Senior Payroll Analyst - Apply Now! in Los Angeles, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 2/19/2021

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Job Description

Vaco Los Angeles is working with a client who is looking for a Senior Payroll Analyst who will be responsible time keeping records of employees' hours worked as well as any deductions or withholdings required to comply with state and federal laws in all of our markets. We also need a professional who is able to work cross-departmentally with accounting to ensure the entire business runs as smoothly as possible.


  • Prepares paychecks that require special processing, bonus payouts, correction of hours, off cycle batch processing
  • 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
  • Assists Payroll Director with finalizing bi-weekly payroll to Ceridian
  • Maintain compliant policies and procedures for processing payroll checks
  • Handle incentive compensation and equity-based administration

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting or Finance preferred and/or equivalent 7-9 year of experience in high volume payroll environment
  • Knowledge of Ceridian Dayforce payroll processing software, including report writer required
  • SAP knowledge or similar software package
  • Knowledge of payroll compliance and tax laws across various states
  • Microsoft Excel Proficiency
  • Strong attention to detail required
  • Familiarity with prevailing wages highly preferred