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Payroll Specialist

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Accountemps Long Beach , CA 90802

Posted 2 months ago

There is an excellent Payroll Administrator job opportunity open with Accountemps, for candidates who have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, know how to effectively problem solve, and possess a solid knowledge of Microsoft Office software. The Payroll Administrator opportunity will be located in Long Beach, California as a short term temporary-to-fulltime role. If you're looking for work as a Payroll Administrator, and want to join a forward thinking team, this innovative company in the Construction/Contractor industry is looking for someone to perform all functions necessary for the preparation and processing of employee payroll. Don't wait?call us today to take the right steps toward advancing your career as part of an enthusiastic team with a thriving culture. Responsibilities

  • Produce reports after compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages

  • Resolve payroll discrepancies via information collection and analysis

  • Manage and review, including verify, source documents

  • Calculate employee federal and state income and social security taxes and employer social security, unemployment, and worker compensation payments to establish payroll liabilities

  • Secure confidential payroll operation information and maintain employee confidence

  • Maintain all updates of payroll records by tracking changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job title and department/division transfers

  • Execute relevant weekly, monthly, quarterly, and year-end reports to circulate amongst department heads

  • Answer questions and requests related to payroll information

  • Guarantee company compliance with federal and state regulations and guidelines

  • Perform other tasks as necessary

  • Payroll information management via collecting, calculating, and entering data

  • Manage issues related to employee deductions and other liabilities, including reconciling

  • Continue implementation of established policies and procedures to maintain payroll operations, reporting changes where necessary

  • Offer assistance with internal and external audits related to payroll


  • Expertise with internal controls

  • Well-informed in basic accounting principles and solid financial acumen

  • Ability to enter data into various electronic systems while maintaining the integrity and accuracy of the data

  • Proven analytical skills - defining problems, collecting relevant data, drawing valid conclusions, and recommending improvement/corrective actions

  • 2+ years of relevant experience in payroll

  • Prior experience using accounting software

  • Payroll experience desired

  • Foundational knowledge in union payroll

  • Payroll management experience highly desired

  • Deep understanding of payroll for under 100 employees

  • General familiarity with garnishments payroll

  • Adeptness in payroll taxes

  • Command of payroll systems for 100-500 employees

  • Demonstrated knowledge of in-house payroll

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office with strong Excel skills

  • Knowledge of federal and state payroll regulations and requirements

  • Certified Payroll Professional designation favored

  • Prior experience working with high volume multi-state payroll, billing, licensing, AP, etc. If interested in this opportunity, please submit your resume in Microsoft Word format to

Employment Type: Temporary

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