Payroll and Benefits Specialist



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Menlo Park

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Branch Information

Silicon Valley, CA - (USA) 3031 Tisch Way 110 Plaza West CA San Jose , CA 95128



Job Description

We are seeking an experienced, reliable payroll/benefits specialist to join our growing company. In this role you will oversee payroll operations, ensuring accuracy and timeliness. You will work in a high-volume office, processing and managing changes for over 2000 interstate payroll accounts. You will work collaboratively and with a team of skilled professionals in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, demonstrating precision and expertise, in order to maximize efficiency and productivity.

Payroll Specialist Duties and Responsibilities

Consistently, accurately process payroll for 2000+ employees

Manage workflow as prescribed to maximize efficiency

Audit timesheets accurately to ensure wages and benefits are properly distributed

Accurately record and document all transactions, as directed

Research, analyze, and resolve all discrepancies, reporting to management as needed

Monitor all accounts continually for accuracy

Ensure accurate taxation and garnishment is applied to each account

Participate in end-of-month closing and audits

Conduct year-end reporting for W-2s etc.

Remain in constant communication with teammates and management

Communicate with HR teams to make necessary changes/updates to accounts

Remain in compliance with all legal and institutional requirements at all times

Demonstrate respect for client privacy

Payroll Specialist Requirements and Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent required-Bachelor's' degree preferred

3 or more years' experience working in payroll or similar role

Significant experience working in multi-state payroll is a plus

Excellent computer skills, including ADP payroll software and Microsoft Office

Solid working knowledge of tax code

Strong bookkeeping skills

Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal

Aptitude for numbers and exceptional commitment to accuracy

Team-player with excellent interpersonal skills

Outstanding problem solving and analytical thinking skills

Attention to detail and ability to prioritize tasks