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Payroll Specialist

Payroll | Santa Rosa, CA | Full Time, Contract, and Temporary

Job Description

HR Payroll Specialist 680001


  • Support Year End Project activities to successful completion
  • Support processing bi-weekly payroll for 4,500+ US employees
  • Processing and audit of data entry & import/export interfaces for employee changes and make any corrections/adjustments
  • Review, audit and balancing of all payroll-related input to ensure accurate and timely payment of salaries and benefits, compliant with federal & state regulations
  • Create and update payroll procedures and run ad hoc reports as necessary
  • Assist with special projects as related to the payroll function to bring value to the company through streamlining processes, automation, etc.


  • 8+ years payroll experience in mid-to-large tech, multi-state company
  • Complete understanding of payroll process, tax laws and SOX policies & controls for the US
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, ability to define problems, collect data to establish facts, draw a valid conclusion and report on findings for resolution
  • Strive to understand the payroll system to improve processes
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills, ability to lead meetings
  • Ability to manage projects/small teams successfully
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Proficient in PC skills including Word, Outlook; ability to perform pivots, Vlookups and other functions within Excel
  • FPC or CPP & APA or CPA affiliation a plus
  • Experience with ADP (Vantage and eTime platforms) a plus

$40-$45 per Hour          Santa Rosa, CA 95403             24 Month Assignment