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Job Number: 2160312

Job Title: Payroll Specialist
Location: Sonoma
Compensation: $23-27/h

Job Summary:
Our client has an immediate opening for a Payroll Specialist. We need someone who can be a team player to support the Payroll Manager in all staff payroll functions including hours worked, taxes, insurance, payroll files, garnishments, payroll status change form updates and manual check requests. Ideal candidate will have excellent attention to detail and can work independently or with a team.

Job Title Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates processing of Staff payroll data such as hours worked, taxes, insurance, payroll files, garnishments, payroll status change form updates and manual check requests.
  • Reconciles payroll prior to transmission and validates confirmed reports
  • Manages workflow to ensure all payroll transactions are processed accurately and timely.
  • Reviews and ensures accuracy of timesheets, tracks missing manager approvals and processes timesheets
  • Prepares time tracking reports highlighting OT and other key data each pay period
  • Prepares periodic reports of earnings, taxes, deductions, garnishments, and advances
  • Assists in preparing Staff Payroll accruals and other Accounting related projects as needed
  • Maintains and updates CRM system
  • Assists in calculation, analysis and preparation of commission and bonus payments to meet payroll deadlines.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree (B. A.) in related field, or one-two years related experience
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, and percentages
  • Outstanding Customer Service and Communication Skills
  • Efficient in Microsoft Office Suite; Intermediate Excel skills

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