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Job Number: 2162701

Job Title: Payroll Coordinator
Location: Corte Madera
Compensation: $28-30/h

Job Summary:

Our client in the logistics industry is seeking a fulltime payroll coordinator to join their growing team. In this role you will take charge of the payroll processing and reporting for multiple employer entities which will cover multi-state union and non-union payrolls with varying pay frequencies. The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of payroll concepts and procedures including both formal and self-audit practices.


  • Perform full-cycle processing, data entry, validation, reconciliation, and auditing for all assigned payrolls using and integrated HRIS/Payroll system.
  • Enter, validate, and process employee time and attendance records.
  • Process authorized data changes timely and accurately with required supporting documentation.
  • Conduct regular audits to verify that tax calculation, wage processing, benefit limits, and tax-related reporting results are processing correctly; compare results to expected outcomes.
  • Monitor and validate accrual records for paid time benefits.
  • Prepare, reconcile, and distribute data reports using payroll and timekeeping system reporting tools.
  • Coordinate and ensure compliance with wage garnishment orders.
  • Process and reconcile invoices and related payment requests, including benefit trust, retirement plans and union dues reporting and remittance, as assigned.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Degree in Business, Finance or Accounting or related college-level coursework; preferred
  • 2+ recent years of payroll processing experience
  • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) or equivalent certification; desired
  • Experience processing union and multi-state payrolls preferred; a plus!
  • Proven experience using accounting/payroll software: UKG(Ultipro); highly desired
  • Excel: Intermediate level of skill preferred

About Nelson:

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