Payroll Accountant

  • Location
    Hayward, California
  • Category
    Accountant - General
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We are seeking a Payroll Accountant professional for an opportunity at a mid-sized company in Hayward. The candidate will report to the CFO and manage and manage all the related payroll activities as well as work on the general accounting assisting the CFO with account reconciliations. This is a full-time contract position that starts as soon as possible.



  • Manage workflow to ensure all payroll transactions are processed accurately and timely
  • Resolve daily payroll department operations
  • Reconcile payroll prior to transmission and validate confirmed reports
  • Understand proper taxation of employer paid benefits
  • Process accurate and timely year-end reporting when necessary (W-2, W-2c, etc.)
  • Prepare and maintain standard and ad hoc reports.
  • Provide support to Payroll Accounting personnel.


  • 2-3 years of payroll processing experience
  • Solid knowledge of general accounting is required (GAAP, debits and credits).
  • Software experience with ADP and Quickbooks is helpful
  • Attention to detail, problem-solver, analytical, and organized
  • Working knowledge of federal and state regulations
  • Strong PC skills including proficiency in Excel

    Experience: 2-3 years of payroll experience


    Compensation: $35-40/hour based on experience


    Please submit your resume today!

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