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Certified Payroll Specialist

Date Posted: 6/14/2024

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Job Description

Job Title: Certified Payroll Specialist

Company: Ledgent Finance & Accounting

Location: Elk Grove or Sacrameno

Job Type: Temp to hire

Job Description: Ledgent Finance & Accounting is seeking a meticulous and experienced Certified Payroll Specialist to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in payroll processing, compliance, and reporting. You will be responsible for ensuring accurate and timely payroll for our clients, handling payroll queries, and maintaining up-to-date payroll records.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Process payroll for employees accurately and on time.
  • Ability to process weekly prevailing wage jobs to certifiy weekly payroll for union employees.
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local payroll laws and regulations.
  • Handle payroll inquiries and resolve any discrepancies.
  • Maintain and update payroll records, including deductions, garnishments, and benefits.
  • Prepare and submit payroll reports.
  • Collaborate with HR and accounting teams to ensure accurate employee data.
  • Stay current with changes in payroll laws and regulations.
  • Assist in year-end payroll activities including W-2 processing.
  • Provide support during audits and other compliance activities.


  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in payroll processing.
  • Strong knowledge of payroll laws and regulations.
  • Proficiency in payroll software LCP Tracker, DIR, Elations, etc.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel.

Pay: $30 - $35 per hr.

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:Full-Time
  • Location:Sacramento, CA
  • Job Type:Accounting
  • Experience:None
  • Education:None
  • Date Posted:6/14/2024
  • Contact: Tiare Gordon (916) 758-4496
  • Pay Range: $30.00 - $35.00 Hourly
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Job Reference: JN -062024-369916