Payroll Specialist

Creative Financial Staffing

Santa Monica,CA


Our client a progressive and innovative real estate company located in Downtown Santa Monica is seeking a qualified, self-motivated Payroll Specialist to join their dynamic in-house Accounting team.

The Payroll Specialist is responsible for processing semi-monthly payroll using ADP Workforce Now, while maintaining the integrity of our payroll processes. This role interacts closely with the Payroll Manager, as well as the Controller to foster accuracy and efficiency of our payroll as a whole. This position will report to the Payroll Manager. Why we love this company:

Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance 401(k) Investment Plan with Matching Contributions PTO Paid Holidays Downtown Employee Discount Program Fun Calendar with Awesome Social Events Employee assistance program Details:

Maintain payroll information by collecting, calculating and entering data
Responsible for semi-monthly payroll processing for 400+ Employees in ADP Workforce Now, and all related tasks and controls to ensure proper and timely payroll processing
Responsible for processing manual checks
Complete wage garnishments and verifications of employments when needed
Understand proper taxation of employer paid benefits
Prepare periodic payroll reconciliation and submit reports to payroll manager for review
Assist in payroll and timesheet audit activities
Analyze payroll issues and recommend corrective actions
Preserve employee payroll records and timesheet data for future references
Protect payroll operations by keeping information confidential
Respond and resolve payroll related inquiries timely and accurately
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
Maintain files Requirements:

2-3 years payroll processing experience
Associates degree or higher
Working knowledge of ADP Workforce Now - Preferred
Proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook)
Strong communication skills
Highly organized

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