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Senior Payroll Specialist

Date Posted: 10/22/2021

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Job Description

Payroll Specialist  

If you are looking to step into a new role with a great future, then this is a wonderful opportunity to do so.  The SF Bay Area Ledgent Team has been in the Bay Area for nearly 25 years and we are seeking a Payroll Specialist, to work onsite in the Livermore area, who's ready to learn & grow.    

Please apply ASAP or email your resume directly to our Senior Team Member Anthony Davis at 

Pay: $23-33/hour, or DOE
Shift: Monday-Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM
Starts:  ASAP

Position Summary
The Payroll Specialist role with report to the Accounting Manager/Controller.  They will be doing full cycle payroll in a fast-paced environment. 

*    2+ years of strong payroll experience 
*    Experience using payroll company software like ADP, Paychex, Paylocity, Paycom, iSolved
*    Experience with time & attendance collection and software 
*    Understanding of payroll tax duties and responsibilities - deposits, filings, quarters and year-end responsibilities - including experience with W-2/1099 distribution
*    Ability to calculate payroll liabilities from gross to net, including pre-tax calculations
*    Understanding of all earnings and deduction
*    Retrieve and assess information in order to resolve payroll discrepancies
*    Experience and knowledge of wage garnishment processing and working with agencies 
*    Experience creating and maintaining payroll reports - Experience with report writing software desirable 
*    Payroll record maintenance by tracking changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job title and department/division transfers
*    Provide help with all internal and external audits of payroll
*    General Ledger importing 
*    Experience with HRIS software desirable 
*    Job costing and labor distribution experience desirable 
*    Benefit administration understanding and experience desirable 
*    Affordable Care Act understanding and experience desirable 
*    Workers' compensation understanding and experience desirable
*    Unemployment claims management understanding and experience desirable 
*    Prepare for department heads relevant weekly, monthly, quarterly, and year-end reports
*    Providing payroll information by answering questions and requests
*    Facilitate company compliance according to federal and state regulations and guidelines
*    Solid understanding of Excel 
*    Certified Payroll Professional desirable

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:Livermore, CA
  • Job Type:Accounting
  • Experience:Not Specified
  • Education:Not Specified
  • Date Posted:10/22/2021
  • Contact: Anthony Davis (925) 737-1818
  • Pay Range: $0.00 - $0.00 Annually
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Job Reference: JO-2110-137496