Payroll Specialist

  • Location
    Fremont, California
  • Category
    Accountant - General
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  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire

Accounting Principals is searching for a Payroll Specialist for a well-established company located in Fremont, CA. They have grown rapidly in 2020 and are expanding their team! The right candidate should have 3-5 years of experience in Payroll with a strong focus on processes and procedures. The candidate will report to the Accounting Lead and assist the payroll team. 


Job Responsibilities:

  • Process Payroll for 500+ employees with Payroll team, partnering with second Payroll Specialist.
  • Print various reports and transfer funds related to weekly payroll direct deposits
  • Maintain payroll reporting and create payroll reporting as needed with accruals.
  • Calculate Federal and State Taxes and print yearly and quarterly reports for State and Federal tax
  • Reconcile Payroll GL accounts and post journal entries as needed
  • Assist CFO on special projects

    Job Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of payroll experience
  • Proven process improvement experience
  • Industry experience with non-profit is a plus
  • Experience with payroll accruals and reporting
  • Solid knowledge of accounting with reconciliations and knowing your general accounting debits and credits  
  • Attention to detail, problem-solver, analytical, and organized

    Experience: 2-3 years of payroll experience

    Compensation: $35-40/hour

    Employment: Contract to Hire

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