Posted: Sunday, July 9, 2017 4:36 PM
POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision, the Payroll Specialist performs a variety of payroll tax, accounting, reporting and project management duties. Employees in this job class analyze, develop, implement and administer payroll policies, procedures and systems. This job class requires extensive knowledge of multi-state and federal wage and hour laws, reporting, regulations and compliance requirements and an in-depth knowledge of company and department business systems. TYPICAL DUTIES:*Research and analyze complex issues surrounding payroll, payroll tax and accounting processes and systems.*Make recommendations for process improvements efficiencies. *Collaborates with IT and other internal departments to test improvements and ensure business requirements are met. *Proposes and documents payroll procedures and policy. *Creates communication and training plan and implements improvements.*Audit and validate quarterly and annual payroll tax returns; federal, state, local and SUI. Research and resolve tax discrepancies each pay period, including annual W-2 and FICA analysis.*Designs standardized and non-standard external reports for government and regulatory entities, as well as internal reports requested by Management team. Works with internal IT department to develop code, as needed.*Coordinates requests for internal and external audits. Reviews requests for data from auditors, state or federal agencies and determines what data to provide. Compiles data systematically, where possible, and reviews for accuracy. Ensures that information is released in accordance with company policy and department procedures.*Assist Management team by responding to inquires about payroll data and procedures.*Resolves issues related to compliance with company and regulatory requirements. *Designs and produces a variety of payroll, salary, and benefit reports for management.*Reviews reports with requester to ensure specifications and determines specific data, formats and formula requirements to meet business need.*Ensures consistent payroll practices are used throughout the company to maintain the integrity of the payroll, time collection, and GL systems.*Performs detailed analysis of data and metrics to identify trends. Create and implement plans to ensure accuracy of processes, techniques, and systems.*Develop and manage payroll project plans. Requires detailed knowledge of project management methodologies, including project plan, scope of project and project tasks.*Assist Payroll Manager and internal partners to develop, implement, and communicate new system implementations or upgrades, payroll processes, and procedures.*Conducts periodic system audits to ensure accurate payroll records and to monitor salary and benefit related data.*Reviews and audits database and intranet payroll web content for accuracy and to ensure it properly represents payroll process and content.*Stays up to date on Federal and State regulations to ensure company compliance. Requires independent use of payroll internet resources, seminars and networking with other payroll professionals.*Leads department resources for special projects.*Performs other duties and special projects, as assigned. We are an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability., , In-depth understanding of automated payroll systems and time collection systems, Strong analytical skills, advanced spreadsheet skills, word processing, and presentation software tools, ERP and customer service skills.
• Location: Sacramento
• Post ID: 16688128 sacramento