Payroll Specialist

Santa Clara, CA

Posted: 04/08/2019 Position Categories: Accounting: Payroll

A workplace solutions company located in Santa Clara is seeking a Payroll specialist who will primarily be responsible for the processing of the company's payroll and all related duties, while also providing HR generalist support to the HR team.

  • Processing full-cycle bi-weekly payroll, using Paylocity software.
  • Data entry of all payroll related information and forms such as W-4, Direct Deposit, and 401k loan updates
  • Acting as the employee contact for all payroll-related questions and discrepancies
  • Interfacing with Paylocity customer service regarding adjustments and problem-solving
  • Ensuring time sheets and work hours are entered by employees, and approved by supervisors on time prior to each payroll period
  • Setting-up new employees in Paylocity
  • Providing guidance and training of Paylocity platform for new employees
  • Processing all terminations, special, adjustments, bonuses and commission checks
  • Processing garnishments for child support and tax liens
  • Processing all government forms regarding payroll such as EDD, wage garnishments, etc
  • Assist and guide new employees through the on-boarding process using the online on-boarding system (iCIMS)
  • Manage on-boarding documentation ensuring all necessary documents are completed
  • Setting up payroll accounts in other states, as the Company hires personnel across the country

Computer Skills and/or Tools:  Experience with Paylocity software is highly preferred, but not necessary.  Some experience with online-based payroll software is required. 

Skills/Training Required:  Excellent written and verbal skills.  Excellent skills with Microsoft Office, proficiency with Excel. Ability to multi-task.  Must have excellent organizational skills.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Certification as a Payroll Specialist
  • A degree in Accounting
  • 2-3 years’ experience with payroll processing
  • Experience with online-based payroll software.

For more than forty years, Richmar Associates has connected talented job seekers with Silicon Valley businesses from start-ups to Fortune 500. We specialize in the temporary and direct placement services business. Based in the Silicon Valley, Richmar offers staffing solutions that include temporary, temp-to-hire, payroll service, vendor management and direct placement services to clients in the High-Tech Industry.
Richmar is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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