Payroll Specialist

  • Location
    Burbank, California
  • Category
    Accounting & Finance
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  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire

Accounting Principals is seeking energetic Payroll Specialist with an excellent proven track record of efficiently running the Payroll process in a fast-paced environment for a construction company. Our client offers competitive wages and benefits along with training and development programs to help you accomplish your professional objectives.


  • Responsible for processing branch field payroll by collecting time sheets and entering hours worked by field employees into the payroll system
  • Export, balance, process and accrue field payroll for both Construction & Maintenance. Post all payroll on a weekly basis.
  • Process prevailing wage payroll and run reports to ensure company is in compliance.
  • Run reports out of Time Summit, and provide reports to branch personnel
  • Enter new employees into the payroll software and HRMS
  • Enter weekly time worked into the payroll software.
  • Adhere to deadlines as set by Corporate.
  • Meet month-end deadlines.
  • Auto batching and inputting into the Paperless System
  • Maintain field employee files.
  • Consult with the Senior Payroll Administrator regarding discrepancies and/or problems.
  • Prepares electronic correspondence, reports and other forms of written communications.
  • Assists with special projects as required.
  • Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 2-3 years processing payroll
  • In-house payroll required
  • Manual payroll processing required
  • Knowledge of Sage Timberline and bi-lingual Spanish is preferred
  • Basic knowledge of state and federal tax withholding rules and how the wages and taxes feed to the quarterly payroll tax returns
  • Strong computer skills with intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel to create and update payroll reports
  • Able to prioritize; high sense of urgency and attention to detail and maintaining confidentiality
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a fast paced environment
  • *Paid time off, paid holidays and sick time. Full benefits including health, dental, vision and 401K.

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