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Payroll Specialist

Company: KBS - Kellermeyer Bergensons Services, LLC
Location: Oceanside
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Payroll Specialist

Department: Payroll

Location: Oceanside, California

FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt

Reports to: Director of Payroll

Status: Full-time

Compensation: $22-27 Per Hour

Position Summary

Responsible for processing Payroll transactions and facilitating timely payment for all company employees.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Entry of hours and payment requests submitted via email from Field Managers in the Kronos and Workday systems
Research and resolve various employee payroll issues via email and telephone
Process daily payroll check runs and issue final checks according to state laws
Review and process employee garnishment and wage attachments, including communications with employees, vendors, and agencies
Previous experience in working in an in-house payroll environment
Strong attention to detail and accuracy
Able to work in a fast-paced, high-volume environment
Bi-lingual in Spanish (written and verbal) to effectively communicate with employees
Able to work effectively within a team-oriented environment
Provides employee and Field Manager support and training assistance for various payroll related tasks via email and telephone
Able to deal well with ambiguity and assess requests independently to determine a best course of action, including when to escalate an issue to Management team
Is communicative and responsive to the business needs of their team members, employees, and Field Managers
Other duties as assigned

Qualifications, Skills And Competencies
Functional working knowledge of the Kronos Timekeeping System.
Functional working knowledge of the Workday HRIS and Payroll platform or a similar in-house payroll processing system.
Working knowledge of current State and Federal laws relating to termination, garnishment, and minimum wage requirements.
Ability to work in fast paced, team-oriented environment to meet deadlines with accuracy
Ability to manage and participate in cross-functional relationships with empathy and a focus on customer service.
Must have high integrity and excellent discretion as this position has access to highly confidential, sensitive information relating to employees, customers, and technologies.
Must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
Ability to organize, prioritize and handle multiple tasks with a sense of urgency.
Ability to function independently in a multi-task environment, as well as part of a team.
Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Proficient in MS Office tools Excel, Outlook, and Word.
Type 30+ WPM
Proficient in Ten Key
Ability to independently prioritize projects and tasks daily to accommodate deadlines.
Strong planning and organizational skills
Detail-oriented, but able to grasp big-picture concepts
Ability to follow the appropriate safety precautions
Comfortable communication with all levels of management and employees
Maintain strictest confidentiality and demonstrate trustworthiness

Experience/Education :
3+ years' experience in high volume Payroll/Accounting related position required.
Experience with union and prevailing wage payroll processing a plus, but not required.
High school diploma/GED required; Associates degree preferred

Regular weekly schedule with the possibility of overtime if needed; weekend shifts available; work weekend or holidays as needed

Travel: Not required


Keywords: KBS - Kellermeyer Bergensons Services, LLC, Oceanside , Payroll Specialist, Human Resources , Oceanside, California

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