
-AA/BS in Accounting, Finance, or related field

- 5+ years of relevant payroll experience

- Prior experience working with collections/accounting software desired

- Previous experience handling high volume multi-state payroll, billing, licensing, AP, etc desired

- Certified Payroll detail oriented designation favored

- Outstanding data entry skills

- Payroll for over 500 employees experience required

- Solid understanding of ADP Workforce Now

- Reliable skills in Microsoft Office with excellent Excel skills

- Knowledgeable of basic accounting principles and solid financial acumen

- Knowledgeable about federal and state payroll regulations and requirements

- Critical thinking skills and the ability to retain complex work directions

- Expertise with internal controls

-Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal
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.

Contact your local Accountemps office at 888-490-3195 or visit www.accountemps.com to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

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