Data Entry Clerk

Petaluma, CA 94954

Industry : Other (Skills) Job Number: 28425


We are seeking a proactive and detail-oriented person to join Star Staffing’s payroll team.  The Data Entry Clerk will provide ongoing support to the company by performing general payroll duties.   The Data Entry Clerk has excellent organizational skills, pays close attention to detail and is great at managing their time.  The ideal Candidate will bring their clerical, computer, customer service and data entry skills together in an office setting.

This is a Temporary role, lasting approximately 6 months.


  • Assist payroll team in the processing of weekly payroll for multiple branch locations
  • Enters and verifies data from time keeping system to computerized payroll system, including employee name, days worked, overtime earnings, if any, date, gross pay, deductions, required withholdings and net earnings
  • Review forms for accuracy prior to data entry
  • Data entry of payroll information
  • Maintain appropriate documentation to substantiate data entry requests
  • Review data entry requests to confirm proper authorizations are present
  • Respond to employee inquiries regarding payroll-related issues
  • Locate and correct data entry errors or report them to managers
  • Processes special payrolls including the annual bonus and year-end adjustment payrolls
  • Assist in special projects as assigned by management 
  • Other duties as assigned


  • High School Diploma/GED required with 1 to 2 years working in an office environment
  • Any combination of education, training and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities  
  • Bilingual - English/Spanish – Written and verbal (Preferred) 
  • Prior payroll experience and knowledge of payroll software a plus
  • Outstanding data entry skills
  • Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement
  • Skillful in learning new processes and systems
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, and Outlook  
  • Commitment to excellence and High Standards
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Amazing time management skills and ability to prioritize workflow
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Customer Service Driven
  • Clean DMV and proof of insurance required

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