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Payroll Specialist in Pleasanton, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 8/29/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: 2123334

Payroll Specialist

A Health and Wellness Company in the Tri-Valley is looking for a Payroll Specialist to add to their team on a Contract to hire basis. The Payroll Specialist will be responsible for processing bi-weekly payroll for up to 200+ employees and maintaining payroll data. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who is comfortable working independently in a fast-paced environment and has at least 2 years' experience in payroll with a company in similar size.


  • Administer and process payroll for 200+ employee exempt and non-exempt employees
  • Process and audit payroll, including PTO, sick time, bonuses, terminations, leave of absences
  • Maintain employee records, W4s, direct deposits, deductions etc.
  • Verify compliance with federal and state payroll requirements
  • Prepare payroll for upload and prepare reports as needed
  • Serve as point of contact for employees with payroll questions and issues

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance, or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of experience processing full cycle payroll
  • ADP Workforce Now experience, strongly preferred
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail

Hourly pay up to $35.00 an hour. To apply, please send resumes or call now 925 924 6214 for more information.

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