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Certified Payroll & Compliance in Torrance, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 1/10/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Torrance, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Job Number: 2115129

Certified Payroll / Compliance

Temp to hire opportunity
compensation: $15.00 - $20.00 hour
Location: Torrance CA
Full time - 40 hours


  • Process daily logs (timecards) for all company and contracted labor personnel:
    • Collection, analyzing and coding of daily logs and monitoring,follow-up and reporting.
    • Corrections and overall maintenance of the daily log process.
    • Requires extensive coordination and interface with all departments and personnel, including temporary labor agencies.
  • Responsible to ensure prevailing wage compliance with all public works projects; review and audit certified payroll and compliance documentation analyze data, create reports. Also responsible for apprenticeship program compliance.
  • The position will interface with clients, awarding agencies, contractors, federal and state agencies, labor compliance agencies.
  • Entry of eCPRs on DIR website.
  • Collection, coding and maintenance of daily logs will require analytical, cross reference and application of data and knowledge.
  • Create compliance documentation for all public works projects. 1) Apprenticeship: provide advance notices for apprenticeship requirements, process required compliance documentation, liaison with apprenticeship offices including internal notifications of apprenticeship requests, tracking apprentice hours and monitoring pay grades accordingly.
  • PW Payroll Administration: Set up and maintain calculation of PW wages and fringes from bi-annual wage determinations and create internal PW coding for payroll; review data for accuracy. Calculate PW costs to support sales and estimation. Provide resolution and proper documentation of employee wage payments.
  • PW Compliance/ CPRs: create fringe benefit statements; evaluate certified payroll reports for proper cash and fringe payments; submit or upload compliance documentation to Federal, State, or LCP agencies. Prepare and respond to audit and/or compliance requests to provide compliance documents, wage and fringe proof of payments.
  • Subcontractor PW liaison: Prepare subcontractor requirements, including receiving, reviewing and auditing CPRs and compliance documentation. Enforcement of penalties if subcontractor is non-compliant.
  • Any and all reporting, filing, maintenance and data entry of all compliance related documentation, or any other duties assigned.

  • High school diploma
  • Minimum 2 years prevailing wage compliance or certified payroll experience.
  • MS Office
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, and math skills.
  • Works well with others.
  • Must thrive in a fast-paced environment and balance multiple projects at once
  • Proactive approach to organization and problem solving

  • BA/BS degree preferred
  • Understanding of California PW Labor Code
  • Previous experience with responding successfully to compliance audits

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