Currently seeking a Payroll Specialist for an opening. The ideal candidate will have 6 years of total experience in payroll processing and tax reporting.
-Primary responsibilities include the processing of payroll, defined contribution plans, garnishments and tax liabilities.
-The ideal candidate will have strong knowledge of wage and hour law, payroll concepts and practices.
-Processes time cards on a timely basis to ensure payroll distribution time schedule is met.
-Reviews and code time cards to ensure payment is consistent with the System's policies.
-Coordinates with various departments and with Human Resources to ensure appropriate employee file documentation for deductions and other pay arrangements, and keep records electronically in an organized manner for ease of access.
-Resolves employee payroll issues in a courteous and timely manner.
-Calculate and input payroll adjustments and retroactive pay increases.
-Prepares appropriate documents and secure appropriate approvals for payroll tax deposits and for transfer of payroll funds as needed and within the prescribed time frame.
-Process all child support and garnishment court orders and timely submit for payment.
-Maintain and timely process defined contribution plans according to the plan documents.
-Prepares and submit as appropriate (monthly, quarterly, annually) required Federal and State payroll reports.
-Keeps immediate supervisor informed of payroll issues and any reporting discrepancies.
-Stays current on the Health System payroll policies, payroll regulatory requirements, and payroll tax withholding and reporting requirements at both state and federal level.
-Reviews payroll policies and determine areas where pay practices are inconsistent with policy, coordinating updates to policy with management.
-Ensures that the Heath System policies and regulatory requirements as it relates to payroll and payroll processing are being administered correctly.
-Assists in the development of policies and procedures as needed including the ability to compose new and/or revised policies and identify key issues.
-Maintains and updates payroll tax rates on system used by the Health System Coordinates changes to the payroll processing system, researches and updates program modifications and impact on users and payroll staff.
-Coordinates and/or conducts various payroll tax and audits as they arise (EDD, IRS, 403b, and workers compensation).
-Conducts payroll training at new hire orientations.
-HS Diploma or GED
-3 years experience working in a supervisory/senior payroll capacity
-6 years total experience in payroll processing and tax reporting
-Experience with in-house payroll processing and taxation
-California Employer's Guide and the IRS' Employer's Tax Guide required
Hours: Monday to Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm