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Payroll Administrator

Date Posted: 7/15/2019

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Job Description

A large engineering and construction firm in Sacramento company is seeking a Payroll Administrator. This Payroll Administrator will work in conjunction with Human Resources and Accounting and be responsible for:

  • Administer paychecks, deduction summaries and earnings statements for staff across different departments on a biweekly schedule
  • Record hours worked, wage amounts and other data about each employee into a computerized payroll accounting system each week
  • Evaluate the accuracy of time sheets submitted by each company department every week and contact supervisors or individual employees when there is a discrepancy
  • Create new data files for new employees and submit hiring paperwork into the system to set up a payroll account
  • Enter information into the payroll system about employee taxes, exemptions, transfers, firings and resignations as details change
  • Respond to any errors in payroll by reviewing past records and making any wage corrections or adjustments when necessary
  • Track employee absences through the payroll software and record details about personal days, sick leave, jury duty and extended leaves of absence
  • Answer employee questions about payroll, leave amounts, tax forms and other compensation issues when asked


We are an equal opportunity employer and make hiring decisions based on merit. Recruitment, hiring, training, and job assignments are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, or any other protected classification. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:Sacramento, CA
  • Job Type:Accounting
  • Experience:Not Specified
  • Education:Not Specified
  • Date Posted:7/15/2019
  • Contact: Christian Cepeda (916) 643-1570
  • Pay Range: $22.00 - $28.00 Hourly
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Job Reference: JO-1907-64566