Payroll Assistant

  • Location
    Oakland, California
  • Category
    Payroll / Benefits
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Accounting Principals is working with one of our clients looking to fill a Payroll Assistant job for the corporate office located in Oakland, CA.  This position is 100 percent in-office! The ideal candidate will have at least 1 year of experience working in payroll or in a payroll department. The role will be responsible for assisting the payroll analyst and the duties include managing the payroll email inbox responding timely, maintaining an on-going excel spreadsheet with requests and resolution tracking, entering 1 time payments for stipends, running various reports, manage the I-9’s from completing forms and reviewing documents, data entry, filing and assisting with other duties and projects as assigned.


Qualifications for the job include:

- Payroll experience highly preferred

- Strong customer service and communications skills (written & verbal)

- Solid data entry skills (typing & 10-key)

- Team player, able to work independently, and enthusiastic

- Reliable, a can-do positive attitude, and meets deadlines

- Detailed, a problem-solver,  and organized

- Comfortable with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word & Outlook)

- Associates or Bachelor’s Degree would be a plus 


Experience: 1 year of payroll experience

Compensation: $25.00 – $30.00

Employment Type: Temporary (6 months plus)


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