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Payroll Specialist

Date Posted: 4/18/2024

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Job Description

Ledgent is partnering with one of their top clients in the Mid-County area of San Diego. They are currently seeking a Payroll Specialist to become a part of a growing and talented Payroll team. This is a Temp to Hire opportunity with excellent perks and benefits! They offer a ONSITE work schedule. For more details, please respond with your resume and contact details.


Pay Scale: $25-$31 / hour DOE


Duties include (But not limited to):

  • Manage the processing of semi-monthly, multi-state and multi-company payroll, including garnishments, benefits and taxes, consistent with federal and state wage and hour laws
  • Complete the processing of corporate new hires, temporary workers, transfers, promotions, and terminations is accurate and timely
  • Direct audits and/or audit payroll as required, including audits for off-the clock work, meal break violations, pay practices and payroll controls
  • Maintain compliance with federal, state and local regulations concerning payroll
  • Communicate actively with Operations, HR, Finance and Accounting to review cross-departmental impacts and reconcile data sharing
  • Reconcile payroll reports, including weekly, monthly, quarterly and year-end reports (gross payroll, hours worked, vacation accrual, tax deductions, benefit deductions, etc.)
  • Ensure payroll and tax discrepancies are resolved in a timely manner
  • Comply with federal, state and local legal requirements by being knowledgeable of existing and new legislation, ensuring adherence to requirements and advising facility management on needed actions


  • 2 + years working with in-house payroll processing for 100+ employee organization
  • SAGE payroll system or any other major Payroll system usage is ok
  • Strong Excel experience and skills
  • Degree in HR or Accounting preferred
  • CPP preferred
  • HRIS experience is a plus

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, or military or veteran status. 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:Temp-to-Hire
  • Location:San Diego, CA
  • Job Type:Accounting
  • Experience:1-2 years
  • Education:High School
  • Date Posted:4/18/2024
  • Contact: Chris Buttler (858) 247-0303
  • Pay Range: $25.00 - $31.00 Hourly
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Job Reference: JN -042024-364934