Payroll Specialist in San Francisco, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 2/12/2021

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Job Description

Job Number: 2155163

Job Title: Payroll Specialist
Location: San Francisco, CA
Compensation: $80,000-90,000/year

Our client in the Presidio neighborhood of San Francisco is seeking a full-time Payroll Specialist to join their finance team. This position will be 100% remote until the summer; after that, 1-2 days/week in the office will be required.

Responsibilities:
  • Processes multi-state and multi-company payroll through ADP Workforce Now and ADP Time & Attendance. Enter data of all new hire information, employee changes and other data changes; processes out of cycle checks, payroll garnishments and employee separations
  • Responds to questions from employees regarding paychecks, direct deposit and/or general payroll questions, and often handles escalated payroll matter from staff and managers in Human Resources, Finance and other internal departments
  • Troubleshoot problems with paychecks, tax deductions, vacation and sick accruals, and other payroll-related matters by researching and respond accordingly with related staff and managers
  • Runs and prepares reports on a regular basis for payroll and other departments
  • Prepares import files for information sharing between ADP and Time & Attendance regular basis and during payroll processing periods
  • Maintains compliance with payroll laws, regulations, and other developments of Federal and State legislative and regulatory requirements
  • Assists in periodic audits of payroll, HR, Benefits, and Customer Database systems as needed and takes necessary steps to correct any discrepancies
  • Escalates potential payroll issues or problems before they happen and escalates to manager, or other departments for resolution
  • Performs special projects as assigned, such as Paycard administration, documenting workflows, improving processes and procedures, and periodic updates to Payroll related forms, employee handbooks and operations manuals
  • Responds to ad-hoc reporting requests for data from payroll systems, such as a quarterly reports and/or reports to verify accuracy of data
  • May be required to train and/or guide other team members
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent related work experience
  • Demonstrated ability to support full cycle payroll processing in a medium to large size organization
  • Proficiency with MS Office suite of products and with ADP Workforce Now and ADP Time and Attendance; 5+ years of experience using ADP Workforce Now and Time and Attendance or Ceridian Dayforce to facilitate payroll procedures
  • Demonstrated ability to processing new hires, terminations, status changes, tax changes, deductions, direct deposits, calculating wage and overtime payments, double time and other duties associated with standard payroll processing; understanding of employment law, common Payroll/HR practices, and government/federal regulations for employment standards and benefits.
  • Demonstrated commitment to meeting the needs of internal and external clients; ability to strive for high level of satisfaction;
  • Demonstrated commitment to meeting the needs of internal and external clients; ability to strive for high level of satisfaction; ability to provide excellent customer service and work well in teams to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Ability to maintain high-level and consistent work ethic in working relationships and all work-related duties
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrates ability to maintain high-level and consistent work ethic in working relationships and all work-related duties
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong administrative skills, including strict attention to detail and accuracy; excellent organizational, prioritizing and time management skills
  • Ability to adapt to changing work environments; proven ability to problem-solve using analytical and reasoning skills
  • Ability to learn processes quickly for more efficient and effective results.
  • Experience working within a labor union context is preferred.

Additional Information:
  • This position is 100% remote until summer. 1-2 days/week in the office required after that point.
Job Title: Payroll Specialist
Location: San Francisco, CA
Compensation: $80,000-90,000/year

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