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Payroll Specialist

Accounting | San Francisco, CA | Full Time, Contract, and Temporary

Job Description

Payroll Specialist 598837

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for timely data gathering and preparation of semi-monthly and monthly payrolls for international entities, including but not limited to new hire registration, exit paperwork, employee transfers, etc.
  • Serve as a backup for US and Canada semi-monthly payroll, including but not limited to new hire registration, exit paperwork, employee transfers, etc.
  • Partner with US and global HR, Payroll and Finance teams to proactively identify and address issues; provide timely support and resolution
  • Manage relationships with various payroll providers with focus on the accuracy and timely receipt of payroll reports; data validation and resolving discrepancies within tight deadlines.
  • Coordinate payroll approvals and funding instructions with Finance team
  • Provide timely and high value customer service to company employees ensuring research and responses are thorough
  • Ensure compliance with statutory regulations, company policies, and internal controls.
  • Reply to tax notices, wage orders, unemployment claims, government correspondences, and verification of employments for company entities
  • Process equity-based transactions in accordance with reporting requirement of each country
  • Support various internal and external audits
  • Coordinate with Benefits Department and 3rd party providers to ensure group insurance benefits, life, disability and personal accident insurance are accurately recorded in Employee Earnings Statement and the Employers’ Returns
  • Support company management, Finance and Treasury teams with month-end close and reporting activities.
  • Ad hoc projects as assigned

Qualifications and Required Skills:

  • Experience with payroll and related software platforms, including ADP Workforce Now
  • Oracle R12 experience preferred
  • 3+ years related experience processing US and Canada payroll
  • 3+ years related experience processing global payroll including Latin America
  • Advanced Excel and strong analytical skills
  • Accuracy with record keeping and reconciliation
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Vendor management skills preferred but not required
  • Strong relationship building skills
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

$43 per Hour   San Francisco, CA 94107     4 Month Assignment