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Payroll Specialist

Sacramento, CA 95811

Industry : Accounting/Finance Job Number: 39509 Pay Rate: 34.00

Job Description

Payroll Specialist 

Sacramento, Ca

$32 - $34/hour

Hybrid Work Schedule

Temporary Position, Full Time Hours

Star Staffing is looking for an experienced Payroll Specialist to take on a temporary role with a prominent business in Sacramento! Candidates do need to come with two years of Workday payroll experience and be comfortable working within Microsoft Excel. 

What you’ll do:

The Payroll Specialist will play a crucial role in the processing and maintaining of payroll and audits. Responsibilities could include reviewing timesheets, transcribing data, analyzing records, responding to employees’ inquiries, and general office duties.

Top responsibilities:

  • Inputs, processes, and maintains payroll and tax data in the payroll system for hourly and salaried employees to produce payment of wages.

  • Prepares, analyzes, and reviews payroll records and reports to produce payroll funding requests, deposit taxes, and distribute deductions withheld for each payroll period.

  • Calculates earnings and maintains withholding status and deductions to process the payroll, including complex exception items such paid time off, terminations, and tax adjustments.

  •  Provides assistance in payroll bank account reconciliation process. Coordinates with financial accounting personnel in preparation of journal entries to correct or adjust payroll general ledger accounts.

  • Performs duties relating to the day to day maintenance and operation of the payroll system.

  • Responds to employee inquiries and resolves related problems.

  • Performs other related duties and special projects as assigned.

Must Haves:

  • Workday Payroll experience - 2 years minimum

  • Intermediate to Advanced Excel experience

  • Calculation/Accounting reconciliation knowledge

About Star Staffing:

A women-powered workforce solutions and staffing company serving Northern California with offices in Santa Rosa, Petaluma, Napa, Fairfield, Sacramento, Lodi, Hayward, and Manteca. We offer local expertise and service and provide a wide range of positions and industries.


Job Requirements

Kronos, Timekeeping, Mutlitasking, Workday, Payroll
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