Payroll Specialist

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Accounting

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Ref ID: 01260-9502565591

Classification: Payroll Administrator

Compensation: $22.00 to $25.00 hourly

Are you a Bilingual (Spanish/English) Payroll Specialist looking to become an integral part of a dynamic & supportive team? If so, look no further! An established growing company in Santa Maria is seeking a Payroll Specialist for a temporary to full-time opening. The Payroll Specialist will be assisting the Payroll Supervisor in processing payroll and performing all related general ledger accounting activities related to Payroll. If this sounds like the perfect fit for you, reach out to us today! Role & Responsibilities: - Maintains payroll information by collecting, calculating, and entering data. - Updates payroll records by entering changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job title and department/division transfers. - Prepares reports by compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages. - Determines payroll liabilities by calculating employee federal and state income and social security taxes and employer's social security, unemployment, and workers compensation payments. - Resolves payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information. - Provides payroll information by answering questions and requests. - Maintains payroll operations by following policies and procedures, reporting needed changes. - Maintains employee confidence and protects payroll operations by keeping information confidential.

Job Requirements:
Requirements: - Bilingual in Spanish and English - Strong analytical skills, accuracy, and attention to detail - Strong organizational, written, and verbal communication skills - Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines - 3 + years' previous experience processing payroll. - High attention-to-detail required. - Payroll software experience a plus (ADP, Paychex, etc.) - Detail oriented, ability to multi-task, work independently and prioritize tasks - Prior experience with piece rate payroll is a plus but not required - Experience in the Ag Industry is a plus! For immediate consideration, please email your resume to Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-full-time basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your detail oriented skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company once again was named to FORTUNE magazine's list of 'World's Most Admired Companies' and was the highest-ranked staffing firm (March 1, 2016), and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans

Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. From accounting clerks and bookeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we provide you with access to exciting career opportunities. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

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