Payroll Coordinator

L.A. Care Health Plan Los Angeles , CA 90009

Posted 4 weeks ago

Established in 1997, L.A. Care Health Plan is an independent public agency created by the state of California to provide health coverage to low-income Los Angeles County residents.

We are the nation's largest publicly operated health plan. Serving more than 2 million members in five health plans, we make sure our members get the right care at the right place at the right time.

Mission: L.A. Care's mission is to provide access to quality health care for Los Angeles County's vulnerable and low-income communities and residents and to support the safety net required to achieve that purpose.

Job Summary

The Payroll Coordinator will perform activities and tasks associated with bi-weekly payroll process. In addition to payroll duties, this associate will work on tasks assigned by Senior Financial Analysts on needed basis.

The Payroll Coordinator will work closely with Finance, Human Resources, Corporate Legal, Third party vendors and various Agencies to provide regulatory reports using available analytics tools. This position will perform their tasks utilizing various systems such as time keeping, payroll and accounting systems. This position will work with various departments and acquire the knowledge and understanding of the functions and the interdependencies among the functions within a Finance organization.


Perform the system administrative duties of the Timekeeping system for 2,000 employees. (15%)

Assist L.A. Care's payroll specialist with bi-weekly payroll production. (30%)

Verify leave requests and monitor Paid Time Off (PTO) and Sick balances. (5%)

Ensure valid data transfers to/from timekeeping system and payroll system. (10%)

Review and reconcile timekeeping system and payroll-labor-distribution to ensure accuracy of bi-weekly payroll production. (10%)

Prepare, process and enter monthly JE's for all Payroll accounts. (5%)

Review and file quarter and annual payroll tax returns to 3rd party vendor. (5%)

Prepare reports for internal external audits including headcount, retirement contributions and overtime. (5%)

Exec/Management levels as well as administrate Fidelity interfaces and payments. (5%)

Perform other duties as assigned. (10%)


Associate's Degree or Bachelor's Degree

High School



With High School Diploma: Minimum of 3 years of experience in Finance & Accounting areas.


With Associate's Degree: Minimum of 1-2 years of experience in Finance & Accounting areas.


Knowledge of computerized payroll processing and systems.

Knowledge of and ability to apply information of the marketplace, developments and trends related to the Human Resources (HR) and Payroll functions in various environments.

Knowledge of federal, state and local laws in HR and Payroll/ Accounting.

Knowledge of Excel and familiarity with Microsoft Word. Should be comfortable with computer applications in general.

Able to handle with highly confidential information.

Must be detail oriented.

Able to adhere to tight deadlines

Additional Information

L.A. Care offers a wide range of benefits including

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Retirement Plans

  • Medical, Dental and Vision

  • Wellness Program

  • Volunteer Time Off (VTO)

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Payroll, Medical, Finance, Healthcare

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Payroll Coordinator

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