1st Shift Payroll Specialist



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Orange County, CA - (USA) 290 S Clementine Street CA Anaheim , CA 92805

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We are looking for an Assistant Payroll Specialist in Hollywood, CA. If you work best in a dynamic, high volume and entrepreneurial environment where efficiency and attention to detail are rewarded and revered, we want to talk to you!

What You'll Do:

* Accurately and timely process payroll for 450+ employees

* Ensure that all non-exempt employee timesheets are approved by supervisors in a timely fashion, and that timesheet data is processed accurately, including calculation of shift differentials and overtime pay

* Reconcile payroll prior to transmission and validate confirmed reports

* Process correct garnishment calculations and compliance

* Manage the preparation of annual W-2 and related tax filings, as well as any other regulatory requirements.

* Provide support for external audits

* Research and resolve discrepancies with employee earnings, deductions and all other payroll and systems related issues

* Calculate and process manual checks

* Partner with Payroll Manager with 401(k) and workers' compensation audits

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

* Play a key role in new hire orientation, new hire paperwork, terminations and employee changes

* Run ad-hoc payroll reports

* Assist with accounting/general ledger functions as it relates to payroll, including payroll journal entries, accruals and other month-end close functions

* Assure confidentiality and security of payroll records

* Stay abreast of current legislation and market trends affecting payroll and make recommendations accordingly

* Identify ways to streamline and improve payroll processes and efficiencies

What You'll Bring:

* Bachelor's degree in related field and/or 5+ years of experience processing payroll

* Working knowledge of payroll best practices

* Strong knowledge of federal and state regulations

* Able to thrive in a fast- paced environment

* Ability to conduct training sessions

* Intermediate Excel skills and experience creating pivot tables, VLOOKUP and capable of handling volume of data

* High degree of professionalism

* Ability to maintain employee confidence and protect payroll operations by producing accurate payrolls and keeping information confidential

* Strong interpersonal (verbal and written) communication skills

* Ability to communicate with various levels of management

* Strong decision-making, organizational, problem-solving, manage multi task, and analytical skills

* Experience with Namely or Workday, a plus

* Processing international payroll and new payroll system implementation experience, a plus

Ready to Start?

* Apply with a resume to this advert and a recruiter will contact you for next steps.