Payroll Specialist - Apply Now! in El Segundo, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 2/4/2021

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Job Description

Vaco Los Angeles is working with a client who is looking for a Payroll Specialist. We also need a professional who is able to work cross-departmentally with accounting to ensure the entire business runs as smoothly as possible. The role will be hanging some aspects of the acounting side as well.


  • Overseeing administration and processing of multi-state payroll on a biweekly/weekly basis
  • Record payroll data in our software system and verify all amounts prior to cutting checks
  • Alter employee tax status as needed as well as any information about withholding
  • Initiate direct deposits
  • Change employee banking records when necessary to process payments accurately
  • Record employee complaints, questions and concerns about payroll services and communicate those issues to HR manager
  • Maintain compliant policies and procedures for processing payroll checks
  • Handle incentive compensation and equity-based administration

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in relevant field of study preferred but not required
  • Knowledge of CA Labor Laws
  • Experience using various Payroll systems preferred
  • Microsoft Excel Proficiency (vlookups, pivot tables, sumifs)
  • Strong attention to detail required