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  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Function: Payroll Clerk
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  • Expiry Date: 03 November 2021
  • Job Ref: Nelson_2162718_1633363293

Job Number: 2162718

Job Title: Payroll Specialist
Location: Petaluma

Job Summary:
Our client, a local family farm based in Petaluma is seeking a payroll specialist to join their team. In this position you will be expected to take charge of the payroll process. Duties include but are not limited to collecting, posting and analyzing data related to payroll, reconciliations, reporting and managing employee records. Ideally you will be able to maintain a high level of professionalism while corresponding on behalf of the company along with your peers. Excellent communication is a requirement along with a sense of urgency to complete tasks accurately and on time.


  • Full cycle payroll and collecting pertinent data to maintain accurate records
  • Reconciliation of payroll, incentive, and commissions payroll
  • Reconciles payroll deposits, tax withholdings, wage garnishments and deductions
  • Preparing relevant reports, including: weekly, month-end, quarterly and year end reports
  • Handles all employee files and status changes and workers compensation
  • Reviews and reconciles the Companies benefit deductions
  • Manages functions related to the 401k program

Desired Qualifications:

  • Degree/Certificate in business or a related field; required
  • 3-5 years payroll experience
  • 3-5 years of financial data analytics
  • Solid understanding and experience implementing GAAP

Compensation: $25-28/h

Type: Temp-hire, Direct hire for the right individual.
Status: Hybrid into the foreseeable future; 3 days in office/2 days remote.

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