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Payroll Administrator

General & Administrative

Newark, CA      Full-Time

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We are looking for a Payroll Administrator with steady work experience and a solid academic background. If you are the kind of person who is detail-oriented, able to multitask and like to take on new challenges, then we want to talk with you!

The role:

  • Assist payroll specialists in performing daily payroll department operations.
  • Audits time and attendance system for integrity.
  • Verifies proper approval for timecards and all time worked.
  • Processes garnishments, child support orders, tax levies, quarterly tax verifications, and worker compensation reports.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Administrative duties in support of the payroll department as assigned.
  • Collects, verifies, and stores organizational payroll data.
  • Reconciles payroll-related general ledger and prepares reports or statements summarizing payroll-related accounts.
  • Monitors the general Payroll Outlook inbox and forwards messages to appropriate accountant.
  • Responds to Employment Verification requests.
  • Responsible for managing all payroll employee files.
  • Assist with training managers and new users on time and attendance system.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by Manager/Payroll Accountant.


  • 3+ years of Payroll experience
  • Experience working with Payroll Systems – Paychex and UltiPro are a huge plus
  • AA Degree in Business with emphasis in Payroll related field or equivalent education and experience preferred.
  • General accounting background.
  • Basic knowledge of payroll laws and regulations.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including listening and critical reading skills.
  • Good computer skills and experience with Microsoft Suite.
  • Provide courteous and responsive support, while maintaining strict confidentiality of sensitive materials and issues and adhering to foundation policies.
  • Must be able to work independently with little supervision and be able to work quickly with extremely high accuracy.
  • Ability to build trusted relationships and be part of a high performing team, exhibiting strong interpersonal skills and a service-oriented approach.
  • Flexibility and willingness to work as an adaptive team player in a changing environment where day-to-day responsibilities are expected to fluctuate over time.
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