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  • Sector: Manufacturing
  • Function: Payroll Specialist
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  • Expiry Date: 09 December 2021
  • Job Ref: Nelson_2161807_1636427245

Job Summary:
Our client in the luxury home goods industry is seeking a Payroll Administrator to fully own their payroll operations. Day to day responsibilities include full cycle payroll, preparing financial reports and partnering with other departments to complete tasks as assigned. The ideal candidate will be a team player who enjoys digging into details and problem-solving. Furthermore, you have the ability to not only identify areas of improvement but also take the initiative to establish and implement those improvements. This position will support multiple locations, so it is important to have strong organizational and communication skills. Union payroll experience is a plus!


  • Review and process payroll on a weekly basis for hourly and salaried employees
  • Answer employee questions related to paychecks, 401k, and health benefit enrollment
  • Lead 401k and ESOP administration and communication
  • Reconcile health benefits bills
  • Lead all payroll-related audits including 401k, ESOP, health care, and workers compensation
  • Prepare reports for the finance team

Desired Qualifications:

  • College degree or equivalent work experience
  • Multi-lingual in Vietnamese or Spanish; a plus!
  • 4+ years solid experience processing multi-state payroll including California with a large nonexempt population
  • Strong analytical skills necessary for problem-solving and synthesizing large volumes of data
  • Proficient/Intermediate knowledge of Excel and Google Sheets
  • Working knowledge of Zenefits and other payroll software; highly desired
  • Experience with audit procedures, tax and accounting practices, and inhuman resources is preferred

About Nelson:

If you're looking for a new opportunity, the recruiting and staffing experts at Nelson can help. We work with companies of all types and sizes across all industries. We help people like you find exciting roles with employers ranging from Fortune 100, government, and nonprofit organizations to local businesses, industry leaders, and the most agile start-ups. The candidates we work with appreciate our responsive approach, genuine relationships, and exceptional service. With a commitment to transparency, authenticity, and credibility, we look forward to our jobs every day, and we're excited to help you find the job you've been looking for. Nelson is an EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.