Payroll Specialist

Modesto, CA 95354

Posted: 06/20/24 Employment Type: Temp Job Category: HR - Payroll Job Number: 10466

Job Description

Payroll Specialist
Temporary: 3-6 Months
Comp: $23.00-$25.50/hr DOE
Location: Modesto, CA

We have an immediate opening for a Payroll Specialist to assist a large client with a project. The Payroll Specialist supports the weekly processing of the company-wide payroll. 

  • Process wage garnishments, child support orders, and taxable adjustments, as assigned
  • Responsible for payroll administration of Trust Funds; reports eligibility of Health & Welfare and pension hours to Trust Fund(s); submits monthly reports and contribution payments
  • Respond to payroll related inquiries made by external agencies (i.e. Child Support, Unemployment, etc.) for hours and/or wages
  • Calculate and maintain all time off categories
  • Maintain and update employee information in payroll system, including deductions and withholdings
  • Perform audit and works closely with managers to ensure compliance with Time and Attendance system
  • Enter data into payroll system; computes wages and deductions and posts to payroll records
  • Process final check, including calculating final dues owed and ensuring various key elements are secured, (e.g. hours worked, benefit time owed, deductions, etc.) along with appropriate allocations
  • Coordinate tax notices/issues with the tax filing service and/or taxing agencies to resolve the tax related issues
  • Enter employee legally required and voluntary deductions in payroll system
  • Calculate and file bi-weekly Federal and State payroll taxes; sends report of payroll taxes to Accounting and Cash Management departments
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • 3 Years Directly related experience
  • Associates or Bachelors Degree preferred
  • Knowledge of garnishment/child support processing
  • Knowledge and experience working in a unionized payroll and experience with Trust Fund reporting
  • Knowledge of tax deposit requirements; demonstrated knowledge in calculation of gross payroll to net payroll and working with a variety of deduction and pay codes
  • Ability to work with confidential information
  • Intermediate  Excel & Word 
  • Skilled and Proficient 10-key by touch

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