Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary $21.85 - $25.30 gross per hour


There is an excellent Payroll Administrator job opportunity open with Accountemps, for candidates who have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, know how to effectively problem solve, and possess a solid knowledge of Microsoft Office software. The Payroll Administrator opportunity will be located in San Diego, California as a long-term temporary role. This forward-thinking team at an innovative company in the Energy/Natural Resources industry is looking for a Payroll Administrator, who will perform all functions necessary for the preparation and processing of employee payroll. Don't wait—call us today to take the right steps toward advancing your career as part of an success driven team with a thriving culture.

Your responsibilities in this role

- Report changes where necessary after maintaining payroll operations via company policies and procedures

- Reconcile employee deductions and other liabilities as needed

- Payroll record maintenance by tracking changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job title and department/division transfers

- Prepare for department heads relevant weekly, monthly, quarterly, and year-end reports

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

- Provide assistance as necessary for all internal and external audits related to payroll

- Determining payroll liabilities by calculating employee federal and state income and social security taxes and employer social security, unemployment, and worker compensation payments

- Take charge of all questions and requests related to payroll

- Compile all information in reference to summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages for reports

- Ensuring compliance with federal and state regulations and guidelines

- Collect, calculate, and enter relevant data to maintain payroll records

- Handle payroll discrepancies through information collection and analysis

- Perform other tasks as necessary

- Offer proper review and verification of source documents

- Previous experience working with Prepare Trial Balance

- Experience with payroll

- Solid understanding of bi-Monthly Payroll

- Demonstrated knowledge of Workday Payroll

- Good understanding of trial balance

- Comprehension of Ledger Reconciliations

- Background working with Microsoft Excel

- Adeptness in payroll systems for 100-500 employees

- ADP Workforce Now experience highly preferred

- Earlier work involving Prepare Trial Balance

- Account reconciliation experience highly valued

- Multi-state payroll experience

- Full Cycle Payroll experience preferred

- General familiarity with Weekly Payroll

- Practical knowledge of Year-end Payroll

- Multistate Payroll experience

- Excellent data entry skills

- Prior experience working with accounting software

- Mastery of internal controls

- Experienced in basic accounting principles and solid financial acumen

- Knowledgeable about federal and state payroll regulations and requirements

- Demonstrated ability in strong analytical, quantitative and social skills

- 2+ years of relevant experience in payroll

- Preference will be given to Certified Payroll detail oriented

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

  • billing
  • excel
  • payroll
  • software
  • taxes

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