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Payroll Specialist in Irvine at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/9/2018

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Job Description

Payroll professionals, are you looking for rewarding new challenges with some of the nation's top companies? Let Vaco serve as your advocate in presenting you to clients who are looking for Payroll Specialists. Our recruiting staff gives you an advantage over your competition by promoting your strengths and assets directly to hiring managers while helping you to be more prepared for your interviews.

From keeping you up to date on market trends and industry expectations, to providing you with valuable insight into the company's culture, compensation expectations and growth opportunities of specific clients, Vaco will give you the edge you need in today's highly competitive job marketplace. If you have a strong industry background and are looking for new opportunities to move your career forward, let Vaco open the door for you. Apply today!

As a Payroll Specialist, you will be responsible for using ADP to record and process all employee time and payroll data. This will require that youobserve and manage multiple deadlines.

Your daily duties and responsibilities in this role will generally include:

  • Responsible for the accurate and timely processing of leave of absence payments, retroactive payments, shift differentials, bonuses, accrual policies, new hires and terminations using ADP Workforce Now.
  • Manage ADP Time & Attendance system.
  • Manage payroll imports into ADP Workforce Now, including master file and pay data additions and changes.
  • Process manual checks, as needed, for terminations, bonuses and lost checks.
  • Monitor payroll inbox and provide employee assistance in a timely manner.
  • Respond to employee inquiries concerning payroll with high customer satisfaction.
  • Process garnishment orders to include accurate calculation, notification, system input and compliance.
  • Work closely with HR on employee benefits (e.g. Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K and Short Term Disability) and payroll changes.
  • Generate reports for finance, human resources, department managers and U.S. Bureau of Labor using ADP Reporting.
  • Prepare amendments and follow up on tax resolution issues.
  • Conducts regular post-payroll audits to ensure accuracy of payroll inputs/deductions.
  • Resolve payroll inconsistencies by analyzing missing information.
  • Reconcile payroll entries with 401k and GL files.
  • Coordinate with location managers to resolve any issues that arise.
  • Assist human resources department with various projects as needed.
  • Maintains employee confidence and protects payroll operations by keeping information confidential
  • High school diploma or GED. Accounting background is an edge.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in Payroll.
  • Preferably with knowledge & experience in ADP Wiorkforce Now
  • Computer Proficient (Excel, Word & Outlook)
  • Highly analytical with working knowledge of general payroll protocols, accounting principles and Federal and State regulations.
  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines and work well under time pressure.
  • Self-starter and ability to think outside the box.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Able to communicate effectively both orally and in writingStrong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be willing to work overtime as needed.