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Assistant Payroll Manager

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Robert Half Finance & Accounting San Francisco , CA 94111

Posted 5 months ago

The Assistant Payroll Manager acts as the point of contact for Payroll Manager. Responsibilities include the oversight of the payroll system, accurate payroll entries, appropriate journal entries, and benefit reconciliations. The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills to work side by side with various business partners. You will work in close association with HR for payroll and benefits related matters. This person will be the go to point of contact to operate in tandem with the Payroll Manager. Interested? Read on and send all resumes and questions to

Minimum Qualifications:
-Bachelor?s degree preferred; 3-5 years of payroll processing experience
  • Experience preparing payroll in a fast-paced, higher-education or not-for-profit environment highly desired.

  • Knowledge of federal, state and local payroll regulations

  • Knowledge of computerized payroll systems is required; prior experience with Workday HCM payroll strongly preferred

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (Excel and Word)

  • Prior experience processing union and non-union payroll a plus

  • Effective team player with strong interpersonal skills, maintaining a professional demeanor, and understanding the pressures and priorities which may be affecting other team members.

  • Effective written and oral communications a must

  • CPP designation desired

  • Excellent organization and customer service skills, attention to detail, and demonstrated ability to simultaneously manage multiple deadlines.

  • Knowledge of general ledger and accounting practices preferred

What will you be doing? 60% of your time: - Reviews and ensures accurate and timely processing of hourly time sheets, garnishments, leave of absence, and other payroll information

  • Processes manual checks, payroll advance requests payroll adjustments.

  • Records accounting entries for disbursements of payroll taxes, garnishments and flexible spending commuter spending claim payments

  • Assists Payroll Manager in troubleshooting system functionality issues and testing system enhancements. 20% of time:

  • Reconciles carrier billings for health insurance and other benefits. Prepares invoices for payment by accounts payable.

  • Reconciles and prepares remittances of union membership dues.

  • Prepares semi-monthly remittances for TIAA retirement plan contributions. 10% of time:

  • Reviews quarterly state and federal tax returns prepared by outside payroll service for accuracy.

  • Assists Payroll Manager with W-2 preparation and other year-end tasks.

  • Assists in preparation of faculty salary and staff vacation accruals at fiscal year-end. 10% of time:

  • Provides assistance and information to employees regarding payroll-related matters.

  • Responds to requests for information needed for various salary surveys.

  • Performs additional duties as assigned. Interested? Read on and send all resumes and questions to

Employment Type: Full-time

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Assistant Payroll Manager

Expired Job

Robert Half Finance & Accounting