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Job Number: 2159887

Job Title: Payroll Specialist
Location: St. Helena
Compensation: $28-35/h

Job Summary:

Prestigious wine focused organization in St. Helena is seeking a full-time Payroll Specialist to manage all payroll functions for one leg of the organization. This is based out beautiful St. Helena, and will report into the office M-F. As a multifunctional position, there will be a variety of tasks assigned to this role as the business expands, but heart of this position be working directly with employees to ensure timely payroll processing.


Responsibilities include:

  • Reviews daily & weekly timecard information for completeness and accuracy.
  • Facilitates the timecard approval process by department supervisors, reviews for missing information and discrepancies.
  • Reviews bulk payroll data and cross references for accuracy across multiple systems, uploads into payroll software for processing.
  • Effectively communicates offers for employment, new hire training materials, performance evaluation, policies and procedures as assigned/needed.
  • Supports the preparation of weekly, monthly, quarterly, and year-end reports for management.
  • Administrative duties in direct support of the HR department as needed.

Ideal qualifications:

  • 1-2 years' experience in payroll or payroll support.
  • Strong proficiency in Excel via Pivot Tables & Lookups.
  • Payroll system experience with 3 party software (ADP, Paychex, IBS)
  • Conversational level Spanish proficiency highly desired (written & spoken).



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