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  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Function: Payroll Specialist
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  • Duration: 6+ Months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiration Date: 01 October 2023
  • Job Ref: Nelson_2178972_1693587942

Job Number: 2178972

Our reputable Bay Area client has an immediate need for a Payroll Specialist to come on board for at least 6+ months.

The Payroll Specialist will be responsible for processing a multi-state payroll for 400 employees via Workday. Additionally, this role will also be researching & resolving payroll issues, setting up new payroll tax accounts, garnishments, auditing payroll records, and more. The ideal candidate will be reliable, detail-oriented and able to meet deadlines. Experience with processing payroll on Workday is required.

This role will be fully remote and is paying $30-$35/hour DOE.


  • Responsible for processing a multi-state payroll for 400 employees
  • Reviewing and resolving payroll tickets
  • Researching and resolving payroll-related issues & discrepancies
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state and local tax laws
  • Setting up new payroll tax accounts
  • Garnishments, commissions, deductions
  • Auditing payroll records


  • 5+ years of multi-state payroll expiernece
  • Experience processing payroll via Workday
  • Exposure to international payroll processing & 3rd parties
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Self-starter with a great problem-solving skills
  • Great analytical skills and ability to multitask
  • Strong written and oral communication skills


About Nelson Connects:

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Temporary Associate Benefits Offered: Weekly benefits offered include Medical, Dental, Vision, HSA, EAP, Life AD&D, STD, Commuter FSA, + state mandated benefits.

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