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Payroll Specialist -

Location: Sacramento
Posted on: July 4, 2024

Job Description:

The Payroll Specialist, payroll in an accurate, efficient, and timely manner. This role will also assist with accounts payable duties and work on special projects as needed. Be an integral part of the team!

Payroll Specialist


Internal Subject Matter Expert

Process full-cycle payroll using ADP

Maintain and update employee payroll records within ADP, including maintaining vacation requests/PTO balances, making terminations, and updating federal and state tax status

Analyze timekeeping records for accuracy, completeness, and consistency with company policy

Audit and review all aspects of payroll prior to and/or after transmitting to ensure accuracy

Compute wages and overtime payments and calculate and update payroll deductions

Ensure compliance with applicable local, state, and federal wage and hour laws

Prepare payroll journal entries based on ADP liabilities reports

Troubleshoot payroll discrepancies within ADP t and resolve issues

Assist with accounts payable duties, such as verifying federal ID numbers, scheduling and preparing checks, resolving purchase orders or payment discrepancies, and communicating with vendors


Knowledge of payroll and timekeeping systems

Experience with Great Plains Dynamics accounting software

Strong command of Excel including creation/maintenance of spreadsheets and tables


Create ad hoc reporting as needed and directed by leadership

Read and review payroll reports to understand payroll liabilities


Bachelor's degree or associates degree. Must have experience using ADP, and MS Excel. Backgrounds in accounting and payroll are strongly encouraged to apply.

Time management; has a sense of urgency and fosters the same in others

maintains a positive outlook

Influences others: able to leverage personal credibility and interpersonal skills to help others make better decisions and positively impact outcomes; able to develop/maintain effective working relationships within and across organizations; asserts own position and ideas with confidence and enthusiasm

We are an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates without regard to disability or protected veteran status.

Keywords: , Sacramento , Payroll Specialist -, Accounting, Auditing , Sacramento, California

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