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  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Function: Payroll Specialist
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: 12/5/2022
  • Expiration Date: 18 December 2022
  • Job Ref: Nelson_2173042_1668802087

Job Number: 2173042

Our East Bay client has an immediate need for a Payroll Specialist to come onboard! The Payroll Specialist will be responsible for processing a bi-weekly, multi-state payroll for 250+ employees as well as benefits administration. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of US payroll and experience with ADP Workforce Now. This role can pay $33-37/hour DOE.

***this will be a fully remote position -- candidates must be local to the Bay Area and surrounding areas***


  • Process end-to-end biweekly & multi-state payroll for 150+ employees and ensuring compliance with all local, state, and federal government
  • Time & attendance
  • Payroll reports & reconciliations
  • Process payroll deductions including benefits deductions, 401(k) contributions, garnishments, etc.
  • Retro pay, pay adjustments for new hires, termination pays
  • Create and process payroll batches
  • Assist employees with any payroll-related questions/discrepancies
  • Maintain & audit payroll files
  • Benefits & Administration
  • Open Enrollment
  • Track and maintain employee changes and data


  • Strong knowledge of the end-to-end US payroll process
  • Strong understanding of payroll laws and regulations
  • Advanced Excel skills including vlookups and pivot tables
  • Strong ADP Workforce Now experience
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and work well with a team
  • Strong communication -- written & verbal


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