Randstad Payroll Specialist (3454) in Redwood City, California

Payroll Specialist (3454)


Redwood City, CA

Date Posted:

Friday, September 30, 2016

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Questions? 650-343-5111.


Randstad Finance & Accounting

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Payroll Specialist - Redwood City

Publicly traded company seeking Payroll Specialist to help with increased workload for a 2 month contract. This individual will be processing multi-state bi-weekly payroll, including calculating and recording payroll deductions, processing terminations, insepcting/auditing payroll registers and reports for accuracy and completeness.


  • Process the Automatic Data Processing (ADP) bi-weekly payroll for the North American region using the Pay Force platform.

  • Process new hires, terminations, status changes, tax changes, deductions, direct deposits, time sheet data, pay rate changes, garnishments

  • Process commission and bonus payments, retroactive adjustments, special pay, and sick leave.

  • Generate manual checks and distribute ADP prepared checks.

  • Resolve questions/problems regarding employee paychecks, direct deposit. Researches and reissues stale checks.

  • Performs audits of payroll detail for accuracy to ensure compliance with regulatory agencies and internal policy and procedures

  • Oversees the maintenance of associate payroll data including regulatory reporting, responding to governmental agency inquiries (i.e., court-ordered levies and garnishments, formal audits, IRS and DOL investigations)

  • Works to ensure payroll related compliance including but not limited to state mandated certified payroll processing, bonus and incentive check administration, W2 and W2C administration, on-demand payments as required by law, and taxation

  • Consistently looks for automation opportunities to maximize operational efficiency

  • Preparation of monthly payroll bureau submissions and review of bureau-prepared payrolls for completeness and accuracy

  • Organize, secure and maintain all files, records in accordance with policies and procedures archive and retains employee payroll records and files as required by law.

  • Provides information to employees and third parties upon request concerning payroll, deductions, vacation, and employment verification.

  • Maintain E-Time (ADP Time & Attendance System) including set up of all users, updating schedules, reviewing and monitoring accruals.

  • Responsible for assisting employees and/ or manager with any questions related to E-Time.

  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others; support team to reach common goals


  • at least 3-5 years of Payroll experience

Compensation: $30/hr

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